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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 17

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1 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
1 Parietal lobe
2 Frontal lobe
3 Occipital lobe
4 Temporal lobe

Answer:Frontal lobe
2 Effective teaching may include conceptual scaffolding, which is best described by the following statement :
1 introducing practice sessions after every module.
2 gradually fading support as student proficiency increases.
3 punishing student for incorrect answers.
4 encouraging brighter students to help weaker students.

Answer:gradually fading support as student proficiency increases.
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3 A social worker, appointed to assist the psychiatrist, used to administer and interpret Rorschach test. This is an
1 ethically incorrect practice
2 ethically correct practice
3 ethically correct practice provided the results are used only for diagnostic purpose.
4 ethically correct practice provided the results are kept confidential and are used only for diagnostic purpose.

Answer:ethically incorrect practice
4 The following instrument can not be utilized in the measurement of emotions :
1 Sphygmomano meter
2 Galvanic skin response
3 Digital thermometer
4 Pupillary measurement camera

Answer:Digital thermometer
5 Arrange in sequence the stage of personality development according to Rollo May
1 Innocence → ordinary consciousness of self → rebellion → creative consciousness of self
2 Innocence → rebellion → ordinary consciousness of self → creative consciousness of self
3 Ordinary consciousness of self → innocence → rebellion → creative consciousness of self
4 Rebellion → innocence → ordinary consciousness of self → creative consciousness of self

Answer:Innocence → rebellion → ordinary consciousness of self → creative consciousness of self
6 The rapid change in performance as the size of reinforcement in varied is called
1 Crespi effect
2 Disequilibrium hypothesis
3 Premack principal
4 Programmed learning

Answer:Crespi effect
7 In Solomon Asch’s study on conformity, subjects conformed to the Group approximately what percent of time
1 25%
2 35%
3 45%
4 over 50%

Answer:35%
8 Perceived fairness of the amount and rewards among individuals refers to ________ while perceived fairness of the ways used for rewards and pays refers to _________.
1 Organizational justice, Distributive justice
2 Equity, Organizational justice
3 Distributive justice; Procedural justice
4 Procedural justice; Distributive justice

Answer:Distributive justice; Procedural justice
9 The concept of _______ is vital in the understanding of fractional antedating goal response
1 Drive stimulus reduction
2 Reactive Inhibition
3 Secondary Reinforcement
4 Conditioned Inhibition

Answer:Secondary Reinforcement
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10 Which of the following identity status describes the individual who has been exploring but not yet committed to self chosen values and goals ?
1 Identity achievement
2 Identity foreclosure
3 Identity diffusion
4 Identity moratorium

Answer:Identity moratorium
11 Scientific study of Creativity is considered to be started by
1 Galton
2 Guilford
3 Torrance
4 Mednick

Answer:Guilford
12 Culture exerts strong effect on memory through the operation of cultural schema. One’s memory is influenced by learning in
1 Own culture effect
2 Culture effect due to enculturation
3 Acculturation effect
4 Socialization effect

Answer:Own culture effect
13 Evolutionary Social Psychology Research seeks to investigate :
1 Changes in human behaviour
2 Seeks to investigate the potential role of genetic factors on social behaviour
3 Interrelationships between people of two groups of different social environment
4 Focuses on individual’s behaviour.

Answer:Seeks to investigate the potential role of genetic factors on social behaviour
14 Which one of the following is the right explanation of flash bulb memory ?
1 New, important, helpful social events
2 Unspecific, important, common events
3 Specific, surprising, unimportant events
4 Unspecific, important, common events

Answer:New, important, helpful social events
15 Which of the following sequences is correct with respect to effective teaching ?
1 Match student’s level → specify learning goals → emphasize self comparison → suggest improvements and model problem solving.
2 Specify learning goals → emphasize self-comparison → suggest improvements and model problem solving → match student’s level.
3 Suggest improvements and model problem solving → match student’s level → specify learning goals → emphasize self-comparison
4 Emphasize self-comparison → match student’s level → specify learning goals → suggest improvements and model problem solving.

Answer:Match student’s level → specify learning goals → emphasize self comparison → suggest improvements and model problem solving.

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