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49 What would be the degrees of freedom for the numerator and denominator of the F - ratio defined as ‘MSA3B/MSE’ ?
A 1 and 96 respectively
B 1 and 98 respectively
C 2 and 97 respectively
D 3 and 96 respectively

Answer: Option [A]
50 A procedure that establishes a sequence of responses which lead to a reward following the final response and then working backwards is called
A Shaping
B Stimulus control
C Chaining
D Stimulus generalization

Answer: Option [C]
51 In a study on scaling of attitude items, eleven statements were included. What would be the number of pairs of attitude statements ?
A 21
B 55
C 110
D 121

Answer: Option [B]
52 Who first attempted to describe personality traits in terms of Lexican descriptors ?
A Ross Stagner
B Allport and Odbert
C R.B. Cattell
D Coasta and McCrae

Answer: Option [B]
53 Which of the following is correctly arranged ?
A Encoding – retrieval – storage
B Encoding – storage – retrieval
C Storage – encoding – retrieval
D Retrieval – encoding – storage

Answer: Option [B]
54 Which one of the following does not contribute to memory ?
A Interesting / disinteresting learning material
B Goal behind learning
C Gender
D Some rest after learning

Answer: Option [C]
55 In terms of efficiency in scanning information, which one of the following strategies is considered to be the best ?
A Conservative focusing
B Focus gambling
C Simultaneous scanning
D Successive scanning

Answer: Option [C]
56 According to Master and Johnson following is the correct sequence of human sexual response :
A Excitement → Orgasm → Plateau → Resolution
B Excitement → Plateau → Orgasm → Resolution
C Excitement → Arousal → Orgasm → Resolution
D Arousal → Excitement → Orgasm → Resolution

Answer: Option [B]
57 In graphical representations showing stress levels on X axis and performance on Y axis, best performance can be expected at
A Lower end of X axis
B Middle portion of X axis
C Higher end of X axis
D None of the above

Answer: Option [B]
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58 Lesions of the ventromedial nuclei in the hypothalamus produce
A Anorexia
B Obesity
C Low level of Leptin
D Hypoinsulinemia

Answer: Option [B]
59 When the action potential reaches the end of the axon terminals, it causes the release of
A An electric spark that sets off the next neuron
B Positively charged ions that excite the next cell
C Negatively charged ions that inhibit the next cell.
D Neurotransmitters that excite or inhibit the next cell.

Answer: Option [D]
60 AIDS attack a number of very different population; young gay men, intravenous drug users, haemophiliacs, Haitians, infants and recipients of blood transfusion, but commonly among them is the decrease in T lymphocytes, so it is an example of
A Inductive reasoning
B Deductive reasoning
C Analogical reasoning
D Syllogism

Answer: Option [A]
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