Biological Basis of Psychology-Neurons (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 13 - 17 of 32

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Question number: 13

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Question

The function of the axon is to conduct nerve impulses to other neurons or to ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Glands and neurons

b.

Nerve impulses and muscles

c.

Muscles and glands

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 14

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Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Scientists found activation in pre-frontal cortex neurons involved in planning motor actions whenever a monkey in their experiment saw a picture of a peanut.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The mirror neurons respond to actions that the animal plans and performs itself and also to the same actions performed by others. These are likely to play a role in learning by observation.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 15

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Body cells specialized to carry and process information are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

neurotransmitters.

b.

ions.

c.

synapses.

d.

neurons.

Question number: 16

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Communication within a neuron is ________, while communication between neurons is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

electrical; chemical

b.

chemical; electrical

c.

electrical; mechanical

d.

mechanical; electrical

Question number: 17

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The part of the neuron that specializes in receiving messages from other neurons is the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

axon terminal

b.

myelin

c.

dendrite

d.

axon

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