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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 6

Questions
1 Arish, on a Wechsler type of scale, has a DIQ(deviation IQ) of 85. His percentile rank would be :
1 16
2 34
3 68
4 85

Answer:16
2 The act in which people help others without any personal interest, motive, reason is called :
1 Altruism
2 Nurturance
3 Prosocial Behaviour
4 Social Obligation

Answer:Prosocial Behaviour
3 The multiple correlation ranges between :
1 −0.50 to +0.50
2 −1.00 to +1.00
3 Zero to 1.00
4 There is a fixed range for bivariate correlation, but not for multiple correlation

Answer:Zero to 1.00
4 According to Gibson’s theory of perception :
1 We directly perceive the environment. We do not need the aid of complex thought processes.
2 We do not directly perceive the environment. We need the aid of complex thought processes.
3 We perceive the environment using our intelligence.
4 We do not connect what we perceive, to what we have stored in our mind.

Answer:We directly perceive the environment. We do not need the aid of complex thought processes.
5 According to Bandura, which of the following is the correct sequence of processes involved in observation learning ?
1 Attention → Retention → Cognitive Rehearsal → Corrective Action
2 Attention → Cognitive Rehearsal → Corrective Action → Retention
3 Attention → Corrective Action → Cognitive Rehearsal → Retention
4 Corrective Action → Attention → Cognitive Rehearsal → Retention

Answer:Attention → Retention → Cognitive Rehearsal → Corrective Action
6 Identity status of individuals who are exploring alternatives in an effort to find values and goals to guide their life is called :
1 Identity Diffusion
2 Identity Foreclosure
3 Moratorium
4 Identity Confusion

Answer:Moratorium
7 Sex chromosome anomaly (XXY) results into the development of :
1 Klinefelter’s Syndrome
2 Down Syndrome
3 Turner’s Syndrome
4 Phenylketonuria

Answer:Klinefelter’s Syndrome
8 “Development is the result of Individual’s active participation in the development process in interaction with important environmental influences”. This is the assumption of which of the following approaches ?
1 Maturational/Biological
2 Psychodynamic
3 Behavioural
4 Cognitive

Answer:Cognitive
9 A person, who reports that he oftenly feels above his physical body. It is an example of :
1 Derealization
2 Depersonalization
3 Delusion
4 Identity Disorientation

Answer:Depersonalization
10 Arrange the following correlation coefficients in descending order in terms of their strength of relationship, as defined by common variance :
1 −0.8 0.7 −0.5 0.4
2 0.7 0.4 −0.5 −0.8
3 0.4 −0.5 0.7 −0.8
4 −0.8 −0.5 0.4 0.7

Answer: −0.8 0.7 −0.5 0.4
11 A mother is telling her child to eat vegetables before getting dessert. It is an example of :
1 Reward - Contrast Principle
2 Delay Conditioning
3 Premack Principle
4 Crespi Effect

Answer:Premack Principle
12 The levels of processing proposed by Craik and Tulving follow the specific sequence in progressive order of depth ; choose the correct.
1 Acoustic → Semantic → Physical
2 Physical → Acoustic → Semantic
3 Semantic → Physical → Acoustic
4 Acoustic → Physical → Semantic

Answer:Physical → Acoustic → Semantic
13 According to Jensen what percent (%) of variance in intelligence is explained by genetic factors :
1 20 to 30%
2 55 to 65%
3 80 to 90%
4 40 to 50%

Answer:80 to 90%
14 When students study and practice hard with interest and enjoyment, it is called :
1 Emotional engagement
2 Cognitive engagement
3 Behavioral engagement
4 Healthy adjustment

Answer:Emotional engagement
15 If the teacher presents the extrinsic motivator in a controlled way, then
1 It will enhance competence of students
2 It will interfere with autonomy of students
3 It will enhance their overall learning
4 It will enhance the autonomy of students

Answer:It will interfere with autonomy of students

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