Biological Basis of Psychology-Brain (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 174 - 179 of 195

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Question number: 174

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A brief electrical current is applied to the cortex causing movements and muscular twitches in various parts of the body. The area stimulated is the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

somasthetic area of the parietal lobe.

b.

motor cortex of the frontal lobes.

c.

association cortex of the occipital lobes.

d.

interpretative cortex of the temporal lobes.

Question number: 175

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The hippocampus

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a.

is associated with forming lasting memories.

b.

is involved with sensing emotion.

c.

is part of the hypothalamus.

d.

has direct connections to the occipital lobe.

Question number: 176

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________ is closely related to grammar and pronunciation.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Agnosia

b.

Aphasia

c.

Broca’s area

d.

Wernicke’s area

Question number: 177

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Agnosia may sometimes be helped by

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a.

cues of touch.

b.

speech therapy.

c.

waiting long enough to think through an answer.

d.

visual cues.

Question number: 178

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The ________ area in the brain acts as a final “switching station” for most incoming sensory information.

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a.

autonomic nervous system

b.

thalamus

c.

reticular formation (RF)

d.

superior colliculus

Question number: 179

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________ plays a role in the regulation of the internal environment of the body.

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a.

Pituitary gland

b.

Hormones

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Thalamus

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