Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 42 of 68)

  1. To test linguistic relativity hypothesis, a relationship between which one of the following pairs is demonstrated by the experiment ‘on the effect of labels on recall’

    1. Codability and cognition

    2. Communicability and cognition

    3. Language and memory

    4. Language and thinking

  2. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Graham Wallas
      • Productive thinking
      • Max Wertheimer
      • Thinking as implicit behaviour
      • John Watson
      • Creative thinking
      • Oswald kulpe
      • Imageless thought
  3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Scale) List-II (Test)
    1. Age Scale

    2. Point Scale

    3. Group Verbal Scale

    4. Developmental Scale

    1. WAIS

    2. The Army Alpha Test

    3. Bayley Scale

    4. The Standard Binet Test

    5. The Army Beta Test

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  4. After learning to find out the area of a parallelogram, a child is able to find out the area of trapezoids. What is the process of his learning an illustration of?

    1. Classical conditioning

    2. Insightful learning

    3. Associative learning

    4. Transfer of learning

  5. Which of the following functions are commonly associated with the dominant hemisphere?

    1. Speech production

    2. Speech comprehension

    3. Attention

    4. Spatial functions

    5. Temporal order

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4 only

    2. 3, 4 and 5 only

    3. 2, 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2 and 5 only

  6. Which one of the following hormones plays the greatest role in aggression?

    1. Aldosterone

    2. Testosterone

    3. Oestrogen

    4. Progesterone

  7. It is recognized that effects of many genes are not manifested at birth but appear over passage of time. Which of the following are examples of the above phenomenon?

    1. Huntington's chorea

    2. Down's syndrome

    3. Cerebral palsy

    4. Baldness

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 3 and 4 only

  8. A person suffers damage to the occipital lobe in the right hemisphere of brain during an accident. What will be the effect of this damage on the person?

    1. He will suffer loss of vision in the left visual field

    2. He will lose ability to understand spoken words

    3. He will lose ability to write

    4. He will lose ability to read

  9. When is Androgrynous personality developed?

    1. When rigid sex-typed behaviour is learned

    2. When parental attitudes encourage same-sex behaviour

    3. When parental attitudes encourage cross-sex behaviour

    4. When same-sex parent provides a model of same-sex behaviour

  10. Which of the following are the ways to find brain growth spurts?

    1. Velocity curves for brain weight.

    2. Skull circumference

    3. Development changes in the electrical activity of the cortex

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  11. Which one of the following is an example of genetic disorder resulting in mental retardation?

    1. Cretinism

    2. PKU

    3. Turner's Syndrome

    4. ADHD

  12. Consider the following statements:

    1. a particular object

    2. specific time

    3. relevant space

    4. conceptual dimensions

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4 only

    2. 1, 2 and 3 only

    3. 3 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  13. What is approximate visual field covered by each human eye?

    1. 130 degrees

    2. 160 degrees

    3. 180 degrees

    4. 220 degrees

  14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Part of Brain) List-II (Function)
    1. Frontal lobe

    2. Occipital lobe

    3. Parietal lobe

    4. Temporal lobe

    1. Auditory

    2. Motor

    3. Somesthetic

    4. Visual

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  15. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Growth in nails

    2. Riding a bicycle

    3. Walking

    4. Babinski response

    1. Ontogenetic maturation

    2. Reflex

    3. Antagonistic change

    4. Phylogenetic maturation

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2