Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 46 of 68)

  1. Which of the following steps are useful to enhance impression-management?

    1. Praising or flattering

    2. Enhancing personal appearance through dress, makeup and other tactics

    3. Self-praising

    4. Associating with important or respected people.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 2 and 4 only

    2. 1, 2 and 3 only

    3. 1, 2 and 4 only

    4. 1, 3 and 4 only

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

    List-I (Constituent) List-II (Description)
    1. Psychic consciousness

    2. Physical consciousness

    3. Vital consciousness

    4. Mental consciousness

    1. Character

    2. Integration with innermost self

    3. Sensory integration

    4. Thinking, willing

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  3. People experience learned helplessness when they encounter uncontrollability. This generates a cluster of syndromes. Which one of the following is more likely?

    1. Cognitive, attitudinal and emotional deficits

    2. Cognitive, perceptual and motivational deficits

    3. Emotional, attitudinal and motivational deficits

    4. Cognitive, motivational and emotional deficits

  4. Consider the following in the perceptual process:

    1. Organization

    2. Sensory input

    3. Interpretation

    4. Selective attention

    Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the above in perceptual process?

    1. 1 − 4 − 2 − 3

    2. 2 − 3 − 1 − 4

    3. 1 − 3 − 2 − 4

    4. 2 − 4 − 1 − 3

  5. When does perceptual constancy occur?

    1. When sensation and perception of an object change with each other constancy

    2. When perception of an object remains same even when sensation changes

    3. When sensation and perception of an object remains constant when the distance changes

    4. When sensation of an object remains same and only perception changes constantly

  6. A line disappears at an angle behind a solid figure, reappearing at the other side at what seems to be an incorrect position. What is this called?

    1. The Muller-Lyre illusion

    2. The Ponzo illusion

    3. The Poggendorff illusion

    4. The Necker illusion

  7. What is one able to study from Rorschach responses?

    1. Learning and experience

    2. Brain connections

    3. Attitudes and aptitudes

    4. Motives and needs

  8. Which one of the following behaviours is typically reinforced on a variable ratio schedule?

    1. Inserting coins into a gambling machine

    2. Checking the mail box to see if mail has arrived

    3. Studying for surprise or unexpected quizzes

    4. Inserting coins into a vending machine to get a candy bar

  9. What does the term ‘reflex reserve’ refer to?

    1. The number of reinforced trails required for acquisition

    2. The number of un-reinforced trials required for extinction

    3. The range of stimuli to which the conditioned response will generalize

    4. The spontaneous recovery of extinct habits

  10. In which type of learning is prior experience of no use and each trial is independent?

    1. Latent learning

    2. Probability learning

    3. Motor learning

    4. Trial-error learning

  11. What is a conditioning procedure in which the CS proceeds and overlaps with UCS called?

    1. Trace conditioning

    2. Simultaneous conditioning

    3. Backward conditioning

    4. Delayed conditioned

  12. An earlier problem solved by a person made it harder to solve a latter one. It is an example of

    1. Positive transfer

    2. Negative transfer

    3. Zero transfer

    4. Reverse transfer

  13. What type of reinforcement schedule ensures fastest rate of conditioning?

    1. Ratio Schedule

    2. Continuous Schedule

    3. Interval Schedule

    4. Intermittent Schedule

  14. Suppose you are asked to follow one learning style to teach a mentally challenged child as to how to eat. Which one of the following methods would you like to follow?

    1. Conditioning

    2. Trial and error

    3. Programmed learning

    4. Insight learning

  15. When is the group influence effective in attitude formation

    1. When the group exerts pressure to conform

    2. When there are emotional ties within the group

    3. When the group is highly cohesive

    4. When the attitudes are used to satisfy an individual's own needs