Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 207 - 211 of 373

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Question 207

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neurotransmitters

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Airborne chemical signals which greatly affect mating, sexual behavior, and territorial marking among animals are called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pheromones.

b.

anosmias.

c.

lock and key signals.

d.

hormones.

Question 208

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Structure

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The human brain is estimated to contain atleast ________ nerve cells.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

150 billion

b.

145 billion

c.

200 billion

d.

100 billion

Question 209

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
The Endocrine System Types and Functions

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MCQ▾

The nervous system is linked to the glandular system of the body by connections between the hypothalamus and the ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pituitary gland

b.

Thalamus

c.

Cerebrum

d.

Cerebral cortex

Question 210

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
The Endocrine System Types and Functions

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MCQ▾

Hormones

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

are related to neurotransmitters.

b.

are the electrical messengers of the glands.

c.

are similar to neurotransmitters, but unlike neurotransmitters, hormones do not require receptor sites.

d.

generally maintain a steady state in our bodily functions.

Question 211

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Just above the midbrain, forming a kind of expanded bulb on top of the brain stem, is the region of the forebrain known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Occipital lobe

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Thalamus

d.

Corpus callosum

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