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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 58

Questions
1 Given below are two statements : Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Indicate your answer using codes given below.

Assertion (A) : People rebel against the norms of their group.

Reason (R) : People desire to be liked and to be right.

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.
2 My friend is doing Masters Course in Management after completing a degree course in engineering. This act refers to the case of
1 Autistic thinking
2 Convergent thinking
3 Divergent thinking
4 Evaluative thinking

Answer:Divergent thinking
3 Give the correct sequence for ontrolling irrational thoughts given below :

1. Evaluate the accuracy

2. Reward your self for effective change

3. Prepare incompatible thoughts

4. Develop awareness

Codes:

1 4 – 2 – 1 – 3
2 2 – 4 – 1 – 3
3 4 – 1 – 3 – 2
4 3 – 2 – 1 – 4

Answer:4 – 1 – 3 – 2
4 How many interactions can be studied in a 2 3 5 factorial design ?
1 4
2 5
3 29
4 30

Answer:4
5 Which of the following is not an error in eye witness testimony ?
1 Suggestibility
2 Illusion of outgoing homogeneity
3 Source monitoring
4 Forgetting

Answer:Forgetting
6 Which of the following factors help in making faster recovery from illness and helps in coping physical adversity more effectively ?
1 Stress
2 Optimism
3 ‘Type A’ behaviour
4 Ingratiation

Answer:Optimism
7 The essential unity of the individual self-sense with that of the universe principle is the central argument of
1 Jainism
2 Advaita Vedanta
3 Yoga
4 Buddhism

Answer:Advaita Vedanta
8 The abstract, idealized representations that capture an average or typical notion of members of the category is known as
1 Network
2 Examplar
3 Prototype
4 Category presentation

Answer:Prototype
9 Because of the lightening speed, computers can retrieve and manipulate stored data faster than people can, but the human brain beats the computer hands down when it comes to
1 Using heuristics
2 Following algorithms
3 Serial processing
4 Simultaneous processing

Answer:Simultaneous processing
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10 The final decisions reached by groups can often be predicted quite accurately by relatively simple rules. What these rules are known as ?
1 Thumb rules
2 Logistic rules
3 Cognitive decision schemas
4 Social decision schemas

Answer:Social decision schemas
11 Children are taught names of objects, animals, people, etc., by binding the relation between names and form. According to Skinner _______functions as a verbal operant.
1 Sign
2 Symbol
3 Tact
4 Mand

Answer:Tact
12 A motivation to defy the conformity in order to protect one’s sense of freedom and self-efficacy is called
1 Asserting one’s uniqueness
2 Coercion
3 Disobedience
4 Reactance

Answer:Reactance
13 Read each of the following two statements : Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Projective testing would be of the greatest interest to psychodynamic personality psychologist.

Reason (R) : Projective testing is designed to uncover unconscious thoughts, feelings, and conflicts.

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).
14 Leaders who adjust their style, from one that is task-oriented and directive to one that is more relations-oriented and less directive, are following the principles of
1 Democratic Leadership Theory
2 Situational Leadership Theory
3 Consultative Leadership Theory
4 Equity Leadership Theory

Answer:Situational Leadership Theory
15 According to epidemiology, different types of measures of epidemiology of mental illness are

1. Prevalence

2. Point prevalence

3. Incidence

4. Percentage

Codes:

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

Answer:1, 2, 3 only

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