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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 12

Questions
1 According to Erikson, which of the following sequences is correct ?
1 Oral-sensory → Locomotor-genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood
2 Muscular-anal → Oral-sensory → Latency → Locomotor-genital → Adolescence → Adulthood
3 Oral-sensory → Muscular-anal → Locomotor-genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood
4 Locomotor-genital → Oral-sensory → Muscular-anal → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood

Answer:Oral-sensory → Muscular-anal → Locomotor-genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood
2 Which one of the following is not a Cranial Nerve ?
1 Abducens
2 Vagus
3 Hypoglossal
4 Insular

Answer:Insular
3 According to Glanzer and Cunitz (1966) highest degree of forgetting takes place
1 Within ten seconds of learning
2 Due to poor memory trace
3 Due to lack of relearning
4 Within four hours of learning

Answer:Within ten seconds of learning
4 Which of the sequence is correct ?
1 Ganglion cells → cones → rods → bipolar cells
2 Cones → rods → optic nerves → blind spot
3 Rods → cones → lens → ganglion cells
4 Rods → cones → bipolar cells → ganglion cells

Answer:Rods → cones → bipolar cells → ganglion cells
5 The ability to see things that are not actually present is called
1 Illusion
2 Precognition
3 Hallucination
4 Clairvoyance

Answer:Clairvoyance
6 Which one of the following is the nearest non-parametric alternative, in terms of power, to independent samples t test ?
1 Mann-Whitney U-test
2 Kruskal-Wallis H-test
3 Sign test
4 Chi-square test

Answer:Mann-Whitney U-test
7 In which type of Reasoning two premises are used ?
1 Formal Reasoning
2 Inductive Reasoning
3 Deductive Reasoning
4 Syllogistic Reasoning

Answer:Syllogistic Reasoning
8 Analogical reasoning involves five sub processes. Its correct sequence is
1 Retrieval; Evaluation; Abstraction; Mapping; Predictions
2 Retrieval; Mapping; Evaluation; Abstraction; Predictions
3 Mapping; Retrieval; Abstraction; Evaluation; Predictions
4 Mapping; Retrieval; Evaluation; Abstraction; Predictions

Answer:Retrieval; Mapping; Evaluation; Abstraction; Predictions
9 Among the psychologists who is considered the originator of Nature-Nurture Controversy
1 Darwin
2 Galton
3 J.M. Cattell
4 Spearman

Answer:Galton
10 A disorder in which signals from various sense organs are processed in wrong cortical areas resulting in sense information being interpreted as more than one sensation. This is known as
1 Hallucination
2 Illusion
3 Syneithesia
4 Delusion

Answer:Syneithesia
11 In a Contingency Table, one of the cells has obtained a frequency of 16 and an expected frequency of 10. What would be the contribution of this cell towards the total Chi-square value ?
1 1.60
2 2.25
3 3.60
4 6.00

Answer:3.60
12 When an exciting or emotional event occurs, the ________ secretes _______, which consolidates memory of that event. Select the words to fill the above blanks :
1 Fuseiform Gyrus, Dopamine
2 Left Prefrontal Cortex, Serotonin
3 Hippocampus, GABA
4 Adrenal Medulla, Epinephrine

Answer:Adrenal Medulla, Epinephrine
13 Ebbinghaus described memory as a matter of
1 Reconstruction
2 Reproduction
3 Strong Mental Process
4 Strong Retrieval

Answer:Reproduction
14 In ________ strategy participants pick cards that differ by only one feature from the example card while in ________ participants maintain one feature while changing all the others.
1 Specific Induction; Successive Scanning
2 Successive Scanning, Specific Induction
3 Focus Gambling; Successive Scanning
4 Successive Scanning; Focus Gambling

Answer:Successive Scanning; Focus Gambling
15 The improvement of performance following rest after the cessation of practice is called
1 Habit strength
2 Recency effect
3 Facilitation
4 Reminiscence

Answer:Reminiscence

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