( Best 500+ ) Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

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Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

31. Which of these is a symptom of acute stress:

  1. Heartburn
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Sweaty palms
  4. All the above


Correct answer: (D) All the above

32. The hippocampus attaches to

  1. Emotions and memories
  2. Emotions and cortex
  3. Memories and cortex
  4. Cortex and emotions


Correct answer: (A) Emotions and memories

33. The purity of light is called

  1. hue
  2. wavelength
  3. saturation
  4. brightness


Correct answer: (C) saturation

34. A researcher interested in the relationship between physical stimuli and our psychological experience would be studying

  1. extrasensory perception
  2. proprioception
  3. transduction
  4. psychophysics


Correct answer: (D) psychophysics

35. People are more likely to notice 5 rupees increase in the price of a candy bar than they are to notice 5 rupees increase in an iPhone. This illustrates

  1. the absolute threshold
  2. webers law
  3. signal detection
  4. opponent process


Correct answer: (C) signal detection

36. What structure provides the boundary between outer and middle ear:

  1. tympanic membrane
  2. cochlea
  3. pinna
  4. oval window


Correct answer: (A) tympanic membrane

37. ______________ is to vision as ______________ is to audition.

  1. superior colliculus, inferior colliculus
  2. inferior colliculus, superior colliculus
  3. organ of corti, inferior ovilary
  4. Superior ovilary, inferior ovilary


Correct answer: (A) superior colliculus, inferior colliculus

38. Which of the following is not an endocrine gland:

  1. Hypothalamus
  2. Pituitary
  3. Parathyroid
  4. Pancreas


Correct answer: (A) Hypothalamus

39. Unlike polypeptide hormones, steroid hormones

  1. demonstrate rapid onset of effect
  2. are more likely to have an associated receptor in the cytosol or nucleus
  3. more commonly function via specific second messengers
  4. are more rapidly degraded and therefore demonstrate more temporary effects


Correct answer: (C) more commonly function via specific second messengers

40. Insufficient thyroxine can lead to

  1. goitre
  2. tetany
  3. cretinism
  4. myxoedema


Correct answer: (A) goitre

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