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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 13

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1 A process in which our judgements, emotions or behaviour are influebced by mental processing that is not really under our control is called
1 Retrograde Amnesia
2 Anterograde Amnesia
3 Mental Contamination
4 Mood-Dependent Memory

Answer:Mental Contamination
2 Adler’s developmental path to psychological health consists of following sequence :
1 Feeling of Inferiority → Striving for personal superiority → Constructive life style → Psychological health
2 Striving for superiority to attain completion → Feeling of inferiority → Destructive life style → Psychological health
3 Feeling of Inferiority → Striving for superiority to attain completion → Constructive life style → Psychological health
4 Striving for personal superiority → Feeling of inferiority → Destructive life style → Neurosis

Answer:Feeling of Inferiority → Striving for superiority to attain completion → Constructive life style → Psychological health
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3 Complex cognitive activities such as thinking and reasoning involve the role of
1 Frontal lobe
2 Parietal lobe
3 Occipital lobe
4 Association cortex

Answer:Association cortex
4 “The inherent tendency to seek out novelty and challenge, to extend and exercise one’s capacities, to explore and learn” describes
1 Extrinsic Motivation
2 Intrinsic Motivation
3 Unconscious Motivation
4 Sensation Seeking

Answer:Intrinsic Motivation
5 A tendency to search for information that confirms one’s own preconceptions refers to
1 Functional fixedness
2 Mental set
3 Confirmation bias
4 Overconfidence

Answer:Confirmation bias
6 Bilingual children and adults appear to do better ________ tasks that drawn heavily on memory and _______ control resources.
1 verbal; cognitive
2 verbal; non-cognitive
3 non-verbal; cognitive
4 non-verbal; non-cognitive

Answer:non-verbal; cognitive
7 The following term is no longer used as a subtype of the Schizophrenia spectrum.
1 Disorganized
2 Hebephrenic
3 Catatonic
4 Undifferentiated

Answer:Hebephrenic
8 Painful and unpleasant experience hurts the ego of a person. In order to get rid of this one tends to forget it is repressed to unconscious. This Freudian concept highlighted by –
1 Alfred Adler
2 Anna Freud
3 Rosenzweig
4 Kurt Lewin

Answer:Rosenzweig
9 Cognitive theories of motivation conceive of an action sequence as instigated by some _______.
1 External Stimulation
2 Source of Information
3 Extrinsic Motivation
4 Unconscious Motivation

Answer:Source of Information
10 While drawing inferences about people or events which type of information is given more weight ?
1 Positive information
2 Negative information
3 Both positive and negative information are given more weight
4 Positive and negative information has no relationship in social inference

Answer:Negative information
11 When an employee is paid in accordance to his performance measure, it refers to……. but when an employee is paid a fixed sum for each unit of performance, then it refers to
1 Variable-pay ; piece rate pay
2 Piece rate pay ; Variable-pay
3 Variable-pay ; Profit-sharing
4 Profit-sharing ; piece rate pay

Answer:Variable-pay ; piece rate pay
12 A number of types of amnesia have been mentioned below. Which one of these is not due to physiological reasons
1 Senile amnesia
2 Biological amnesia
3 Marijuana, alcohol related amnesia
4 Defensive amnesia

Answer:Defensive amnesia
13 According to Weiner, most of the attributed causes for school successes or failures can be characterised in terms of three dimensions. These are
1 Expectancy, Stability, Controllability
2 Locus, Stability, Deficiency
3 Stability, Complexity, Controllability
4 Locus, Stability, Controllability

Answer:Locus, Stability, Controllability
14 According to Cattell-Horn-Caroll theory of Intelligence, which of the following sequences of second-stratum-abilities in rank order from highest to lowest loadings ?
1 Fluid intelligence → general memory & learning → crystallized intelligence → broad visual perception → broad auditory perception → broad retrieval ability → broad cognitive speediness → processing speed
2 Fluid intelligence → crystallized intelligence → general memory & learning → broad visual perception → broad auditory perception → broad retrieval ability → broad cognitive speediness → processing speed
3 Fluid intelligence → crystallized intelligence → broad visual perception → broad auditory perception → general memory & learning → broad retrieval ability → processing speed → broad cognitive speediness
4 Fluid intelligence → crystallized intelligence → broad visual perception → broad auditory perception → broad retrieval ability → general memory & learning → broad cognitive speediness → processing speed

Answer:Fluid intelligence → crystallized intelligence → general memory & learning → broad visual perception → broad auditory perception → broad retrieval ability → broad cognitive speediness → processing speed
15 The following is not a form of epilepsy
1 Jacksonian
2 Petit Mal
3 Grand Mal
4 Orbitofrontal

Answer:Orbitofrontal

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