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Question 176

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

In the center, or core, of the brain stem, running from the medulla upto the midbrain, is a complex region containing many small clumps of neurons and a number of long and short nerve fibers. The appearances of this region is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Reflexes

b.

The reticular formation

c.

Sensory fibers

d.

Movement of muscles

Question 177

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

In states of arousal and in stressful situations ________ is active.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Nervous system

b.

Somatic nervous system

c.

Sympathetic system

d.

Parasympathetic system

Question 178

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Some of the nuclei of the thalamus, hypothalamus, and cerebrum are interconnected to form a kind of ring or border around the lower portion of the forebrain. This group of structure is known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Fornix

b.

Limbic system

c.

Septal nuclei

d.

Amygdala

Question 179

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Limbic system is also called as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Small brain

b.

Mid brain

c.

Hind brain

d.

Anxiety Switch

Question 180

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Which of the following statements concerning the brain is true?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Damage to the subcortex may endanger a person՚s life.

b.

Because the cerebrum is so indispensable to functioning, damage to it may endanger a person՚s life.

c.

The cerebral cortex is considered a part of the hindbrain.

d.

Even if damage is limited to less crucial areas of the cortex, the person՚s behavior changes so radically that even casual observers know that some brain damage has occurred.

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