Biological Basis of Psychology-Medical Techniques (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 21

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Question number: 1

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A PET scan involves the injection of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

sodium and potassium.

b.

iodine.

c.

xenon gas.

d.

radioactive sugar.

Question number: 2

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What does an EEG records?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Chemical activity in specific areas of the brain

b.

Direct electrical stimulation of the brain

c.

The number of neurons in the brain

d.

Electrical impulses from the brain

Question number: 3

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What does MRI involves?

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a.

Injecting a slightly radioactive solution into the bloodstream to measure the amount absorbed by the brain

b.

Testing patients’ brain damage after severe brain injuries

c.

Following brain images to get an exact measurement of brain size, capacity, and abilities

d.

Passing non-harmful radio frequencies through the brain to study brain structure

Question number: 4

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The brain-scanning technique that produces color-coded pictures showing the relative, ongoing activity of different brain areas is known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

computed tomography

b.

positron-emission tomography

c.

magnetic resonance imaging

d.

electroencephalograph

Question number: 5

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What is the difference between magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

MRI examines glucose levels, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

b.

MRI provides a two-dimensional X-ray, while fMRI provides a three-dimensional X-ray.

c.

MRI does not allow researchers to examine the brain in action, while fMRI does.

d.

MRI examines oxygenated blood, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

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