Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 22

Questions
1 In Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives, the following appear in ascending order :
1 Remember ® Understand ® Apply ® Analyze
2 Apply ® Analyze ® Understand ® Remember
3 Understand ® Apply ® Remember ® Analyze
4 Analyze ® Remember ® Apply ® Understand

Answer:Remember ® Understand ® Apply ® Analyze
2 Failure to develop consistent identity results in __________.
1 Inferiority
2 Role confusion
3 Stagnation
4 Social isolation

Answer:Role confusion
3 Helpers respond to the needs of a victim because they want to accomplish something rewarding; this may be referred as :
1 Negative state - relief model
2 Empathic - joy hypothesis
3 Empathy - altruism hypothesis
4 Pluralistic empathy

Answer:Empathic - joy hypothesis
4 Which is the correct order of the emergence of following Psycho-Social strengths ?
1 Love, Fidelity, Wisdom, Care
2 Care, Fidelity, Love, Wisdom
3 Fidelity, Love, Care, Wisdom
4 Care, Fidelity, Wisdom, Love

Answer:Fidelity, Love, Care, Wisdom
5 From the following list of tools used by the career guidance counsellor, choose the odd one out :
1 DAT
2 GATB
3 DBDA
4 SVIB

Answer:SVIB
6 Detecting movement in spite of camouflage is easier for people who are :
1 field dependent
2 field independent
3 both field dependent and field independent
4 neither field dependent nor field independent

Answer:field independent
7 Read the following statement and decides :

“If a rat that had previously learned to traverse a maze or a runway to obtain food is placed directly into a non - empty goal box, it will stop traversing the maze or runway on subsequent trials”. What it exemplifies ?

1 Latent Learning
2 Place Learning
3 Response Extinction
4 Latent Extinction

Answer:Latent Extinction
8 Which is the correct sequence of Reinforcement schedules interms of their effectiveness in response rate and resistance to extinction during learning experiments ?
1 Variable Ratio ® Fixed Ratio ® Variable Interval ® Fixed Interval ® Continuous Reinforcement schedule
2 Fixed Ratio ® Variable Ratio ® Fixed Interval ® Variable Interval ® Continuous Reinforcement schedule
3 Continuous Reinforcement schedule ® Variable Ratio ® Fixed Ratio ® Variable Interval ® Fixed Interval
4 Variable Ratio ® Variable Interval ® Fixed Ratio ® Fixed Interval ® Continuous Reinforcement schedule

Answer:Variable Ratio ® Variable Interval ® Fixed Ratio ® Fixed Interval ® Continuous Reinforcement schedule
9 When a Background Interference Procedure was used experimentally, the following findings became apparent ?
1 Field independent persons did better than field dependent persons
2 Field dependent persons did better than field independent persons
3 Both field dependent and field independent persons did equally well
4 BIP enhanced the performance of all subjects

Answer:Field independent persons did better than field dependent persons
10 People with moderate mental retardation would have an IQ in the range of :
1 10 to 19
2 35 to 54
3 55 to 70
4 20 to 34

Answer:35 to 54
11 The following is not typically found in a school guidance counsellor’s office :
1 Sand pit
2 Lie detector
3 Psychometric tests
4 Puppets and play dough

Answer:Lie detector
12 Partial reinforcement is considered better than continuous reinforcement because :
1 the learning occurs rapidly
2 the learning occurs slowly
3 the extinction occurs rapidly
4 the extinction occurs slowly

Answer:the extinction occurs slowly
13 Which of the following is correctly arranged ?
1 Sensory memory / short / term memory / forgetting
2 Long / term memory / sensory memory / short-term memory
3 Sensory memory / short / term memory / long-term memory
4 Episodic memory / short term memory / long-term memory

Answer:Sensory memory / short / term memory / long-term memory
14 History of intelligence Testing can be discribed in following sequence :
1 Galton ® J.M. Caltell ® Benet - Simon ® Wechsler
2 J.M. Cattell ® Stern-Terman ® Benet - Simon ® Wechsler
3 Wister ® Benet - Simon ® Spearman ® R.B. Cattell
4 Galton ® J.M. Cattell ® Spearman ® Wechsler

Answer:Galton ® J.M. Caltell ® Benet - Simon ® Wechsler
15 Bartlett described memory as a :
1 Constructive mental process
2 Reproductive mental process
3 Active mental process
4 A process of retention

Answer:Constructive mental process

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