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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 5

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1 The correct order of the stages of Master’s and Johnson’s sexual response cycle is :
1 plateau, excitement, orgasm, resolution
2 excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
3 excitement, orgasm, plateau, resolution
4 excitement, plateau, orgasm, refractory

Answer:excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
2 Where is Broca’s area located ?
1 Frontal Lobe
2 Occipital Lobe
3 Parietal Lobe
4 Temporal Lobe

Answer:Frontal Lobe
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3 Motivation is best understood as a state that :
1 Reduces a drive
2 Aims at satisfying a biological need
3 Energises an organism to act
4 Energises and directs behaviour

Answer:Energises and directs behaviour
4 Purposive manipulation of reinforcement contingencies, which encourage desirable behaviour, is called :
1 Contingency management
2 Contingency contracting
3 Contingent reinforcement
4 Non-contingent reinforcement

Answer:Contingency management
5 Which of the following depth cue is based on muscular feedback ?
1 Texture gradients
2 Motion parallax
3 Accommodation
4 Light and Shadow

Answer:Accommodation
6 Which theory of emotion implies that every emotion is associated with a unique physiological reaction ?
1 James - Lange theory
2 Cannon - Bard theory
3 Two factor theory
4 Opponent - process theory

Answer:James - Lange theory
7 The frequency with which an operant response occurs before it is systematically reinforced, is called :
1 Rate of responding
2 Operant level
3 Orienting reflex
4 Autoclitic behaviour

Answer:Operant level
8 An important factor which enables one to adapt to inverted vision is :
1 Orientation
2 Active movement
3 New learning
4 Frame of reference

Answer:Active movement
9 ________ defined intelligence as the ability to ‘see relations and to educe correlates’.
1 Binet
2 Spearman
3 Terman
4 Boring

Answer:Spearman
10 Afferent and Efferent nerves are found in which of the following ?
1 Sympathetic Nervous System
2 Para - Sympathetic Nervous System
3 Somatic Nervous System
4 Central Nervous System

Answer:Somatic Nervous System
11 Which is the correct sequence of parts of ear through which sound travels in the ear ?
1 Tymphanic membrane → Stapes → Incus → Malleus → Cochlea
2 Tymphanic membrane → Incus → Stapes → Malleus → Cochlea
3 Malleus → Incus → Stapes → Cochlea → Tymphanic membrane
4 Tymphanic membrane → Malleus → Incus → Stapes → Cochlea

Answer:Tymphanic membrane → Malleus → Incus → Stapes → Cochlea
12 The most commonly overlooked and obvious reason for forgetting is :
1 Encoding specificity
2 Encoding failure
3 Lack of sleep
4 Faulty eating habits

Answer:Encoding failure
13 Which of the following sequence is correctly arranged ?
1 Incoming information → Rehearsal buffer → Selective attention
2 Rehearsal Buffer → Selective attention → Incoming information
3 Selective attention → Rehearsal Buffer → Incoming information
4 Incoming information → Selective attention → Rehearsal buffer

Answer:Incoming information → Selective attention → Rehearsal buffer
14 A researcher wants to scale nine attitude items by the method of paired comparison. What would be the number of pairs of the attitude items ?
1 81
2 72
3 36
4 9

Answer:36
15 Arrange Thurston’s primary abilities in correct sequence :
1 Verbal Comprehension; Verbal Fluency; Numerical Ability; Memory; Perceptual Speed; Inductive Reasoning, Spatial Visualization
2 Verbal Fluency; Verbal Comprehension; Numerical Ability; Memory; Perceptual Speed; Spatial Visualization; Inductive Reasoning
3 Numerical Ability; Verbal Comprehension; Verbal Fluency; Memory; Inductive Reasoning; Spatial Visualization; Perceptual Speed
4 Spatial Visualization; Inductive Reasoning; Memory; Perceptual Speed; Numerical Ability; Verbal Fluency; Verbal Comprehension

Answer:Verbal Comprehension; Verbal Fluency; Numerical Ability; Memory; Perceptual Speed; Inductive Reasoning, Spatial Visualization

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