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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 23

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Questions
1 Deterioration Quotient (DQ) was first used in which intelligence tests ?
1 Benet - Simon Test
2 Galton - Cattell Test
3 Raven Progressive Matrices
4 Wechsler Adult Intelligence Test

Answer:Wechsler Adult Intelligence Test
2 According to Hull - Spence theory, anxiety is emotionally based drive and therefore, it can be hypothesized that high anxious subjects would be faster on eyelid conditioning than the low anxious subjects. Using Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale (MAS), a researcher confirmed this hypothesis. This provides evidence for the :

(a) Convergent and discriminant validity of the MAS

(b) Validity of the Hull - Spence theory

(c) Generalizability of the MAS

(d) Construct validity of the MAS

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

Answer:(b) and (d) only
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3 The best home environment for intellectual development is one :
1 In which child is encouraged to work out problems with guidance and support from parents
2 In which parents dictate the child what to do
3 In which child is left on his own
4 In which father is absent to impose his authority

Answer:In which child is encouraged to work out problems with guidance and support from parents
4 According to interference theory, which one of the following causes forgetting ?
1 Failure of storage
2 Failure of encoding
3 Failure of retrieval
4 Response Competition

Answer:Response Competition
5 The evidence that sleep is a biological motive comes from __________ in lengthy sleep deprived subjects.
1 rebound effect of slow wave sleep
2 rebound effect of REM sleep
3 insomnia
4 enhanced stage -I and stage - II sleep

Answer:rebound effect of slow wave sleep
6 On a Wechsler type intelligence scale, the subject has a deviation IQ 115. What would be his T score (Mean550, SD510) ?
1 60
2 65
3 68
4 84

Answer:60
7 Complex behavioural sequences which are species - typical behaviours are triggered by :
1 releasers in the environment
2 learned behaviours
3 needs
4 incentives

Answer:releasers in the environment
8 The following areas are involved in human vision :

(a) Prestriate cortex

(b) Striate cortex

(c) Inferotemporal cortex

(d) Posterior parietal cortex

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

Answer:(a), (b), (c) and (d)
9 Which one of the following is not correct in regard of semantic memory ?
1 It is relatively stable
2 There is interference in it
3 It is free from acquisition context
4 It has chunking

Answer:It is free from acquisition context
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10 Self - modelling means :
1 A type of learning in which individuals watch themselves behaving in a situationally appropriate manner and then show the same behaviours later on.
2 Type of learning in which individuals learn new behaviour
3 Type of learning in which individuals learn to develop self-beliefs
4 Type of learning in which individuals learn through guided - participation from significant others.

Answer:A type of learning in which individuals watch themselves behaving in a situationally appropriate manner and then show the same behaviours later on.
11 While travelling in a train, nearby objects appear to move faster in the opposite direction than do far away objects this phenomena is called :
1 Phi - Phenomena
2 Motion parallax
3 Autokinetic movement
4 Perception of movement

Answer:Motion parallax
12 Which of the following is correctly arranged ?
1 Identify - set goals - explore - alternatives - select - evaluate -implement
2 Identify - explore - set goals - alternatives - select - implement - evaluate
3 Select - explore - identify - set goals - alternatives - implement - evaluate
4 Explore - identify- select - set goals - alternatives - evaluate - implement

Answer:Identify - explore - set goals - alternatives - select - implement - evaluate
13 As per Schachter and Singer’s theory of emotions, one shall experience emotions based on situational clues when :

(a) there is a physiological arousal

(b) there are cognitions/explanations available for arousal

(c) there is no physiological arousal

(d) there are no proper explanations available for one’s arousal

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

Answer:(a) and (d)
14 Spearman Inferred General Intelligence on the basis of :

(a) Positive Manifold in intercorrelation matrix

(b) Tetrad differences in equation

(c) unequal scores of same subjects on intelligence tests

(d) Reports from the subjects

Codes:

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

Answer:(a) and (b)
15 The parasympathetic nerves project from :
1 the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord
2 the brain and sacral region of the spinal cord
3 the brain and the lumbar region of the spinal cord
4 the lumbar and the sacral regions of the spinal cord

Answer:the brain and sacral region of the spinal cord

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