Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 37

Questions
1 Explaining language development Jerome Bruner proposed
1 Developmental time table
2 Language acquisition system
3 Language acquisition support system
4 Language processing system

Answer:Language acquisition support system
2 While McClelland used TAT based on pictures to measure achievement motivation, what Winter used to measure power motivation ?
1 TAT pictures
2 Verbal material
3 Performance test
4 Line drawings

Answer:Verbal material
3 Defence attorneys often protest prosecutor’s use of eyewitness testimony because
1 eyewitnesses are more prone to forgetting
2 a confident witness is usually right.
3 source errors may cause an eyewitness to make a false identification.
4 poor eyesight of eyewitnesses tends to invalidate their

Answer:source errors may cause an eyewitness to make a false identification.
4 Subjects in Milgram’s experiment who gave large shocks rationalized that they were not personally responsible for their actions. This raises questions about one’s willingness to commit inhuman acts. It was as a result of
1 Coercive power
2 Expert power
3 Obedience to legitimate authority
4 Conformity to group pressure

Answer:Obedience to legitimate authority
5 The Id, according to Freud, is driven by aggressive and sexual instincts. This corresponds to Jung’s archetype called
1 Shadow
2 Persona
3 Evil force
4 Sun

Answer:Shadow
6 In Jensen’s distinction between level-I and level-II abilities, which one of the following is not a characteristic of Level-I ability ?
1 It involves neural registration and consolidation of stimulus inputs.
2 It involves relatively little transformation of input.
3 It is abstract and is measured by tests which are “culture reduced”.
4 It is relatively homogeneously distributed among different racial group.

Answer:It is abstract and is measured by tests which are “culture reduced”.
7 Efficiency of a work organization most appropriately refers to
1 Attainment of organizational goals.
2 Maximum use of scarce and valued resources of the organization.
3 Capability to produce a maximum quantity and quality output.
4 Higher level of initiative, flexibility, development and adjustment to changes.

Answer:Maximum use of scarce and valued resources of the organization.
8 Efficiency of a work organization most appropriately refers to
1 Attainment of organizational goals.
2 Maximum use of scarce and valued resources of the organization.
3 Capability to produce a maximum quantity and quality output.
4 Higher level of initiative, flexibility, development and adjustment to changes.

Answer:Maximum use of scarce and valued resources of the organization.
9 Arrange the following five main steps of a behavioural self-regulation program from start to its end.

I. Collect the baseline data

II. Develop a plan of intervention to modify antecedents and/or consequences.

III. Specify the problem behaviour.

IV. Implement the program and keep measuring behaviour.

V. Identify antecedents and consequences.

Codes:

1 III, I, V, II, IV
2 I, III, IV, II, V
3 III, II, IV, I, V
4 II, III, I, V, IV

Answer: III, I, V, II, IV
10 Arrange the following stages of language development in order of their occurrence :

I. Semantic Development

II. Production of meaningful speech

III. Phonological development

IV. Grammar/Syntax

Codes:

1 III, I, IV, II
2 I, IV, III, II
3 III, I, II, IV
4 I, III, IV, II

Answer:III, I, IV, II
11 Which of the following statement/s is/are true about principal components analysis ?

1. While computing, unities are retained in the diagonal spaces of correlation matrix.

2. The first principal component condenses maximum variance.

3. The subsequently extracted principal component is uncorrelated with the previously extracted principal component.

4. The principal components can not be subjected to oblique rotation.

Codes

1 1 and 4 only
2 1 and 3 only
3 2 and 3 only
4 1, 2 and 3 only

Answer:1, 2 and 3 only
12 Which one of the following is generally not a measure in polygraph test for Guilt knowledge/Lie detection ?
1 Heart Rate (HR)
2 Electro Dermal Response (EDR)
3 Muscle Tone (EMG)
4 Blood Pressure (BP)

Answer:Muscle Tone (EMG)
13 Arrange the following events of the process of memory in order of their occurrence :

I.Sprouting

II.Formation of cell assembly

III.Consolidation IV. Reverberation

V.Long term Pontentiation

Codes:

1 II, III, I, IV, V
2 I, II, III, V, IV
3 IV, I, II, III, V
4 II, IV, V, I, III

Answer:II, IV, V, I, III
14 Fill up the blanks :

_________ in which the teacher does not have ________ role, students pose and answer their own questions.

1 Discussion; specific
2 Discussion; dominant
3 Conversation; dominant
4 Conversation; specific

Answer:Conversation; dominant
15 The ability to consult and rely on one’s experiences and feelings as the basis for making important decisions is called
1 Self-actualizing tendency
2 Organismic valuing process
3 Experiential freedom
4 Organismic trusting

Answer:Organismic trusting

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