Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour-Neurons [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 6 of 120

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Question 1

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Neurons come in many sizes and shapes, but they have certain features in common. Each has a cell body that contains the machinery to keep the neuron alive, and each has two types of fiber ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dendrites and an axon

b.

Axon and myelin sheath

c.

Cell membrane and myelin sheath

d.

Dendrites and cell membrane

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Question 2

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It is easy to see the significance of excitation, but it is not easy to see the significance of ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Synaptic cleft

b.

Inhibition

c.

Synapses

d.

Axon

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Question 3

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The part of the nerve cell specialized for conducting information is the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

soma

b.

cell body

c.

neurilemma

d.

axon

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Question 4

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Nerve impulses reaching the ________ initiate a process which causes some of the vesicles to move to the synaptic cleft, where they discharge their stored neurotransmitter.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dendrites

b.

Boutons

c.

Synapses

d.

Axons

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Question 5

Question MCQ▾

The ________ regulates the functioning of other glands.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

pineal gland

b.

pituitary gland

c.

thyroid gland

d.

adrenal gland

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Question 6

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Information is passed from one neuron to another by chemicals known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Neurotransmitters

b.

Neuro transfer

c.

Nerve impulses

d.

All of the above

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