Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 16

Questions
1 According to Master and Johnson following is the correct sequence of human sexual response :
1 Excitement → Orgasm → Plateau → Resolution
2 Excitement → Plateau → Orgasm → Resolution
3 Excitement → Arousal → Orgasm → Resolution
4 Arousal → Excitement → Orgasm → Resolution

Answer:Excitement → Plateau → Orgasm → Resolution
2 In graphical representations showing stress levels on X axis and performance on Y axis, best performance can be expected at
1 Lower end of X axis
2 Middle portion of X axis
3 Higher end of X axis
4 None of the above

Answer:Middle portion of X axis
3 Lesions of the ventromedial nuclei in the hypothalamus produce
1 Anorexia
2 Obesity
3 Low level of Leptin
4 Hypoinsulinemia

Answer:Obesity
4 When the action potential reaches the end of the axon terminals, it causes the release of
1 An electric spark that sets off the next neuron
2 Positively charged ions that excite the next cell
3 Negatively charged ions that inhibit the next cell.
4 Neurotransmitters that excite or inhibit the next cell.

Answer:Neurotransmitters that excite or inhibit the next cell.
5 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
1 Inductive reasoning
2 Deductive reasoning
3 Analogical reasoning
4 Syllogism

Answer:Inductive reasoning
6 A 40 years old person is having the mental age of 20 years. What would be his IQ ?
1 100
2 50
3 80
4 125

Answer:125
7 Muller-Lyer illusion is likely to occur more in cultures characterised by
1 People living in rectangular and square buildings
2 People living in buildings which are round and have few corners
3 People living in open spaces
4 People living in caves

Answer:People living in rectangular and square buildings
8 One prominent class of theorists of deductive reasoning believe that deduction depends on_____ of inference akin to those of ______.
1 informal rules; logical calculus
2 formal rules; analytical calculus
3 procedural rules; logical calculus
4 formal rules; logical calculus

Answer:formal rules; logical calculus
9 What is the correct sequence of products in Guilford’s Struct of Intellect Model (SOI) ?
1 Unit → Class → System → Relations → Implication → Transformation
2 Class → Unit → Systems → Relation → Transformation → Implication
3 Unit → Class → Relation → System → Transformation → Implication
4 Unit → Relation → Class → System → Transformation → Implication

Answer:Unit → Class → Relation → System → Transformation → Implication
10 The light passes through the eye in which of the following sequence ?
1 Cornea, Pupil, Lens, Retina
2 Cornea, Lens, Pupil, Retina
3 Lens, Cornea, Pupil, Retina
4 Pupil, Cornea, Lens, Retina

Answer:Cornea, Pupil, Lens, Retina
11 Which one of the following statement is true in the context of item analysis ?
1 Item-total correlation = Item-remainder correlation
2 Item-total correlation is greater than or equal to item-remainder correlation.
3 Item-total correlation is smaller than or equal to item-remainder correlation.
4 Item-total correlation cannot be negative.

Answer:Item-total correlation is greater than or equal to item-remainder correlation.
12 The difference in images in the two eyes is greater for objects that are close and smaller for distant objects is an example of
1 Binocular Disparity
2 Convergence
3 Accommodation
4 Relative Size

Answer:Binocular Disparity
13 Shaping in instrumental conditioning means
1 Teaching a complex sequence of behaviours by first shaping the final response in the sequence and then working backwards
2 A continuous reinforcement schedule is used for establishing new behaviours.
3 It involves reinforcing successive approximations of the final desired behaviour.
4 Consistent occurrence of a behaviour in the presence of discriminative stimulus.

Answer:It involves reinforcing successive approximations of the final desired behaviour.
14 According to Trichromatic theory of colour vision, which of the following are the three types of cones ?
1 Red, Yellow and Blue
2 Red, Blue and Green
3 Yellow, Blue and Green
4 Yellow, Red and Blue

Answer:Red, Blue and Green
15 Which one of the following conclusion can be drawn on the basis of the above study ?
1 The researcher’s hypothesis has been accepted.
2 The researcher’s hypothesis has been rejected.
3 The researcher’s hypothesis has been partially accepted.
4 Inadequate data to evaluate researcher’s hypothesis.

Answer:The researcher’s hypothesis has been rejected.

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