Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 5 of 68)

    • Assertion (A): Poor nutrition may delay the process of maturation but proper nutrition will not necessarily speed it up:
    • Reason (R): Maturation is lately dependent upon environmental factors.
    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): Performance of a person is a function of his motivational level.
    • Reason (R): There is a linear relationship between arousal and performance.
    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): Frustration heads to aggression in some people.
    • Reason (R): Some people use aggression as a coping mechanism
    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): When a response is conditioned under intermittent reinforcements, it is more difficult to extinguish such a response in comparison to the response conditioned under continuous reinforcement.
    • Reason (R): On reinforced trials, the interfering-frustrative responses become extinguished.
    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): Retroactive inhibition is an example of negative transfer.
    • Reason (R): Forgetting increases with lapse of time.
    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): When individuals are in a group, a social norm often emerges so that individuals perceive more or less in a similar manner.
    • Reason (R): Perceptions are directly or indirectly shaped by our social experiences.
    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 comparison to rich children, poor children tend to perceive coins as larger.
    • Reason (R): For economically deprived children, coin has relatively greater value.
    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): Eidetic imagery is rare in adults.
    • Reason (R): The loss in eidetic imagery may be related to the development of abstract thinking.
    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): The old people have remarkable vocabulary and storage of knowledge.
    • Reason (R): Crystallized intelligence of a person increases upto the age of seventy.
    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): Many children develop the habit of nail-biting.
    • Reason (R): Maternal deprivation affects child's personality development
    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): Recent research on attitude change shows that both men and women are equally susceptible to persuasion in matters that are less familiar to them.
    • Reason (R): People generate more counterarguments to a message with which they are more familiar.
    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): Meaning of speech is understood through morphemes.
    • Reason (R): Morphemes are the smallest units of meaning in speech perception.
    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

  1. Which one of the following is the crux of Comparative Psychology?

    1. Comparison of cultural groups

    2. Twin studies

    3. Comparison of behaviour across the phylogenetic scale

    4. Generalization from animal behaviour to human level

  2. Which one of the following theories rests on the statistical decision theory?

    1. Information theory

    2. Two-factor theory of intelligence

    3. Signal detection theory

    4. Opponent-process theory of emotion

  3. Which one of the following is an example of unobtrusive measure in studying job dissatisfaction?

    1. Questionnaire responses

    2. Participant observation

    3. Graffiti

    4. Peer ratings