Biological Basis of Psychology-Medical Techniques (NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 1 - 5 of 23

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Question number: 1

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A PET scan involves the injection of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

xenon gas.

b.

iodine.

c.

radioactive sugar.

d.

sodium and potassium.

e.

metal particles.

Question number: 2

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What does an EEG records?

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a.

Direct electrical stimulation of the brain

b.

The number of neurons in the brain

c.

Stimulation of the frontal lobe

d.

Electrical impulses from the brain

e.

Chemical activity in specific areas of the brain

Question number: 3

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What does MRI involves?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

Mapping the brain’s activity by having the patient complete cognitive tasks

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

e.

Testing patients’ brain damage after severe brain injuries

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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a.

magnetic resonance imaging

b.

functional magnetic resonance imaging

c.

positron-emission tomography

d.

electroencephalograph

e.

computed tomography

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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a.

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

b.

MRI examines oxygenated blood, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

c.

MRI examines glucose levels, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

d.

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

e.

MRI and fMRI does allow researchers to examine brain in action.

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