Biological Basis of Psychology-Nerve Impulse (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 26 - 31 of 43

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Question number: 26

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Question

The conduction of a nerve impulse down the axon is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

action potential.

b.

synapse.

c.

resting discharge.

d.

ion potential.

Question number: 27

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Question

The myelin sheath ________ the speed with which nerve impulses are sent down the axon.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Increases

b.

Decreases

c.

Increases and decreases

d.

Neither increases nor decreases

Question number: 28

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Question

In general, during the transduction process, receptor cells convert physical energy into an electric voltage, or potential called the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Receptor potential

b.

Receptor

c.

Generator potential

d.

Generator

Question number: 29

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Question

The electrical nerve impulse travels along an axon somewhat like a ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Fire travels along fuse

b.

Sodium ions flowing into the cell

c.

Flow of potassium ions

d.

Fire travels along the sodium channel

Question number: 30

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Question

The electrical event that triggers nerve impulses is known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Transduction

b.

Receptor

c.

Generator potential

d.

Kinesthesis

Question number: 31

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Appeared in Year: 2013

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

During action potential, there is change in polarization of ions across neuronal membrane.

Reason (Ꭱ)

All the negative ions are transported outside the neuronal membrane.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
d. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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