Psychology Previous Years Solved Questions with Answers

31 Basic characteristics of tasks that result in social loafing is that they are:
A Additive
B Negative
C Subtractive
D Multiplicative

Answer: Option [A]
32 Job satisfaction is enhanced by tasks that are:
A Very easy to accomplish
B Overwhelming and rewarding
C Unrelated to one’s personal needs
D Challenging but not overwhelming

Answer: Option [D]
33 Piaget’s stage for infancy is:
A Formal operation
B Preoperational thought
C Sensory motor thoughts
D Concrete operations

Answer: Option [C]
34 When a researcher tests several groups of people at the same time each group at a different age, he is conducting a(n) ______ study.
A Sequential
B Cross-sectional
C Longitudinal
D Observational

Answer: Option [B]
35 An individual becomes a member of social group through the process of:
A Aging
B Learning
C Maturation
D Socialization

Answer: Option [D]
36 The first two weeks of life are referred to as:
A Early childhood
B The neonatal period
C The period of infancy
D The preoperational stage

Answer: Option [B]
37 It would be more accurate to say that maturation:
A Can be delayed by illness or poor nutrition
B Is dramatically accelerated by good nutrition
C Is not affected by any environmental factors because it is genetic
D Is greatly accelerated by good health care and delayed by illness

Answer: Option [D]
38 Which of the following is part of the psychosocial domain?
A Memory
B Judgment
C Motor skills
D Style of behaving

Answer: Option [D]
39 The stage of prenatal development during which the developing organism is most vulnerable to injury is the:
A Embryonic stage
B Fetal stage
C Germinal stage
D Zygotic stage

Answer: Option [A]
40 The child’s increasing skill at using his muscles is due chiefly to:
A Maturation
B Learning
C Pushing by parents
D An opportunity to exercise

Answer: Option [B]

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