Biological Basis of Psychology-Brain (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 152 - 157 of 198

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Question number: 152

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The importance of hypothalamus to psychologists is that ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It contains nuclei and fiber tracks which are related to motivated behavior of a biological sort

b.

It contains only fiber

c.

It contains many groupings of nerve cells

d.

It does not receive major inputs from outside thalamus

Question number: 153

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About ________ percent of the human cerebral cortex is in the frontal lobes.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

10

b.

20

c.

50

d.

40

Question number: 154

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In the center, or core, of the brain stem, running from the medulla upto the midbrain, is a complex region containing many small clumps of neurons and a number of long and short nerve fibers. The appearances of this region is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Movement of muscles

b.

The reticular formation

c.

Sensory fibers

d.

Reflexes

Question number: 155

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Some of the nuclei of the thalamus, hypothalamus, and cerebrum are interconnected to form a kind of ring or border around the lower portion of the forebrain. This group of structure is known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Fornix

b.

Limbic system

c.

Amygdala

d.

Septal nuclei

Question number: 156

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Limbic system is also called as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Mid brain

b.

Hind brain

c.

Small brain

d.

Anxiety Switch

Question number: 157

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Which of the following statements concerning the brain is true?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Even if damage is limited to less crucial areas of the cortex, the person’s behavior changes so radically that even casual observers know that some brain damage has occurred.

b.

Damage to the subcortex may endanger a person’s life.

c.

Because the cerebrum is so indispensable to functioning, damage to it may endanger a person’s life.

d.

The cerebral cortex is considered a part of the hindbrain.

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