Test Imat 2018-2019: quiz di Cultura generale e ragionamento logico

Test Imat 2018-2019 per la facoltà di Medicina in lingua Inglese. Quiz di Cultura generale e ragionamento logico

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Sperm whales have the largest brains on the planet, although both humans and dolphins have larger brains relative to their body size. But why should relative brain size be important? If one thinks of a brain as a computer, there is no obvious reason why it must be sized in proportion to the body it lives in. Why for example should a whale need an especially large brain, when a hummingbird – which has complex tasks to perform – manages with a tiny one?

Which one of the following is a conclusion that is supported by the above passage?