Biological Basis of Psychology (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 185 - 190 of 572

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Question number: 185

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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Question

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.

Inhibition

c.

Bouton vesicles

d.

Excitation

Question number: 186

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Endocrine System

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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 true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

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

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 187

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The use of an electrode to destroy small areas of the brain beneath the surface is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

ablation.

b.

surface lesioning.

c.

electroencephalography.

d.

deep lesioning.

Question number: 188

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The cerebral cortex is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the bundle of fibers connecting the cerebral hemispheres.

b.

the two large hemispheres that cover the upper part of the brain.

c.

the highest and largest brain area in humans.

d.

the outer layer of the cerebrum.

Question number: 189

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Touch

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Which of the following body areas is most sensitive to pain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the buttocks

b.

behind the knee

c.

the thumb pad

d.

the cheek

Question number: 190

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Medical Techniques

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The plethysmograph is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

measures changes in blood volume.

b.

a device employed in pupillometric studies.

c.

typically used in conjunction with role play.

d.

an unobtrusive measure.

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