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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 14

Questions
1 The following is not one of the mechanism of coping described in coping assessment instruments
1 Problem – focused coping
2 Emotion – focused coping
3 Seeking social support
4 Defence focused coping

Answer:Defence focused coping
2 Long tem potentation is –
1 Increase in synaptic strength resulting from the simultaneous activation of pre and post synaptic neurons.
2 Increase in synaptic strength resulting from differential activation of pre and post synaptic neurons.
3 Decrease in synaptic strength resulting from the simultaneous activation of pre and post synaptic neurons.
4 Decrease in synaptic strength resulting from the differential activation of pre and post synaptic neurons.

Answer:Increase in synaptic strength resulting from the simultaneous activation of pre and post synaptic neurons.
3 Expectancy theory of work motivation does not focus on
1 Effort – Performance relationship
2 Performance – Goal relationship
3 Performance – Reward relationship
4 Rewards – Personal goal relationship

Answer:Performance – Goal relationship
4 In a 4 × 3 factorial design with A and B as two factors, the sum of squares for A is 42 and the mean square for error is 5. What would be the F ratio associated with the main effect of A ?
1 2.8
2 7.0
3 8.4
4 10.5

Answer:2.8
5 A common anchor reference point used in social perception is the
1 Representative heuristic
2 Self
3 Stimulus heuristic
4 Priming effect

Answer:Priming effect
6 Projective tests particularly inkblot tests measure
1 Novelty context of creativity
2 Meaning context of creativity
3 Domain-specific creativity
4 Everyday creativity

Answer:Meaning context of creativity
7 In a school guidance and counseling centre, the following facility is not required
1 Play therapy room
2 One way vision screen
3 Isolation chamber
4 Sensory integration room

Answer:Isolation chamber
8 According to David Ausubel, expository teaching should follow steps in this sequence :
1 broad to specific concepts → advance organizer → deductive reasoning
2 advance organizer → broad to specific concepts → deductive reasoning
3 deductive reasoning → broad to specific concepts → advance organizer
4 deductive reasoning → advance organizer → broad to specific concepts

Answer:advance organizer → broad to specific concepts → deductive reasoning
9 The person in need who is most likely to get help
1 Physically attractive person with good personality
2 A poverty stricken man
3 An old lady/man
4 A person from other culture

Answer:Physically attractive person with good personality
10 Which of the following sequence is correct with regard to stages of sleep ?
1 Alpha waves → Beta waves → Theta waves → REM
2 Beta waves → Alpha waves → REM → Theta waves
3 REM → Theta waves → Alpha waves → Beta waves
4 Theta waves → Alpha waves → REM → Beta waves

Answer:Alpha waves → Beta waves → Theta waves → REM
11 The following classroom model would not be used while teaching in a digital environment :
1 Navigator model
2 Facilitator model
3 Collaborative group model
4 Competitive model

Answer:Competitive model
12 Bartlett’s concept of constructive memory is best described as
1 Giving meaning to the events
2 Explaining events as one’s own perception
3 A person’s own interest in assigning meaning to the event
4 Explaining as process of construction

Answer:Explaining events as one’s own perception
13 Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of Tolman’s theory of learning ?
1 Purposive Behaviour
2 Vicarious trial and error
3 Contiguity
4 Latent learning

Answer:Contiguity
14 Which of the following sequence is correct, with respect to early selection theory :
1 Registration by senses → Filtering → Unattended information static → Designated information processed
2 Filtering → Registration by senses → Unattended information static → Designated information processed
3 Unattended information static → Filtering → Registration by senses → Designated information processed.
4 Registration by senses → Unattended information static → Filtering → Designated information processed.

Answer:Registration by senses → Filtering → Unattended information static → Designated information processed
15 Adrenocerticotrophic harmone is produced by
1 Adrenal Gland
2 Pituitary Gland
3 Thyroid Gland
4 Isle of Langerhans

Answer:Pituitary Gland

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