Psychology Previous Years Solved Questions with Answers

21 Illnesses that seem to result from an interaction of physical and psychological factors are called:
A Somatic
B Hysterical
C Psychosomatic
D Conversion disorder

Answer: Option [C]
22 Which of the following clinical procedures are based, in part on classical conditioning?
A Transference
B Token economy
C Two chair technique
D Systematic desensitization

Answer: Option [D]
23 When people are _____ they have lost touch with reality.
A Manic
B Neurotic
C Psychotic
D Psychopathic

Answer: Option [C]
24 Intelligence can be defined as:
A Knowledge of a great many facts
B The ability to get good grades in school
C All the factors that make one person different from another
D The ability to think abstractly and learn from experience

Answer: Option [D]
25 According to Piaget the process of building mental representation of the world through direct interaction with it is:
A Adaptation
B Conservation
C Metacognition
D Egocentrism

Answer: Option [A]
26 People who consistently come up with _____ explanations of events are more prone to depression.
A dysthemic
B Delusional
C Pessimistic
D Overly optimistic

Answer: Option [C]
27 The leading cause of mental retardation is believed to be:
A Inherited traits
B Environmental factors
C Organic brain syndrome
D Fetal alcohol syndrome

Answer: Option [B]
28 An affective disorder in which a person swings from one mood extreme to another is classified as:
A Bipolar
B Unipolar
C Manic
D Depressive

Answer: Option [A]
29 Albert Ellis and Aron Beck are names associated with the ____ therapy approach.
A Gestalt
B Cognitive
C Behavioral
D Phenomenological

Answer: Option [B]
30 The process by which a trained professional uses psychological methods to help people with psychological problem is known as:
A Psychiatry
B Psychoanalysis
C Psychosurgery
D Psychotherapy

Answer: Option [D]

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