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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 62

Questions
1 Short term memory is capable of holding approximately how many items of unrelated information ?
1 one
2 two to four
3 five to nine
4 ten to twelve

Answer:five to nine
2 Learning of fears is best explained by :
1 Operant conditioning
2 Classical conditioning
3 Observational learning
4 Latent learning

Answer:Classical conditioning
3 Choose the correct sequence of emergence of the following theories of emotion :

1. James – Lange

2. Cannon – Bard

3. Schachter and Singer

4. Darwin

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

Answer:4 1 2 3
4 What is true of drives ?

1. Internal states

2. Aroused by tension

3. Underlying need

4. Guided by external stimuli

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

Answer:1, 2 and 3
5 Intellectual functioning is mainly in the domain of which lobe of the Cortex ?
1 Occipital lobe
2 Frontal lobe
3 Parietal lobe
4 Temporal lobe

Answer:Frontal lobe
6 A nerve cell that responds to a vertical line but not to horizontal line is an example of
1 linear perspective system
2 feature detector
3 pattern analyser
4 selection and organization process

Answer:feature detector
7 The visual signals from each retina reach striate cortex via which of the following ?
1 Lateral geniculate nucleus
2 Medical geniculate nucleus
3 Infero-temporal cortex
4 Posterior parietal cortex

Answer:Lateral geniculate nucleus
8 Observational learning involves :

1. Attention and retention

2. Attention and Reinforcement

3. Production processes and motivation

4. Reinforcement and motivation

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

Answer:1 and 3 only
9 Which of the following factors reduce the accuracy of eyewitness testimony ?

1. Suggestibility

2. Source monitoring errors

3. Interference

4. Decay of memory traces

5. Illusion of outgroup homogeneity

Codes:

1 1, 2 and 3
2 1, 3 and 4
3 1, 2 and 5
4 2, 3 and 5

Answer:1, 2 and 5
10 Microsleep occurs mainly due to one of the following :
1 Sleep disorder
2 Drugged state
3 Sleep deprivation
4 Dreaming state

Answer:Sleep deprivation
11 Self-Efficacy is
1 A person’s mental model of his or her ability and attitudes.
2 A generalised evaluative attitude toward the self that influences both moods and behaviour
3 The process by which a person comes to know or perceive the personal attributes
4 A set of beliefs that one can perform adequately in a particular situation.

Answer:A set of beliefs that one can perform adequately in a particular situation.
12 Which one of the following is a product in Guilford’s model ?
1 Evaluation
2 Cognition
3 Transformation
4 Symbols

Answer:Transformation
13 Railroad tracks that seem to draw closer together as they recede into the distance are an example of
1 linear perspective
2 relative size
3 binocular vision
4 feature detection

Answer:linear perspective
14 Memory for particular events is called :
1 semantic
2 sensory
3 episodic
4 procedural

Answer:episodic
15 A test of Abstract Thinking had the norms in terms of normalized T scores (Mean = 50, SD = 10). If the subject received a T score of 60, what would be his percentile rank ?
1 16
2 60
3 66
4 84

Answer:84

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