Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 10 of 68)

  1. A problem which naturally occurs in selection process in Industrial setting is known as

    1. constant error

    2. criteria contamination

    3. random error of judgment

    4. cognitive error of halo effect

  2. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the characteristic feature of Fiedler's Leader Match Training evaluation instrument?

    1. Standard enquiry items for comparing pre-and post-training gains

    2. A self-instructional programmed text

    3. Self-rating questionnaire

    4. Bench-marking type of evaluation

  3. Which one set of the following is the correct sequence of vicarious learning process meant for behaviour-modelling practice?

    1. Motivation, motoric production, retention, attention

    2. Attention, motoric production, retention, motivation

    3. Attention, retention, motoric production, motivation

    4. Retention, attention, motivation, motoric production

  4. In programmed learning, the materials are arranged in terms of

    1. graded difficulty level

    2. graded discrimination level

    3. graded duration level

    4. graded distraction level

  5. A person remembers names and faces easily. The learning style is indicated as

    1. concrete style

    2. field-independent style

    3. field-dependent style

    4. free style

  6. Which one of the following leadership stypes is likely to be effective in Indian context?

    1. Authoritarian demanding type

    2. Participative consultative type

    3. Delegating orienting type

    4. Nurturnt task type

  7. Which one of the following is NOT a relaxation therapy?

    1. Rio feedback

    2. Progressive muscular relaxation

    3. Yoga nidra

    4. Systematic desensitization

  8. Which one of the following preventions is aimed at reducing the rate of menial disorders through early detection and treatment in a community setting?

    1. Primary

    2. Auxiliary

    3. Tertiary

    4. Counseling

  9. Which one of the following terms correctly explains the invisible ‘envelope’ in which we live and move?

    1. Proxemics

    2. Privacy

    3. Territoriality

    4. Personal space

  10. Consider the following statements associated with self-help group:

    1. Self-help groups offer emotional anchors, source of identity and a sense of empowerment.

    2. They promote individual feeling of self-satisfaction and are bound by common need that allays their sense of alienation.

    3. They have gained respect and recognition and flourished in the field of health and human service.

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

    • Assertion (A): Mastery of developmental tasks is important for effective and normal development.
    • Reason (R): Failure in developmental tasks results in deviant behaviour.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): In classical conditioning, conditioned stimulus should be immediately followed by unconditional stimulus; in instrumental conditioning the response must be closely followed by reward.
    • Reason (R): Conditioning, both classical and instrumental, depends on reward.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Degree and direction of transfer can be altered by changing the meaningfulness of response members.
    • Reason (R): Transfer of training applies only to verbal learning.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): All creative children are children with exceptional intelligence.
    • Reason (R): Creativity generally involves an incubation period.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): A mentally retarded child feels difficulties in learning basic academic skills.
    • Reason (R): A mentally retarded child has difficulty in focusing attention.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true