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61 Who among the following carried out a number of insight experiments on chimpanzees?
1 Wolfgang Kohler
2 Edward Tolman
3 Kurt Koffka
4 Ivan Pavlov

Answer: Wolfgang Kohler
62 The acquisition of new behaviour or the strengthening or weakening of old behaviour as a result of experience is called
1 learning
2 maturation
3 memory
4 emotion

Answer: learning
63 Which of the following is a major theory or cause of forgetting?
1 Theory of disuse
2 Memory trace theory
3 Interference theory
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
64 Which of the following types of memory helps an individual to recall something a split second after having perceived?
1 Immediate or sensory memory
2 Short-term memory
3 Long-term memory
4 None of the above

Answer: Immediate or sensory memory
65 The apparent loss of information already encoded and stored in longterm memory is termed as
1 amnesia
2 forgetting
3 retrieval
4 confabulation

Answer: forgetting
66 Who among the following conducted the experiments on himself using 2300 syllables which were prepared by mechanical process?
1 Underwood
2 Wundt
3 Ebbinghaus
4 Barrett

Answer: Ebbinghaus
67 The desire to be in-charge, to have sod prestige, and influence others ilitis to which of the following motives?
1 power
2 Primary
3 affiliation
4 achievement

Answer: power
68 which of following theories of motivation might be described as rush theory of motivation?
1 Incentive theory
2 Drive theory
3 Opponent process theory
4 Social learning theory

Answer: Drive theory
69 The projective technique commonly used to assess social motives is
1 TAT (Thematic Apperception Test)
2 Rorschach inkblot test
3 picture completion test
4 None of the above

Answer: TAT (Thematic Apperception Test)
70 The complex motive states or needs, that are the wellsprings of many human actions, are
1 biological motives
2 social motives
3 psychological motives
4 physiological motives

Answer: social motives
71 The unpleasant emotional state that results from blocked goal-seeking, rather than the event itself, is termed as
1 frustration
2 regression
3 agression
4 conflict

Answer: frustration
72 The return to more primitive modes of behaviour characterizing a younger age is
1 repression
2 regression
3 projection
4 reaction formation

Answer: regression
73 Two or more persons who interact with one another, are interdependent and share common goals. This is called
1 group
2 leader
3 attraction
4 attention

Answer: group
74 Leaders who exert profound effects on their followers are called
1 charismatic
2 democratic
3 autocratic
4 None of the above

Answer: charismatic
75 The term theory of mind' refers to which of the following abilities?
1 To have telepathic abilities
2 To understand one's own and other people's mental states
3 Lack of metacognition
4 None of the above

Answer: To understand one's own and other people's mental states

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