Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 45

Questions
1 Which one of the following explanation may be considered as relatively appropriate for determining intelligence ?
1 Main contribution of genetic factors and only negligible contribution of environmental factors.
2 Considerable contribution of genetic factors and some contribution of economic factors.
3 Some contribution of genetic factors and main contribution of social and other factors.
4 Major contribution of genetic factors and some contribution of environmental factors.

Answer:Major contribution of genetic factors and some contribution of environmental factors.
2 Who among the following presented decisive experimental evidence for exploration and curiosity to be motivational concepts ?
1 Fantz
2 Lorenz
3 Gibson
4 Harlow

Answer:Harlow
3 Out of the following, which approach used in assessment of intelligence is oldest one ?
1 Psychometric Approach
2 Biological Approach
3 Culture Fair
4 Chronometric Analysis

Answer:Chronometric Analysis
4 What are the immediate causes of the experience (feeling) of emotion as per James-Lange theory ?

1. Reception of sensory stimuli by the cortex

2. Interpretation of sensory stimuli by the cortex

3. Changes in the visceral organs via the Autonomic Nervous System

4. Changes in the skeletal muscles via the Somatic Nervous System

Codes:

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

Answer:3 and 4
5 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the codes given below : Assertion (A) : The colours depend on the way the visual system interprets the different wave lengths of light. Reason (R) : Colour is the product of the visual system and not an inherent property of the visible spectrum.

Codes:

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).
6 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : It is believed that function of damaged brain cells is irrecoverable.

Reason (R) : Brain cells do not have Neurilemma.

Codes:

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:(A) is false, but (R) is true.
7 Which of the following concepts are related with Cattel’s theory of Personality ?

1. Dynamic Lattice

2. Specification Equation

3. Orthogonal Rotation

4. Ergs

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

Answer:1, 2 and 4
8 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): The usual educational evaluation is aimed at maximizing examiner variance. Reason (R) : Examiner variance is reduced with higher inter-scorer reliability.

Codes:

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:(A) is false, but (R) is true.
9 Which of the following can be employed to assess the vocational interests of the subjects in guidance and counselling set up ?

1. EPPS

2. SVIB

3. DAT

4. GATB

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

Answer:2 only
10 In a multiple choice achievement test, item-remainder correlation can be best obtained through
1 Point-bi-serial correlation
2 phi coefficient
3 Contingency coefficient
4 Rank difference correlation

Answer:Point-bi-serial correlation
11 Where is the borderline between deficiency and growth needs among Maslow’s fives ?
1 Safety needs and needs to belong
2 Safety needs and physiological needs
3 Esteem needs and self actualization
4 Needs to belong and esteem needs

Answer:Needs to belong and esteem needs
12 A verbal message passes through various parts of brain for final audibility. I. Inferior Colliculi II. Medial Geniculate Body III. Primary Auditory Cortex IV. Superior Olives IV. Superior Olives

Codes:

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

Answer:IV, I, II, III
13 Which part of the brain is responsible for transferring short term memory to long term memory ?
1 Amygdala
2 Hypothalamus
3 Hippocampus
4 Cerebellum

Answer:Hippocampus
14 Which of the following approaches emphasize the role of unconscious in “feelings and thoughts” of an individual ?
1 Cognitive
2 Developmental
3 Humanistic
4 Psychoanalytic

Answer:Psychoanalytic
15 Children first demonstrate a rudimentary understanding of syntax during the _____ stage.
1 Babbling
2 One-word
3 Two-word
4 Three-word

Answer:Two-word

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