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A neuron is said to be in resting state when,

I. it is not conducting any impulse

II. plasma membrane is electrically positive outside and negative inside

III. the nerve fibre is stimulated mechanically or electrically

IV. plasma membrane is negative outside and positive inside

The correct option is

a)

III and IV

b)

I and IV

c)

II and III

d)

I and II


Question ID - 5777 | Toppr Answer

A neuron is said to be in resting state when,

I. it is not conducting any impulse

II. plasma membrane is electrically positive outside and negative inside

III. the nerve fibre is stimulated mechanically or electrically

IV. plasma membrane is negative outside and positive inside

The correct option is

a)

III and IV

b)

I and IV

c)

II and III

d)

I and II

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

A resting nerve fibre is not conducting an impulse shows positive charge outside with respect to the inside of the plasma membrane. This difference in electrical charges across the plasma membrane is called the resting potential



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