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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 2

Questions
1 Observation learning involves following processes. Arrange them in the correct sequence :

(a) Attentional processes

(b) Retention processes

(c) Production processes

(d) Motivational processes

code:

1 (a) → (b) → (c) → (d)
2 (a) → (d) → (b) → (c)
3 (d) → (a) → (b) → (c)
4 (a) → (b) → (d) → (c)

Answer: (a) → (b) → (c) → (d)
2 Key issues in the study of environmental effects on intelligence are :

(a) Reaction Range

(b) Proximal and Distal Causation

(c) Colinearity

(d) Environment Sphere

code:

1 (a), (b) and (c) only
2 (a), (b) and (d) only
3 (b), (c) and (d) only (4)
4 (a), (c) and (d) only

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
3 Whether we can be affected by stimuli that remain outside our conscious awareness has been examined by researches using a technique called :
1 Cuing
2 Visualization
3 Imagery
4 Priming

Answer:Priming
4 Which of the following sequences depicts Erikson’s stages of development correctly ?

code :

1 Oral Sensory → Muscular anal → Locomotor genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood.
2 Muscular anal → Oral Sensory → Locomotor genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood.
3 Oral Sensory → Muscular anal → Latency → Locomotor genital → Adolescence → Adulthood.
4 Muscular anal → Locomotor genital → Oral Sensory → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood.

Answer: Oral Sensory → Muscular anal → Locomotor genital → Latency → Adolescence → Adulthood.
5 Which of the following terms explains the Reinforcement which is given only if a specific response is made ?
1 Concurrent Reinforcement
2 Incremental Reinforcement
3 Contingency Contract
4 Contingent Reinforcement

Answer:Contingent Reinforcement
6 During which stage most of the creative thinking occurs ?
1 Preparation
2 Incubation
3 Illumination
4 Evaluation

Answer: Incubation
7 Chimpanzee Sarah’s one of the most outstanding achievements was the construction of sentences involving :

code:

1 Negation
2 Conditional relationship
3 Adult grammar
4 Unprompted questions

Answer: Conditional relationship
8 In a typical ‘Learning’ experiment which of the following are used as dependent variables ?

(a) Probability of Response

(b) Latency

(c) Rate of Presentation

(d) Trials to Extinction Code

code:

1 (a) and (b) only
2 (b) and (d) only
3 (a), (b) and (c) only
4 (a), (b) and (d) only

Answer:(a), (b) and (d) only
9 Explanation of the moon illusion given by __________ is, “The horizon seems more distant than the night sky.”
1 Perceptual learning hypothesis
2 Expectancy hypothesis
3 Apparent - distance hypothesis
4 Frame of reference hypothesis

Answer: Apparent - distance hypothesis
10 In a multiple regression analysis, the three predictors explained 49 percent variance in the criterion variable. What would be the value of multiple correlation ?
1 0.30
2 0.49
3 0.51
4 0.70

Answer:0.70
11 Future oriented performance appraisal techniques consist of :

(a) MBO

(b) 3608 Appraisal

(c) Psychological Appraisal

(d) BARS Code

code:

1 (a), (b) and (d)
2 (a), (b) and (c)
3 (b), (c) and (d)
4 (a), (c) and (d)

Answer:(a), (b) and (c)
12 During autobiographical recall, we often reveal a __________, as a consequence, our memory of the past may be __________.
1 inconsistency bias; distorted
2 consistency bias; distorted
3 inconsistency bias; enhanced
4 consistency bias; enhanced

Answer:consistency bias; distorted
13 Persons with a leison at the ventromedial nucleus are likely to :
1 Overeat
2 Undereat
3 Eat normally
4 Eat normally or undereat

Answer: Overeat
14 The percepts are based on :

(a) What we sense

(b) What we know

(c) What we infer

(d) What we conform

code:

1 (a) and (b) only
2 (b) and (c) only
3 (a), (b) and (c) only
4 (a), (b) and (d) only

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
15 In the above study, the researcher’s hypothesis is :
1 Correlational hypothesis
2 Directional hypothesis
3 Non-directional hypothesis
4 Null hypothesis

Answer:Directional hypothesis

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