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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 55

Questions
1 The human ear can generally hear sounds ranging from
1 20 – 1000 Hz
2 10 – 2000 Hz
3 20 – 2000 Hz
4 1000 – 5000 Hz

Answer:20 – 2000 Hz
2 The chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance is called
1 Intelligence Quotient
2 Maturation
3 Mental age
4 None of the above

Answer:Mental age
3 The role of unconscious in creative thinking is known as the process of
1 Verification
2 Illumination
3 Inoculation
4 Incubation

Answer:Inoculation
4 Which factor is not much related to happiness ?
1 High self-esteem
2 Educational level
3 Close friendship or satisfactory marriage
4 Meaningful religious faith

Answer:Educational level
5 Which is the correct order of ‘Products’ given by Guilford ?
1 Units, Relations, Classes, Systems, Implications, Transformations
2 Units, Classes, Systems, Relations, Implications, Transformations
3 Units, Classes, Relations, Systems, Transformations, Implications
4 Units, Classes, Systems, Relations, Transformations, Implications

Answer:Units, Classes, Relations, Systems, Transformations, Implications
6 Which is not the obstacle to problem solving ?
1 Confirmation bias
2 Fixation
3 Mental Set
4 Heuristics

Answer:Heuristics
7 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) : Algorithm is a logical rule that guarantees solving a particular problem.

Reason (R) : One can find the solution even to complex problems by following step by step procedure.

Codes:

1 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is 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).
8 Which of the following statements concerning reinforcement is correct ?

Codes:

1 Learning is most rapid with partial reinforcement, but continuous reinforcement produces the greatest resistance to extinction.
2 Learning is most rapid with continuous reinforcement but partial reinforcement produces the greatest resistance to extinction.
3 Learning is the fastest and resistance to extinction is the greatest after continuous reinforcement.
4 Learning is the fastest and resistance to extinction is the greatest following partial reinforcement.

Answer:Learning is most rapid with continuous reinforcement but partial reinforcement produces the greatest resistance to extinction.
9 The sentence “Blue Jeans wear false smiles” has correct _______ but incorrect ________.
1 Morphemes; phonemes
2 Phonemes; morphemes
3 Semantics; syntax
4 Syntax; semantics

Answer:Syntax; semantics
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10 The main function of autoclitic behaviour is to

1. Qualify responses

2. Express relations

3. Providing a grammatical framework for verbal behaviour

Codes:

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

Answer:1, 2 and 3
11 The phi-phenomenon, stroboscopic motion, induced motion and autokinetic motion are all
1 Pictorial cues
2 Apparent motion
3 Double images
4 Non-verbal cues

Answer:Apparent motion
12 Which one of the following is the most important feature of the defense mechanism of Rationalization ?

Codes:

1 Going back to an earlier stage of development.
2 Justifying one’s actions.
3 Magically atoning for certain acts that give rise to guilt.
4 Attributing one’s emotions to other persons.

Answer:Justifying one’s actions.
13 “People control basic anxiety by moving toward, away from, and against others.”

Which group of personality psychologists theorized this statement ?

1 Psychoanalytic
2 Neo-Freudian
3 Social learning
4 Cognitive

Answer:Neo-Freudian
14 A psychotic person would probably score the highest on which MMPI-2 scale ?
1 Depression
2 Hysteria
3 Schizophrenia
4 Mania

Answer:Schizophrenia
15 Learning by imitating nothers’ behaviour is called ______ learning. The researcher best known for studying this type of learning is
1 Observational : Bandura
2 Secondary : Pavlov
3 Observational : Watson
4 Secondary : Skinner

Answer:Observational : Bandura

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