Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 39 of 68)

  1. Match List-I (Type of Reliability) with List-II (Brief Description) and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Alternate form reliability

    2. Inter scorer reliability

    3. Odd-even reliability

    4. Test-retest reliability

    1. Internal consistency

    2. Temporal stability

    3. Agreement between scores obtained by two versions of the same test

    4. Agreement among scores given by different scorers

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  2. A psychologist correlated his newly developed intelligence test with an already established intelligence test and obtained a correlation of + 0.79. Which one of the following can be concluded from the new intelligence test?

    1. Unsatisfactory concurrent validity

    2. Satisfactory concurrent validity

    3. Unsatisfactory predictive validity

    4. Satisfactory predictive validity

  3. Match List-I (Property) with List-II (Element of Language) and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Speech sounds

    2. Grammatical rules

    3. Smallest unit of speech perception

    4. Smallest unit of meaning

    1. Syllabus

    2. Phonemes

    3. Morphemes

    4. Syntax

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  4. Match List-I (Concept) with List-II (Description) and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Syntax

    2. Semantics

    3. Pragmatics

    4. Phonology

    1. Social rules underlying language use

    2. Rules governing speech sounds

    3. Structure of the sentence

    4. Study of meaning

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  5. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of steps involved in creative thinking?

    1. Preparation-incubation-inspiration-verification

    2. Inspiration-incubation-preparation-verification

    3. Observation-concentration-inspiration-verification

    4. Incubation-preparation-inspiration-verification

  6. Which one of the following is the correct sequence when schemata are formed in the encoding process in comprehension?

    1. Selection-abstraction-interpretation-integration

    2. Abstraction-integration-interpretation-selection

    3. Interpretation-abstraction-selection-integration

    4. Integration-abstraction-interpretation-selection

  7. Consider the following statements: Some mnemonics are termed as

    1. key-word method.

    2. loci method

    3. peg method

    4. trade-off method

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 4 only

  8. Consider the following statements: In a restaurant, bearers can be trained on mnemonics by focusing on

    1. visual imagery

    2. practice

    3. chunking

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  9. ‘People with conditions in which they have no memory for the events that immediately preceded the injury, though their memory for earlier events may be intact’ may be having a disorder called

    1. Progressive dementia

    2. Retrograde amnesia

    3. Anterograde amnesia

    4. Traumatic dementia

  10. When a highly unexpected and emotionally intense event takes place, the extreme episodic memory that results, is called

    1. Semantic memory

    2. Eidetic memory

    3. Autobiographical memory

    4. Flashbulb memory

  11. The existence of two memory system is illustrated when we are using

    1. Recognition

    2. Recall

    3. Re-learning

    4. All of the above

  12. Match List-I (Value) with List-II (Descriptor) and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Up to 250 seconds

    2. Approx 300 milli-seconds

    3. Around 7 − 2

    4. Approx 20 to 30 seconds

    1. Miller: ‘magic number’ of memory span

    2. Visual sensory register

    3. Short term store

    4. Sperling maximum interstimulus interval

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  13. The concentration of amyloid beta protein is mainly responsible for

    1. Retrograde amnesia

    2. Anterograde amnesia

    3. Korsakoff's syndrome

    4. Alzheimer's disease

  14. Serial position effect depends upon which of the following:

    1. Primary effect

    2. Recency effect

    3. Inhibition effect due to inter-serial association

    4. Motivation effect

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  15. For getting maximum benefit of transfer of learning, teacher should encourage the students to which of the following?

    1. Overlearn

    2. Organize the material properly

    3. Prioritize the task

    4. Compare various tasks

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4