Psychology MCQs - Previous Years Solved Questions and Answers | Psychology Quiz - GK Questions and Answers

1 Psychology may best be described as the scientific study of _______ and ______.
A Mental states, physical states
B Thoughts, emotions
C Behavior, mental processes
D Mental health, mental illness

Answer: Option [C]
2 Freud believed that adult problems usually:
A Result in Freudian slip
B Result in bad dreams
C Can be traced back to critical stage during childhood
D Are the result of poor behavior

Answer: Option [C]
3 Gestalt theory emphasizes:
A A flow of consciousness
B The atoms of thought
C Environmental stimuli
D Our tendency to see pattern

Answer: Option [D]
4 Whereas the _______ asked what happens when an organism does something; the _____ asked how and why.
A functionalist, behaviorist
B structuralist, introspectionist
C structuralist, functionalist
D functionalist, structuralist

Answer: Option [D]
5 The _____ lobe is to hearing as the occipital lobe is to vision.
A cerebeller
B Parietal
C Temporal
D Frontal

Answer: Option [C]
6 Reflexes are usually controlled by the:
A Hypothalamus
B Spinal cord
C Frontal lobe
D Medulla

Answer: Option [B]
7 A part of the brain that sends signals “alert” to higher centers of the brain in response to incoming messages is:
A amygdala
B Hippocampus
C Limbic system
D Reticular formation

Answer: Option [D]
8 Perception of the brightness of a color in affected mainly by:
A The saturation of light waves
B The wavelength of light waves
C The purity of light waves
D The amplitude of light waves

Answer: Option [A]
9 Which of the following is not a clue for depth perception?
A Orientation
B Interposition
C Reduced clarity
D Linear perspective

Answer: Option [A]
10 Psychophysics is the study of:
A Depth perception
B Perceptual illness
C Movement perception
D The psychological perception oh physical stimuli

Answer: Option [D]

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