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61 Muller-Lyer illusion is likely to occur more in cultures characterised by
A People living in rectangular and square buildings
B People living in buildings which are round and have few corners
C People living in open spaces
D People living in caves

Answer: Option [A]
62 28. One prominent class of theorists of deductive reasoning believe that deduction depends on _____ of inference akin to those of ______.
A informal rules; logical calculus
B formal rules; analytical calculus
C procedural rules; logical calculus
D formal rules; logical calculus

Answer: Option [D]
63 What is the correct sequence of products in Guilford’s Struct of Intellect Model (SOI) ?
A Unit → Class → System → Relations → Implication → Transformation
B Class → Unit → Systems → Relation → Transformation → Implication
C Unit → Class → Relation → System → Transformation → Implication
D Unit → Relation → Class → System → Transformation → Implication

Answer: Option [C]
64 The light passes through the eye in which of the following sequence ?
A Cornea, Pupil, Lens, Retina
B Cornea, Lens, Pupil, Retina
C Lens, Cornea, Pupil, Retina
D Pupil, Cornea, Lens, Retina

Answer: Option [A]
65 Which one of the following statement is true in the context of item analysis ?
A Item-total correlation = Item-remainder correlation
B Item-total correlation is greater than or equal to item-remainder correlation.
C Item-total correlation is smaller than or equal to item-remainder correlation.
D Item-total correlation cannot be negative.

Answer: Option [B]
66 36. The difference in images in the two eyes is greater for objects that are close and smaller for distant objects is an example of
A Binocular Disparity
B Convergence
C Accommodation
D Relative Size

Answer: Option [A]
67 Shaping in instrumental conditioning means
A Teaching a complex sequence of behaviours by first shaping the final response in the sequence and then working backwards
B A continuous reinforcement schedule is used for establishing new behaviours.
C It involves reinforcing successive approximations of the final desired behaviour.
D Consistent occurrence of a behaviour in the presence of discriminative stimulus.

Answer: Option [C]
68 According to Trichromatic theory of colour vision, which of the following are the three types of cones ?
A Red, Yellow and Blue
B Red, Blue and Green
C Yellow, Blue and Green
D Yellow, Red and Blue

Answer: Option [B]
69 Which one of the following conclusion can be drawn on the basis of the above study ?
A The researcher’s hypothesis has been accepted.
B The researcher’s hypothesis has been rejected.
C The researcher’s hypothesis has been partially accepted.
D Inadequate data to evaluate researcher’s hypothesis.

Answer: Option [B]
70 Amit met with an accident and later turned into impulsive, irresponsible and less concerned with the consequences of his actions. He must have suffered damage in
A Parietal lobe
B Frontal lobe
C Occipital lobe
D Temporal lobe

Answer: Option [B]
71 Effective teaching may include conceptual scaffolding, which is best described by the following statement :
A introducing practice sessions after every module.
B gradually fading support as student proficiency increases.
C punishing student for incorrect answers.
D encouraging brighter students to help weaker students.

Answer: Option [B]
72 A social worker, appointed to assist the psychiatrist, used to administer and interpret Rorschach test. This is an
A ethically incorrect practice
B ethically correct practice
C ethically correct practice provided the results are used only for diagnostic purpose.
D ethically correct practice provided the results are kept confidential and are used only for diagnostic purpose.

Answer: Option [A]