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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 28

1 A psychotic disorder in which a person’s functioning is not markedly impaired, wether is behaviour obviously odd or bizarre and free from hallucinations is called :
1 Schizo-affective Disorder
2 Schizophreniform Disorder
3 Delusional Disorder
4 Shared Psychotic Disorder

Answer:Delusional Disorder
2 What is not typical of Atkinson and Shiffrin model of memory ?
1 STM is engaged in complex cognitive activities.
2 STM is gateway to LTM.
3 It is a sequential model
4 STM controls and enhances information to LTM

Answer:STM is engaged in complex cognitive activities.
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3 According to Erikson, adequate training, sufficient education and good models during the age range 6 to 11 years will lead to :
1 Initiative
2 Identity
3 Industriousness
4 Autonomy

4 Which of the following statements are true about simple bivariate linear regression ?

(a) The b coefficient is a slope of the regression line.

(b) The b coefficient denotes change in Y, when X changes by 1 unit.

(c) The errors of prediction have a mean and variance of zero.

(d) If the b coefficient is significant, the product moment correlation between X and Y is also significant.


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

Answer:(a), (b) and (d)
5 People vary in their perceptual - cognitive styles, which may be due to :

(a) The degree to which their perceptions are flexible

(b) Aspects of their personality

(c) Rigid belief

(d) Field dependence or independence

(e) Motives


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

Answer:(e), (a), (b), (d)
6 Which of the following fit into declarative memories ?

(a) Semantic memory

(b) Short term memory

(c) Episodic memory

(d) Procedural memory

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

Answer:(a) and (c)
7 According to cognitive approach. The role of a teacher is to :

(a) Correct wrong answers

(b) Correct misconceptions

(c) Facilitate and Supervise

(d) Teach effective strategies


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

Answer:(b) and (d)
8 Intelligence is necessary but not sufficient condition for creativity. It represents :


1 Threshold theory
2 Certification theory
3 Interference theory
4 Collaborative theory

Answer:Threshold theory
9 In which of the following disorders a person has two or more different personalties, and either of which is dominant at a time ?
1 Dissociative amnesia
2 Split personality
3 Dissociative identity disorder
4 Schizophrenia.

Answer:Dissociative identity disorder<
10 What is not true of facial feedback hypothesis of emotions ?
1 (1) Acting as another acts does not help us feel what another feels.
2 (2) Facial expressions influence our emotional experience.
3 (3) To be empathic mimic other’s emotional expressions.
4 (4) Professional actors exhibit expression specific autonomic nervous system changes.

Answer:Acting as another acts does not help us feel what another feels.
11 Which is not a characteristic symptom of Narcolepsy ?


1 Cataplexy
2 Sleep paralysis
3 Nocturnal myoclonus
4 Hypnagogic hallucinations

Answer:Nocturnal myoclonus
12 In a study, twenty-five subjects performed the same task under three conditions-relaxed, moderately stressed, and highly stressed. The suitable analysis of variance was carried out. The degrees of freedom for the conditions X subjects interaction (used as an estimate of error variance) would be :
1 24
2 48
3 72
4 74

13 Which one of the following is not included in Hackman and Oldham’s Job characteristics model of work motivation ?


1 Variety of skill
2 Significance of the task
3 Quality of job life
4 Autonomy

Answer:Quality of job life
14 Which is the correct sequence of stages involved in creative thinking ?
1 Preparation - orientation - illumination - verification, incubation.
2 Preparation - incubation - illumination - orientation - verification.
3 Orientation - preparation - incubation - illumination - verification.
4 Orientation - preparation - illumination - incubation - verification.

Answer:Orientation - preparation - incubation - illumination - verification.
15 Which of the following is not correct of the Piaget’s theory :
1 Disequilibrium terminates in structural change
2 Individual stages of development cannot be skipped or omitted from the sequence.
3 Stages of equilibrium do not last as long as stages of disequilibrium
4 Later stages are independent of the elements and experiences of early stages

Answer:Later stages are independent of the elements and experiences of early stages

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