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Question 23

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Sue has recovered from extensive injury to her left cerebral hemisphere and has continued her career with little sign of impairment. Her occupation is most likely

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

accountant.

b.

graphic artist.

c.

sports writer for a newspaper.

d.

English teacher.

Question 24

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

In the brain, the function of the reticular formation is similar to the hotel service known as

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

advance registration.

b.

wake-up call.

c.

maid service.

d.

room service.

Question 25

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Cerebral cortex is Latin word meaning ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Brain bark

b.

Brain bark and covering

c.

Covering

d.

None of the above

Question 26

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

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MCQ▾

The rapid withdrawal of a person՚s hand from a hot radiator is a ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Reflex

b.

Sensation

c.

Input

d.

Emotion

Question 27

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

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MCQ▾

The effect of a neurotransmitter on the receiving cell which increase the tendency to fire nerve impulses is ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Presynaptic

b.

Excitation

c.

Bouton vesicles

d.

Inhibition

Question 28

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

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Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Thyroid over-secretion leads to a condition known as “Grave՚s disease”

Reason(Ꭱ)

Grave՚s disease is characterised by accelerated metabolic processes

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

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