Sensation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 79 - 84 of 176

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Question 79

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Sensory adaptation is normally most rapid for the sense of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

kinesthesis.

b.

vision.

c.

taste.

d.

olfaction.

Question 80

Sensation

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MCQ▾

Cones are most numerous in a specialized region of the retina known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Optic disc

b.

Cornea

c.

Optic nerve

d.

Fovea

Question 81

Sensation

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MCQ▾

The ________ is the region of the retina where the optic nerve fibers leave and where the blood vessels enter and leave the retina.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sclera

b.

Blind spot

c.

Choroid

d.

Fovea

Question 82

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MCQ▾

________ serves the pressure sense for the roots of hair.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Meissner corpuscles

b.

Basket-nerve ending

c.

Pacinian corpuscles

d.

Free nerve ending

Question 83

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MCQ▾

A popular theory of olfaction which states that odors are related to the shapes of chemical molecules is the ________ theory.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

place

b.

frequency

c.

flavor/fragrance

d.

lock and key

Question 84

Sensation

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MCQ▾

A visual defect known as astigmatism is the result of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

a misshapen cornea or lens.

b.

an eyeball that is too short.

c.

an eyeball that is too long.

d.

an abnormal distribution of visual receptors in the retina.

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