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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 18

Questions
1 Sleep disorders can be categorized as
1 Paraphilias and Dysfunctions
2 Insomnia and Hypersomnia
3 Parasomnias and Dyssomnias
4 Serotonergic and Dopaminergic

Answer:Insomnia and Hypersomnia, Parasomnias and Dyssomnias
2 Which is the correct sequence of the stages involved in creative thinking ?
1 Preparation; orientation; illumination; incubation; verification
2 Preparation; incubation; illumination; orientation; verification
3 Orientation; preparation; incubation; illumination; verification
4 Orientation; preparation; illumination; incubation; verification

Answer:Orientation; preparation; incubation; illumination; verification
3 Selective attention in vision and audition respectively have been dubbed as
1 ‘optic’ and ‘haptic’
2 ‘spotlight’ and ‘gateway’
3 ‘spatial’ and ‘acoustic’
4 ‘central’ and ‘peripheral

Answer:‘spotlight’ and ‘gateway’
4 Which is not the part of “on the job training” ?
1 Orientation training
2 Job instruction training
3 Role playing
4 Apprentice training

Answer:Role playing
5 “Pygmalion effect” in educational settings suggests :
1 exceptional progress by student as a result of high teacher expectations.
2 biases creeping into summative assessment
3 authenticity factors in classroom assessment.
4 influences on curricular structure.

Answer:exceptional progress by student as a result of high teacher expectations.
6 Which of the following is not a diagnosable sleep disorder :
1 Somnambulism
2 Somniloquy
3 Sleep terror
4 Insomnia

Answer:Somniloquy
7 A field experiment at the Bronx Zoo illustrated the potential importance of _________indicating that an individual has legitimate authority. Fill in the blank from given below.
1 Gender
2 Uniforms
3 Age
4 An authoritarian personality

Answer:An authoritarian personality
8 Thinking is a complex set of collaborations between __________ and _________representations and processes.
1 Linguistic; semantic
2 Linguistic; verbal
3 Semantic; non-linguistic
4 Linguistic; non-linguistic

Answer:Linguistic; non-linguistic
9 Signal detection depends upon
1 motivation and expectations
2 signal intensity and noise
3 sensitivity and response criterion
4 absolute and relative thresholds

Answer:sensitivity and response criterion
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10 Which of the following does not present with symptoms of mental retardation ?
1 Cri du chat syndrome
2 Down’s syndrome
3 Fugue
4 Trisomy-21

Answer:Fugue
11 Therapist suggested to Sunil that while trying to give up the habit of washing hands unnecessarily, he should wear a rubber band around his wrist and snap it everytime he feels like washing his hands. What therapy he is using ?
1 Systematic desensitization
2 Aversion therapy
3 Flooding
4 Modelling

Answer:Aversion therapy
12 The need for _______ produces active, controlling social behaviour while need for_________ produces more passive, less controlling social behaviour.
1 affiliation; self-esteem
2 confidence; intimacy
3 affiliation; intimacy
4 intimacy; affiliation

Answer:affiliation; intimacy
13 According to Triarchic Theory of Intelligence, arrange the correct functional sequence of metacomponents
1 Identification of problem → defining the givens, goals & obstacles → choosing appropriate strategy → selection of lower order processes → selection of mental representation → allocation of mental resources → monitoring → evaluation.
2 Identification of problem → defining the givens, goals & obstacles → selection of lower order processes → choosing appropriate strategy → selecting a mental representation → allocating mental resources → monitoring → evaluation.
3 Identification of problem → choosing appropriate strategy → defining givens, goals and obstacles → allocating mental resources → monitoring → selecting mental representation → evaluation
4 Defining the givens, goals and obstacles → identification of problem → selection of lower order processes → choosing appropriate strategy → selecting a mental representation → allocating mental resources → monitoring → evaluation

Answer:Identification of problem → defining the givens, goals & obstacles → selection of lower order processes → choosing appropriate strategy → selecting a mental representation → allocating mental resources → monitoring → evaluation.
14 In which one of the following scaling methods, Law of Comparative Judgement is used clearly while computing scale values ?
1 Summated ratings
2 Equal appearing intervals
3 JND scales
4 Paired Comparison

Answer:Paired Comparison
15 The model of memory most frequently cited consists of Short Term Memory (STM) which serve(s) as gateway to Long Term Memory (LTM). This model was propounded by
1 Ebbinghaus
2 Craik and Lockhart
3 Tulving
4 Atkinson and Shiffring

Answer:Atkinson and Shiffring

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