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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 33

Questions
1 Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Individuals who display disexecutive syndrome are unable to take decisions, are easily distracted and show tendency toward perseveration.

Reason (R) : Individuals with extensive injuries to the temporal lobes show deficits in their executive functions.

codes

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:(A) is true, but (R) is false.
2 A psychologist wanted to study marital love between husbands and wives in arranged and love marriages. Fifty arranged marriage couples and fifty love marriage couples were randomly chosen and both, the husbands and wives, were administered Marital Love Scale. The data should be analyzed by
1 Factorial ANOVA for independent groups.
2 Factorial ANOVA for repeated measures.
3 Mixed factorial ANOVA.
4 Randomized one-way ANOVA.

Answer:Mixed factorial ANOVA.
3 According to Negative State Relief Model, people provide help to others because :

1. People provide help to others to regulate their moods.

2. Helping is a means to momentarily boost emotion.

3. People provide help due to the fear of the consequences of help.

4. It bolsters their spirit over long periods.

Codes

1 1, 2, 3
2 2, 3, 4
3 1, 2, 4
4 1, 3, 4

Answer:1, 2, 4
4 Which is the one that is not a ‘Big Five’ factor of personality ?
1 Extraversion
2 Psychoticism
3 Conscientiousness
4 Agreeableness

Answer:Psychoticism
5 Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Transpersonal psychotherapy views man as a spiritual being, views consciousness as central to therapy and emphasizes emotions, feelings and experimental aspects of the client.

Reason (R) : Self-acceptance, flexibility, recognition and awareness are some important concepts of Rational Emotive behaviour therapy.

Codes:

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
6 Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Organizational justice is perception of what is fair in the workplace composed of distributive, procedural and interactional justice.

Reason (R) : Employees have greater tolerance of overpayment inequities than underpayment inequities as part of distributive justice.

Codes:

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
7 A strategy designed to gain favourable response to a small request at first, with the intent of making the person more likely to agree later to a larger request is known as
1 Compliance
2 Door-in the face
3 Foot-in the door technique
4 Obedience

Answer:Foot-in the door technique
8 The Visual Placement Tests conducted by Held and Hein were specifically intended to study
1 Development of depth perception.
2 Relationship between sensory feedback resulting from self-initiated movement and perceptual development.
3 Motor development.
4 Discrimination learning.

Answer:Relationship between sensory feedback resulting from self-initiated movement and perceptual development.
9 Which one of the following is not a correct elaboration of reading strategy in the field of literature ?
1 C for careful reading
2 A for aim of reading
3 P refers to problem identification
4 S refers to solution of the problem

Answer: C for careful reading
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10 Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The objective of mastery goals in students is to improve, learn, seek challenges and persist inspite of difficulties.

Reason (R) : Teachers can stimulate mastery goal orientation through the techniques of self-monitoring, self-improvement and deeper understanding of subject.

Codes

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
11 Temporary support that parents provide to a child to do a task until the child can do it alone, is termed as
1 Ageism
2 Induction
3 Scaffolding
4 Power assertion

Answer:Scaffolding
12 Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Children of permissive-indulgent parents tend to the impulsive, aggressive, inconsiderate and demanding.

Reason (R) : Permissive-indulgent parents are high on warmth, discipline and control.

Codes:

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:(A) is true, but (R) is false.
13 Rogers in his Person Centred Counselling approach emphasizes ______ and ______.
1 Empathy; Sympathy
2 Experiential focussing; Unconditional positive regard
3 Congruence; Sympathy
4 Unconditional Positive Regard; Empathy

Answer:Unconditional Positive Regard; Empathy
14 According to the frequency of their occurrence, arrange the following in ascending order :

1. Alpha waves

2. Beta waves

3. Theta waves

4. Delta waves

Codes

1 4, 3, 1, 2
2 3, 4, 1, 2
3 2, 1, 3, 4
4 2, 1, 4, 3

Answer:4, 3, 1, 2
15 Down syndrome is associated with which of the causal factor ?
1 Trisomy 18
2 Trisomy 12
3 Trisomy 21
4 Trisomy 14

Answer:Trisomy 21

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