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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 44

1 Out of the following statements find out the one which is wrong according to social-psychological research :
1 Situationalforces have tremendous power to shape human behaviour rather than personality or character.
2 Both humans and animals respond more quickly when in the presence of other members of their species.
3 A bystander in an emergency situation is likely to intervene or help in a group than if alone.
4 The uninhibited aggressive behaviour sometimes shown by mobs and crowds may be the result of deindividuation.

Answer:A bystander in an emergency situation is likely to intervene or help in a group than if alone.
2 Who among the following is credited with developing Logo therapy ?
1 Fritz Perls
2 Eric Burne
3 Victor Frankel
4 Rollo May

Answer:Victor Frankel
3 Select the pair of poles of dimensions for ‘permissive parenting style’ as proposed by Maccoby and Martin among the given below :

1. Demanding

2. Responsive

3. Unresponsive

4. Undemanding


1 1 and 3
2 1 and 2
3 3 and 4
4 2 and 4

Answer:2 and 4
4 What would be the degrees of freedom for error variance in a five group randomized ANOVA, with twelve subjects per group?
1 54
2 55
3 59
4 60

5 ARIMA (Autoregressive Integrated Moving Averages) model is especially useful in analysing the data obtained through
1 Factorial designs
2 Randomized block designs
3 Time series designs
4 Quasi-experimental designswith non-equivalent controlgroups

Answer:Time series designs
6 Which of the following is correct of the Rorschach Ink Blot Cards ?
1 Five chromatic and five achromatic
2 Two chromatic and eight achromatic
3 Three chromatic and seven achromatic
4 Three chromatic, five achromatic and two unstructured

Answer:Five chromatic and five achromatic
7 Selection is the process of differentiating between ______ in order to identify those with a greater likelihood of _______ in a job.
1 Applicants; good performance
2 Candidates; good performance
3 Applicants; success
4 Candidates; success

Answer:Applicants; success
8 Working memory involves which of the following ?
1 Storage capacity and Biographical information
2 Semantic information and Processing capacity
3 Storage capacity and Processing capacity
4 Biographical information and Semantic information

Answer:Storage capacity and Processing capacity
9 Given below are two statements, the first labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Resolution of Oedipus Complex is the main reason for the development of Super Ego.

Reason (R) : Resolution of Oedipus Complex involves a child’s identification with the same gender parent.


1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the 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 and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
10 What are the variables affecting the stroboscopic movement perception ?
1 Intensity of light flashes only.
2 The physical distance separating light flashes and time interval between the flashes only.
3 Both (A) and (B).
4 Neither (A) nor (B).

Answer:Both (A) and (B).
11 The relative apparent motion of objects in the visual field as the viewer moves the head is called ____
1 Image retina system
2 Accommodation
3 Motion parallax
4 The eye-head system

Answer:Motion parallax
12 Out of the following, who has not explained intelligence as having more than one component at higher order level ?
1 Cattell
2 Guilford
3 Jensen
4 Thurston

13 Which part of the brain is responsible for skilled movements ?
1 Thalamus
2 Prefrontal cortex
3 Pons
4 Cerebellum

14 In the present era of competitive marketing some of the companies are offering door-to-door sales services. In such case which kind of reinforcement schedule is practised by the company for their sales executives ?
1 Fixed-ratio schedule
2 Fixed-interval schedule
3 Variable-ratio schedule
4 Variable-interval schedule

Answer:Variable-ratio schedule
15 Which of the following is most effective in conditioning ?
1 Backward Conditioning
2 Delayed Conditioning
3 Simultaneous Conditioning
4 Trace Conditioning

Answer:Delayed Conditioning

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