Answer the questions below. Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.
21. Why do people experience pain?
- It preserves good health condition
- It prevents us from damaging ourselves
- Continuous pain is useful for humans
22. What parts of our body are responsible for feeling pain?
- Receptors and nerves
- Some part of our brain
- Pain is a complex process, which involves various parts of our body
23. How many people in the UK suffer from pain?
- 40 million
24. Is chronic pain different from pain we feel when we knock our knee?
- No, all kinds of pain have evolved as survival mechanisms
- Yes, there is an enormous difference
- We don’t have much insight into that
25. Professor John Wood compares pain perception to
Choose the correct letters, A, B, or C.
26. How do scientists block pain nowadays?
- By blocking activity of nerves that send electrical signals
- By understanding mechanisms of pain perception and altering them
- By threating the central nervous system
27. When do patients experience “phantom limb” pain?
- After the operation
- While their wounds heal
- After the amputation
28. Are peripheral nerves involved in process of feeling pain?
- No, pain has nothing to do with peripheral nerves
- Yes, peripheral nerves are required to feel pain
- Scientists don’t know much about pain perception nowadays
Questions 29 and 30
Complete the information below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
- learnt sensation
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