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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 9

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Questions
1 Network of auditory pathways can be arranged in which of following sequence :
1 Auditory Nerve → Cochlear Nuclei → Superior olives → Lateral Leminiscus → Inferior Colliculi → Medial Geniculate Nuclei → Primary Auditary Cortex.
2 Cochlear Nuclei → Auditory Nerve → Lateral Leminiscus → Superior Olives → Inferior Colliculi → Medial Geniculate Nuclei → Primary Auditary Cortex.
3 Auditory Nerve → Cochlear Nuclei → Lateral Leminiscus → Inferior Colliculi → Superior Colliculi → Medial Geniculate Nuclei → Auditory Cortex
4 Cochlear Nuclei → Auditory Nerve → Inferior Colliculi → Superior Colliculi → Lateral Leminiscus → Medial Geniculate Nuclei → Auditary Cortex.

Answer:Auditory Nerve → Cochlear Nuclei → Superior olives → Lateral Leminiscus → Inferior Colliculi → Medial Geniculate Nuclei → Primary Auditary Cortex.
2 The tendency for parallel lines to appear to converge on each other is termed as
1 Motion parallax
2 Ponzo illusion
3 Linear perspective
4 Aerial perspective

Answer:Linear perspective
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3 In a contingency table, one of the cell has an obtained frequency of 20 and an expected frequency of 30. What would be the contribution of this cell towards the total Chi-square value ?
1 3.33
2 5.00
3 10.00
4 20.00

Answer:3.33
4 Which of the following are not nuclei of Thalamus ?

(a) Internal Lamina

(b) Anterior Nucleus

(c) Ventromedial Nucleus

(d) Paraventricular Nucleus

codes:

1 (a) and (b) only
2 (b) and (c) only
3 (c) and (d) only
4 (a) and (c) only

Answer:(c) and (d) only
5 Short-term memory holds information for

(a)50 seconds

(b)30 seconds or less

(c)more than 60 seconds

(d)between 50 and 60 seconds

codes:

1 (c) only
2 (a) only
3 (b) only
4 (a) and (d)

Answer:(b) only
6 In problem solving if you follow rules that reduce the number of operations or allow you to take short cuts, you are using :
1 Algorithm
2 Heuristic
3 Strategy
4 Skill

Answer:Heuristic
7 Which of the following sequence describes the energy mobilization in body ?
1 Fasting phase → Absorptive phase → Cephalic phase
2 Cephalic phase → Absorptive phase → Fasting phase
3 Absorptive phase → Fasting phase → Cephalic phase
4 Fasting phase → Cephalic phase → Absorptive phase

Answer:Cephalic phase → Absorptive phase → Fasting phase
8 In Guilford’s struct of Intellect Model, obtained abilities have been named in which of the following sequence :
1 Operations, contents, products
2 Operations; products; contents
3 Contents; operations; products
4 Products; contents; operations

Answer:Operations, contents, products
9 Information in short-term memory enters long-term storage through
1 selective attention
2 elaborate rehearsal
3 learning
4 information-processing

Answer:elaborate rehearsal
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10 The inputs from our sensory receptors are structured by
1 Selective principles
2 Gestalt principles
3 Analytical principles
4 Learning principles

Answer:Gestalt principles
11 Which one of the following test of statistical significance can be employed in the above study to evaluate whether the item significantly discriminates between the Low scoring and High scoring groups ?
1 Chi-square
2 Point-biserial correlation
3 t test
4 Biserial correlation

Answer:Chi-square
12 For the above test, what is the expected percentile rank for the T score of 120 ?
1 60
2 68
3 75
4 84

Answer:84
13 For the above test, a T score of 80 would correspond to the deviation IQ of
1 68
2 80
3 85
4 115

Answer:85
14 In the above study, which type of correlations can be employed to carry out the factor analysis of the test items ?
1 Biserial correlations
2 Phi coefficients
3 Point biserial correlations
4 Rank order correlations

Answer:Phi coefficients
15 The full form of ROC is
1 Receiver-Operating Characteristic
2 Response-Operating Characteristic
3 Receiver Operating Curve
4 Response Operating Curve

Answer:Receiver-Operating Characteristic

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