Biological Basis of Psychology-Brain (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 18 - 24 of 196

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Question number: 18

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The so-called “master gland” which helps control the activities of various ductless glands is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Adrenal medulla

b.

Cortex

c.

Gonad

d.

Anterior pituitary

Question number: 19

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The thalamus can be characterized as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A relay system

b.

Part of spinal cord

c.

A regulatory system

d.

The conscious switch of the brain

Question number: 20

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A part of the brain that sends signals “alert” to higher centers of the brain in response to incoming messages is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Thalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Limbic system

d.

Reticular formation

Question number: 21

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Damage to the cerebellum would result in:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Loss of memory

b.

Loss of muscular coordination

c.

Heart failure

d.

Loss of hearing

Question number: 22

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Which of the following is known as “the master gland”?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

pituitary gland

b.

hypothalamus

c.

adrenal gland

d.

parathyroid

Question number: 23

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The corpus callosum is responsible for

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Choice (4) Response

a.

relaying information between the right and left hemispheres.

b.

dreams.

c.

verbal processing.

d.

speech production.

Question number: 24

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The group of brain structures that influence emotion, motivation, and memory, and consequently the individual’s survival, is known as the:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

endocrine system

b.

cerebellum

c.

reticular formation

d.

limbic system

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