Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 49 of 68)

  1. Which one of the following is designated as the final common pathway?

    1. The alpha motor neuron

    2. The dorsal root ganglion

    3. The Thalamus

    4. The spinal nerve

  2. Which one of the following is secreted by most of the post gangalionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system?

    1. Acetylcholine

    2. Epinephrine

    3. Norepinephrine

    4. Dopamine

  3. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of circulation of blood in the human body?

    1. Arteries-arterioles-capillaries-venules-veins

    2. Capillaries-arterioles-arteries-venules-veins

    3. Capillaries-arteries-arterioles-venules-neins

    4. Arterioles-arteries-venules-veins-capillaries

  4. Language function is associated with which of the following

    1. Non dominant part of frontal lobe, dominant temporal and perietal lobes

    2. Dominant perisylvian, frontal and temporal lobes and non dominant perietal lobe

    3. Non dominant part of parietal lobe only

    4. Dominant perisylvian parts of frontal, temporal and parietal lobes

  5. Which two endocrine glands secrete their hormones in response to neural stimuli?

    1. Pituitary gland and adrenal medulla

    2. Pituitary gland and thymine

    3. Adrenal medulla and thyroid gland

    4. Adrenal medulla and parathyroid gland

  6. Thymus gland helps in which one of the following?

    1. Growth of bones

    2. General growth of body

    3. Development of immunity

    4. Growth of brain

  7. A mentally sound person developed auditory, visual and olfactory hallucinations. He is likely to have a lesion in which one of the following?

    1. Left occipito temporal area

    2. Right/left temporal lobes

    3. Right parieto occipital area

    4. Right parieto temporal area

  8. Due to right hemisphere lesion, left handed person will have:

    1. Low frequency of oral and written language disturbance

    2. Moderate frequency of written language disturbance only

    3. High frequency of oral language disturbance only

    4. High frequency of oral and written language disturbance

  9. Which is the correct sequence of the conversion tasks in order of their appearance in children?

    1. Number-Length-Mass-Weight-Volume

    2. Length-Number-Weight-Mass-Volume

    3. Number-Weight-Length-Volume-Mass

    4. Length-Weight-Number-Volume-Mass

  10. Consider the following statements: The mechanistic model of child development focuses on:

    1. relationship between environmental input and behavioral output

    2. hot internal structure exert control over development

    3. evolutionary origins of behaviour

    4. quantitative increase in learned responses

    Which of the statement given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3 only

    3. 1 and 4 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  11. The ability of one individual to influence the outcomes obtained by the other, is known as:

    1. Reciprocity

    2. Normative formulation

    3. Inequity

    4. Social power

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the list:

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Meaning)
    1. Top-down processing

    2. Pre-attentive processing

    3. Bottom-up processing

    4. Focussed processing

    1. Little or no conscious effort in perceiving

    2. Perception being guided by higher level knowledge

    3. Paying attention to particular feature of an object

    4. Processing information about the individual contents of the stimuli

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  13. Which one of the following is the correct sequence involved in perceptual processes?

    1. Transformation of physical energy into nerve impulse-Detection of stimulus-perceptual response-Mediating process

    2. Detection of stimulus-Mediating process-Transformation of physical energy into nerve impulse-Perceptual response

    3. Detection of stimulus-Perceptual response-Transformation of physical energy into nerve impulse-Mediating process

    4. Detection of stimulus-

    Transformation of physical energy into nerve impulse-Mediating process-

    Perceptual response

  14. Which one of the following statements regarding features detectors is not correct?

    1. They respond only to a very specific aspect of stimulus

    2. They are single nervous found in the CNS/sense organs

    3. They are involved in pattern recognition

    4. They are fist order neurons involved in sensory perception

  15. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the list:

    List-I (Perceptual Constancy) List-II (Statement)
    1. Brightness Constancy

    2. Shape Constancy

    3. Size Constancy

    4. Relative size Constancy

    1. Seeing a friend you are meeting from a distance

    2. Seeing distance object like cars, trees and people as normal

    3. Seeing coin as round even when flipped into air

    4. Perceiving sweater as dark, green, whether indoor or outdoor

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