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Question 279

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Increase in synaptic strength is due to the simultaneous stimulation of pre – synaptic and post – synaptic neurons. (November Paper 2)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Long term potentiation can be induced in the laboratory by stimulating the pre- synaptic neurons with pulses of high frequency of electricity for few seconds.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

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

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 280

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

Where is the primary visual cortex located in occipital lobe?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Back of the occipital lobe

b.

Front of the occipital lobe

c.

Left of the occipital lobe

d.

Right of the occipital lobe

Question 281

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

In Vertebrates, myelin is produced in the brain and spinal cord by ________ , and in rest of nervous system by________ .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Astrocytes; Microglia

b.

Oligodendrocytes; Schwann cells

c.

Schwann cells; Oligodendrocytes

d.

Microglia; Astrocytes

Question 282

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

Absorptive phase of energy mobilization involves the following events. Arrange them in the correct sequence.

(1) Glucose increases.

(2) Parasympathetic activation.

(3) Pancreas secretes insulin.

(4) Glucose enters the body cells.

(5) Glucose is stored in liver and muscles as glycogen.

(6) Fat stored in adipose cells as triglycerides.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) (2) (3) (5) (4) (6)

b.

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)

c.

(1) (3) (2) (4) (6) (5)

d.

(1) (4) (2) (6) (5) (3)

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