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Question number: 526

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

Appeared in Year: 2015

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Action potentials normally travel along axons in one direction. (December)

Reason (Ꭱ)

The portions of an axon over which an action potential has just travelled are left momentarily refractory.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

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

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 527

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Simi is totally blind, but she follows a 24-hr day-night cycle like the rest of us, and seems comfortably adapted to it. Studies on animals suggest she relies on: (December)

(a) A built-in rhythm in her suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN)

(b) Non-visual receptors in her eyes.

(c) Social activity

(d) Clocks

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b only

b.

c and d

c.

a, c and d

d.

d only

Question number: 528

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Touch

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Read the statement and choose the correct answer out of given options:

“If your hand is placed in a container of hot water and other in cold water. Then both hands are placed in a container of lukewarm water. ” Most people experience: (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The hand initially placed in hot water feels the lukewarm water as cool whereas hand initially placed in cold water feels it as hot.

b.

the hands will have feeling of equal hotness but more than temperature of lukewarm water.

c.

hands will hare feeling of equal coldness lower than temperature of lukewarm water.

d.

The hand initially placed in hot water feels the lukewarm water as hot whereas hand initially placed in cold water feels it as cold.

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