Sensation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 73 - 78 of 176

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Question 73

Sensation

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In the eye, focusing is accomplished by

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

changing the thickness of the cornea.

b.

relaxing or constricting the fovea.

c.

changing the distance between the lens and the retina.

d.

changing the thickness (or shape) of the lens.

Question 74

Sensation

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As the ossicles move back and forth, one of them the stapes presses on a membrane called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The oval window

b.

The colliculus

c.

The cochlear nucleus

d.

The olivary nucleus

Question 75

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MCQ▾

If you look at your tongue closely in a mirror, you will notice a number of bumps on it, some large and some small. These bumps are called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Papillae

b.

Clefts

c.

Taste buds

d.

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Question 76

Sensation

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Which theory of hearing explains the perception of higher sounds?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

place

b.

frequency

c.

auditory

d.

tone

Question 77

Sensation

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MCQ▾

The scientific term for farsightedness is

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Choice (4)Response

a.

retinitis.

b.

astigmatism.

c.

hyperopia.

d.

myopia.

Question 78

Sensation

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MCQ▾

Seeing out of the corner of your eye, often important in sports activities and driving, is called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

tunnel vision.

b.

astigmatism.

c.

peripheral vision.

d.

feature detection.

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