CBSE UGC NET JRF Psychology December 2014 Paper 3 Solutions Part 2 of 5 Answer Key [ CBSE NET-JRF Updates ]

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16. Read each-of the following two statements-Assertions (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below:

Assertion (A): Environments that influence educational and cultural opportunities enhance crystallized intelligence.

Reason (R): Crystallized intelligence is developed through stimulating fluid intelligence.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: A

17. Read each-of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below:

Assertion (A): We use mental short-cuts to solve problems.

Reason (R): Problem solving includes thinking.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: B

18. Match the items of List- I (concept) with List- II (originator) and mark your answer with the help of the codes given below:

List- I (Concept)

p. Personology

q. Individual Psychology

r. Personal Construct theory

s. Biological Trait theory

List- II (Originator)

1. George Kelly

2. H.J. Eysenck

3. Henry Murray

4. Gordon Allport

Codes:

P q r s

(A) 3 4 1 2

(B) 1 2 3 4

(C) 2 3 1 4

(D) 4 1 2 3

Answer: A

19. Which of the following are the characteristics of NREM sleep?

1. Decrease in heart rate.

2. Increase in breathing rate.

3. Muscles are relaxed.

4. Increase in Brain’s metabolic rate.

Codes:

(A) 1 and 3 are correct.

(C) 1 and 4 are correct.

(B) 2 and 3 are correct.

(D) 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

Answer: A

20. Match List- I with List- II using the codes given below:

List- I (Concept/Phenomenon)

p. Morpheme

q. Phoneme

r. Syntax

s. Syllogism

List – II (Examples/Description)

1. Adjective before the noun

2. Conclusion of statements

3. Break

4. ‘D’ or ‘A’

Codes:

P q r s

(A) 3 4 1 2

(B) 3 4 2 1

(C) 4 3 2 1

(D) 4 2 3 1

Answer: A

21. The 30 X 30 correlation matrix, representing the correlation among the thirty facet of the NEO-PI-3 were factor analyzed by three methods:

1. Principal components method

2. Maximum likelihood method

3. Principal axes method and the five factors were extracted in each case.

Usually the variance explained by the factor solution would be in the following ascending order.

(A) 2, 3, 1 (B) 1, 3, 2

(C) 2, 1, 3 (D) 3, 2, 1

Answer: A

22. Pituitary gland is called master gland because

(A) Hormones secreted by Posterior Pituitary regulate the activities of other glands.

(B) Hormones secreted by Anterior Pituitary regulate the activities of other glands.

(C) Hormones secreted by both Posterior and Anterior Pituitary regulate the activities of other glands

(D) It is located in the Central Nervous System

Answer: C

23. Using Sternberg’s theory as the reference, Match List - I with List - II and choose the correct code:

List- I (Components)

p. Experiential

q. Contextual

r. Componential

List- II (Type)

1. Analytic

2. Creative

3. Practical

4. Successful

Codes:

p q r

(A) 3 4 2

(B) 2 3 1

(C) 2 4 3

(D) 2 1 3

Answer: B

24. A study employed two groups, matched on intelligence, each group with 30 subjects. Each subject was required to learn a list of CVC trigrams and the number of trials required to learn the list was the dependent variable. What would be the degrees of freedom if a suitable t test is used to evaluate the mean difference?

(A) 29 (B) 30

(C) 58 (D) 60

Answer: A

25. _____ states that allocating ____ rewards for behaviors previously _____ rewarded decreases level of motivation.

Codes:

(A) Two factor theory; extrinsic; not

(B) Theory X; monetary; intrinsically

(C) Cognitive evaluation theory; extrinsic; intrinsically

(D) Theory Y; financial; selectively

Answer: C

26. Read each of the following two statements: Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answers by using the code below:

Assertion (A): The orbital frontal cortex and the basal ganglia, especially the caudate nucleus, are the brain structures most often implicated in obsessive compulsive disorder.

Reason (R): Reduced metabolic activity has been found in both the orbital frontal cortex and the caudate nucleus in people with obsessive compulsive disorder.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: C

27. A 17 year old woman has been binging on large quantities of food, above and beyond, what most people would eat under similar circumstances. She then engages in purging behavior as often as 3 or 4 times a week. She feels she has no control over it. The results of her physical examination are normal and she is of normal weight. She is most likely suffering from

(A) Anorexia nervosa (B) Bulimia nervosa

(C) Binge-eating disorder (D) Eating disorder not otherwise specified

Answer: B

28. Which of the following are characteristics of Charismatic leaders?

1. Vision and Articulation 2. Risk taking behavior

3. Volatile moods 4. Sensitivity to followers needs

Codes:

(A) 2, 3 & 4

(B) 1, 2 & 4

(C) 1, 3 & 4

(D) 1 & 4

Answer: B

29. What would be the degrees of freedom for the second-order interaction effect in a 3 x 3 x 2 factorial design?

(A) 2

(B) 4

(C) 9

(D) 18

Answer: B

30. Which of the following are features of Borderline Personality Disorder?

1. Affective instability

2. Lack of remorse

3. Impulsivity

4. Self-mutilation

5. Over concern with order and rules.

Codes:

(A) 1,2 and 3

(B) 1, 3 and 4

(C) 1, 2, 4 and 5

(D) 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: B

- Published on: January 16, 2015