Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 62 of 68)

  1. The very first intelligence tests were developed by

    1. Terman and Merril

    2. Binet and Terman

    3. Binet and Stanford

    4. Binet and Simon

  2. Which one of the following theoretical foundations considers intelligence to be a genetic potentiality?

    1. Intelligence B of Hebb

    2. Crystallized Intelligence of Cattell

    3. Fluid Intelligence of Cattell

    4. ‘g’ factor of Spearman

  3. Match List I (Theories of intelligence) with List II (Theorists) and select the correct answer

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    1. Sampling theory

    2. Hierarchical theory

    3. Group factor theory

    4. Multifactor theory

    1. R L Thomdike

    2. L L Thurstone

    3. G Thosmon

    4. C Burt and P E Vernon

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  4. Which one of the following postulates supports adult IQ-constancy over the life span?

    1. Normal distribution of IQ scores in different age groups

    2. With increasing chronological age, there is also an increase in functional units of abilities

    3. ‘Deviation IQ’ remains constant with age group differentials

    4. With increase in chronological age. There is a greater influence of environment than of heredity

  5. Which one of the following progressive matrices has NOT been standardized by Raven as a measure of intelligence?

    1. Advanced progressive matrices

    2. Standard progressive matrices

    3. Coloured progressive matrices

    4. Culture-free progressive matrices

  6. Which of the following are included in Thurston's Test of Primary Mental Abilities?

    1. Word fluency

    2. Memory

    3. Digit span

    4. Reasoning

    5. Perceptual speed

      1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

      2. 1, 3, 4 and 5

      3. 1, 2, 4 and 5

      4. 2, 3 and 5

  7. Which of the following abilities are measured in tests of creativity?

    1. Fantasy

    2. Flexibility

    3. Originality

    4. Elaboration

    5. Colorfulness of imagery

    Which of the following are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 5

    3. 3, 4 and 5

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. In Adler's theory of personality, there is

    1. equal stress on both sociological and biological factors

    2. greater stress on biological factors than on sociological factors

    3. greater stress on sociological factors than on biological factors

    4. no emphasis on either sociological or biological factors

  9. Consider the following statements: The individuality and ‘personality’ of an individual are

    1. different in that individuality stands out in a group while personality is group adaptive

    2. different in that individuality reflects more of the potentiality of the individual while personality is the resultant effect of environmental factors

    3. individual-oriented and synonymous

    Of these statements

    1. 2 alone is correct

    2. 1 alone is correct

    3. 1 and 2 are correct

    4. 3 alone is correct

  10. Match List I (Theories) with List II (Authors) and select the correct answer:

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    1. Collective unconscious

    2. Psycho-sexual development

    3. Individual psychology

    4. Humanistic psychology

    1. Rogers

    2. Freud

    3. Jung

    4. Adler

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  11. consider the following stages of personality development:

    1. Identification

    2. Latency

    3. Primary motive satisfaction

    4. Genital

    According to Freud, the correct sequence of these stages in personality development is

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 3, 1, 4, 2

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 3, 1, 2, 4

  12. The main theme of trait theories of personality is to

    1. lay emphasis on how needs, motives and impulses interact to produce the individual's behaviour

    2. focus upon the individual's subjective perceptions of self and self within the world

    3. lay emphasis on people's personal characteristics and how these characteristics are organized into systems

    4. lay emphasis on how habits are formed through conditioning or learning process

  13. Match List I (Personality development) with List II (Personality theories) and select the correct answer:

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    1. Simply refers to the development history of libidinal energy

    2. Proceeds through different stages characterizing conflicts between individual self and society

    3. Personality is formed and modified by patterns of interactions between personal behaviour and social context

    4. Is directly proportional to the strivings for enhancement of self concept

    1. Ego psychology

    2. Psychosexual theory

    3. Self-actualization theory

    4. Social learning theory

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  14. Which one of the following scales aptly measures ‘neurotic triad’ (Hs, D, Hy)?

    1. Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory

    2. All port Vernon Lindsey Scale

    3. Bemreuter Personality Inventory

    4. Taylor's Manifest Anxiety Scale

  15. Match List I (Authors) with List II (Test/Techniques) and select the correct answer:

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    1. H J Eysenck

    2. W H Sheldon

    3. G W Allport

    4. G Kelley

    1. Seven point rating scale to measure somatotype

    2. Orthogonal Method

    3. Repertory Grid

    4. Idiographic Method

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