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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 63

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Questions
1 Multiple Abstract Variance Analysis is used to study the effect of
1 one independent variable on more than one dependent variables
2 more than one independent variables on one dependent variable
3 more than one independent variables on more than one dependent variables
4 None of these

Answer:None of these
2 Which of the following effectors is mainly responsible for instrumental (motor) response ?
1 Smooth muscles
2 Cardiac muscles
3 Skeletal muscle
4 Adrenal gland

Answer:Skeletal muscle
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3 A process following learning during which a memory becomes more firmly established is called :
1 over-learning
2 consolidation
3 transfer period
4 constructive processing

Answer:consolidation
4 Assertion (A) : A large body of research indicates that violence and aggression is learned through observation.

Reason (R) : Learning through observation takes place due to exposure to similar situation and experienced reinforcement.

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 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer:(A) is true but (R) is false.
5 Some steps in test construction are listed below : 1. Internal consistency assess-ment 2. Item analysis 3. Test-retest reliability 4. Item writing

Usually, the above steps are carried out in the following sequence.

Codes:

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

Answer:4, 2, 1, 3
6 What is the correct order of the following conflicts occurring in an individual’s life ?

1. Autonomy V/s self doubt

2. Identity V/s Role confusion

3. Competence V/s Inferiority

4. Intimacy V/s Isolation

Codes:

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

Answer:1 3 2 4
7 Which of the following attitude scaling method/s has/have been proposed by L.L. Thurstone ?

1. Paired comparison

2. Summated ratings

3. Scalogram

4. Equal appearing intervals

Codes:

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

Answer:1 and 4 only
8 During emotions skin conductance changes occur due to the activity of some of the following :

1. Sweat glands

2. Adrenal glands

3. Parasympathetic nervous system

Codes:

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

Answer:2 and 3
9 What among the following is true for mental set ?

1. It can enhance the quality and speed of perceiving and problem solving under some conditions.

2. It can enhance the quality and speed of perceiving and problem solving in new situations.

3. It may inhibit or distort the quality of mental activities in new situations.

4. It may inhibit or distort the quality of mental activities under same conditions.

Codes:

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

Answer:1 and 3 only
10 Development of Super-Ego, according to Freud is a result of
1 Identification with the opposite sex parent
2 Resolution of Oedipus/Electra complex
3 Age advancement
4 Anatomical superiority

Answer:Resolution of Oedipus/Electra complex
11 Which of the following dimension/s not belong to Costa and McCrae’s NEO-PI-R ?

1. Conscientiousness

2. Psychoticism

3. Agreeableness

4. Lie scale

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

Answer:2 and 4 only
12 When information currently being learned adversely affects the retention of information acquired previously, the phenomena is referred to as :
1 Distortion
2 Retroactive interference
3 Proactive interference
4 Retrieval failure

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

Assertion (A) : Median is used as a measure of scale value in method of equal appearing intervals.

Reason (R) : In normal distribution mean, median and mode are identical.

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, (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true but (R)is not the correct explanation of (A).
14 Assertion (A) : Research suggests that delay conditioning is generally the most effective method for establishing a conditioned response.

Reason (R) : Conditioned stimulus helps predictforthcoming presentation of the unconditioned stimulus.

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, (R) is false.
4 Both (A) and (R) are false.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
15 Which of the following is not a cause of forgetting ?
1 Interference
2 Decay
3 Selective attention
4 Retrieval inhibition

Answer:Selective attention

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