Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 61 of 68)

  1. The process of taking in external events and converting them into internal events or thoughts is called

    1. organization

    2. adaptation

    3. assimilation

    4. internalization

  2. If bf the following figures are recognized as X, then the principle in force here is

    1. prototypes

    2. template matching

    3. feature analysis

    4. context matching

  3. Following Young-Helmholtz theory of colour vision, if a given stimulus innervates 4R, 9G and 13B cones, then the perception is of less saturated greenishblue because

    1. all R G and B are mixed to produce intermediate colour

    2. G and a units are mixed to produce greenish-blue which is saturated by R units

    3. 4 units of each produce greenish-blue and the remaining units desaturate the colour

    4. 4 units of each produce white leaving

    SG and 9B to produce greenish-blue destructed by white

  4. When. One looks at the moon through a thin cover of moving clouds, one would experience

    1. auto kinetic effect

    2. stroboscopic effect

    3. phi phenomenon

    4. induced movement

  5. A defense mechanism similar to repression may result form perceptual barriers against the material incongruent with a persons values. This is known as

    1. defensive perceptual process

    2. perceptual defence

    3. perceptual repression

    4. stimulus masking

  6. Studies of role set interception have shown that set has many functions. Which one of the following is NOT a function of set?

    1. Limiting the number of possible responses

    2. Increasing the probability of some responses

    3. Increasing the activation of the organism

    4. Desensitization to fixed responding

  7. Consider the following development stages:

    1. Concrete operational

    2. Formal operational

    3. Preoperational

    4. Sensorimotor

    The correct sequence of these stages in

    Piagetian congnitive development is

    1. 3, 4, 1, 2

    2. 3, 4, 2, 1

    3. 4, 3, 1, 2

    4. 4, 3, 2, 1

  8. A phenomenon that involves a disturbance of language and/or speech caused by brain damage is known as

    1. aphasia

    2. dementia

    3. haphalgesia

    4. analgesia

  9. Match List I (Elements of language) with List II (Definition) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Phonemes

    2. Syllable

    3. Morpheme

    4. Clause

    1. Smallest units of speech perception

    2. Smallest unit of meaning in speech perception

    3. Verbs and associated nouns and adjectives

    4. Speech sounds

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  10. Tolman believed that information from environment was worked over and elaborated into a tentative pattern, indicating routes, paths and environmental relationships. Tolman was referring to

    1. cognitive maps

    2. mental rotation

    3. memory traces

    4. eidetic images

  11. A concept that is made up of several characteristics is known as

    1. disjunctive concept

    2. relational concept

    3. discrete concept

    4. conjunctive concept

  12. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the principles of encoding of schema?

    1. Abstraction, interpretation, selection, integration

    2. Abstraction, integration, interpretation, selection

    3. Selection, abstraction, interpretation, integration

    4. Selection, integration, interpretation, abstraction

  13. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in creative thinking as proposed by Graham Wallas?

    1. Preparation, illumination, incubation, verification

    2. Preparation, incubation, illumination, verification

    3. Illumination, preparation, verification, incubation

    4. Illumination, preparation, incubation, verification

  14. Consider the following steps:

    1. Representing and organizing the problem

    2. Use of heuristics

    3. Trial and error

    4. Judgment

    According to psychologists, the correct sequence of these steps in problem solving is

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 3, 1, 4, 2

    3. 3, 1, 2, 4

    4. 1, 3, 4, 2

  15. Which one of the following is NOT a behaviouristic theory of problem solving?

    1. Response hierarchy

    2. Implicit trial and error

    3. Mediated generalization

    4. Information processing