Stimulation of a muscle fibre by a motor neuron occurs at

1. the neuromuscular junction

2. the transverse tubules

3. the myofibril

4. the sacroplasmic reticulum

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Which one of the following statements is not correct?

1. Retinal is the light absorbing portion of visual photopigments 

2. In retina the rods have the photopigment rhodopsin, while cones have three different

photopigments

3. Retinal is a derivative of vitamin-C

4. Rhodopsin is the purplish red protein present in rods only 

Subtopic:  Human Eye: Adaptation (OLD NCERT) |
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A diagram showing axon terminal and synapse is given. Identify correctly A-D.

1. A- Receptor                  C-synaptic Vesicles

2. B-Synaptic connection   D-K+

3. A-Neurotransmitter        B-Synaptic cleft

4. C-neurotransmitter        D-Ca2+        

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Parts A, B, C and D of the human eyes are shown in the diagram. Select the option

which gives correct identification along with its functions/characteristics

1. A-retina-contains photoreceptors-rods and cones

2. B-blind spot-has only a few rods and cones

3. C-aqueous chamber-reflects the light which does not pass through the lens

4. D-choroidits anterior part forms ciliary body

Subtopic:  Basic Anatomy of Human Eye: 1 (OLD NCERT) | Basic Anatomy of Human Eye (OLD NCERT) |
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Which part of the human ear plays no role in hearing as such but is otherwise very much

required?

1. Eustachian tube

2. Organ of Corti

3. Vestibular apparatus

4. Ear ossicles

Subtopic:  Inner Ear: Vestibular Apparatus (OLD NCERT) |
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The purplish red pigment rhodopsin contained in the rods type of photoreceptor cells of

the human eyes is a derivative of

1. vitamin-C

2. vitamin-D

3. vitamin-A

4. vitamin-B

Subtopic:  Human Eye: Adaptation (OLD NCERT) |
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When a neuron is an resting state, ie, not conducting any impulse, the axonal membrane

is

1. equally permeable to both Na+ and K+ ions

2. impermeable to both Na+ and K+ ions

3. comparatively more permeable to K+ ions and nearly impermeable to Na+ ions

4. comparatively more permeable to Na+ ions and nearly impermeable to K+ ions

Subtopic:  Origin of Resting Membrane Potential |
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The nerve centres which control the body temperature and the urge for eating are

contained in 

1. hypothalamus 

2. pons

3. cerebellum 

4. thalamus 

Subtopic:  Diencephalon |
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Alzheimer disease in humans is associated with the deficiency of

1. dopamine

2. glutamic acid

3. acetylcholine

4. Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA)

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The kind of tissue that forms the supportive structure in our pinna (external ears) is also

found in

1. vertebrae

2. nails

3. ear ossicles

4. tip of the nose

Subtopic:  Outer & Middle Ear (OLD NCERT) |
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