Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 64 of 68)

  1. Consider the following stages

    1. Response transmission

    2. Message evaluation

    3. Message interpretation

    4. Message perception

    The correct sequence of these stages in decoding verbal communication is

    1. 4, 3, 2, 1

    2. 4, 3, 1, 2

    3. 3, 4.2, 1

    4. 3, 4, 1, 2

  2. Noise at a particular frequency tends to interfere with speech sounds at the same frequency. This phenomenon is known as

    1. overlapping

    2. superposition

    3. constancy phenomenon

    4. masking

  3. A student is criticized by the teacher for his poor performance in a test. On reaching the hostel, he is highly irritated with his room-mate and quarrels with him. His behaviour can be best described as a case of

    1. projection

    2. reaction formation

    3. rationalization

    4. displacement

  4. An engineer has inadequate information or knowledge about his job due to inadequate training, poor communication of distortion of information. He is unhappy and, is most likely to be suffering from

    1. role conflict

    2. role erosion

    3. role ambiguity

    4. role stress

  5. According to recent formulations of frustration-aggression hypothesis though aggression is viewed as a reaction to frustration, its actual occurrence depends upon the presence of

    1. a model

    2. aggressive cues

    3. pent-up aggressive urges

    4. innate urges

  6. The therapeutic approach that attempts to correct mistakes in client's reasoning as way of eliminating undesirable emotion is known as

    1. rational behaviour therapy

    2. rational emotive therapy

    3. ration self-analysis

    4. reality therapy

  7. A person is convinced that the stressful situation in which he is entangled within his department is mainly due to the shortcomings and irresponsible behaviour of his colleagues. The strategy adopted by him to cope with stress is

    1. extra punitive

    2. intropunitive

    3. impunutive

    4. reactive

  8. In a executive training process, a complex real-life situation is simulated. Teams of trainees compete against one another. Each team represents a separate organization. This approach primarily tends to develop problem solving and decision making skills among executive trainees. This process of training is known as

    1. in-basket technique

    2. role playing

    3. case study method

    4. business games

  9. Attempts to avoid square pegs in round holes in industry implies

    1. scientific management

    2. human relations management

    3. ergonomics

    4. systems approach

  10. Consider the following types of learning:

    1. Multiple discrimination

    2. Rule learning

    3. Concept learning

    4. Problem solving

    As per Gagnes set of distinct types of learning, the correct sequence of these types of learning in order of increasing complexity is

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 3, 1, 4, 2

  11. 26. Community mental health intervention needs

    1. multi-level approach

    2. multi-strategy approach

    3. multi-level multi-strategy approach

    4. multi-linear approach

    • Assertion (A): Any psychological or physiological imbalance motivates behaviour.
    • Reason (R): The body tends to maintain its internal balance.
    1. Both A and R are 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): If the emotional counterpart is blocked, the motivated behaviour is inhibited.
    • Reason (R): Motivation is a goal directed action based on prior affective experiences.
    1. Both A and R are 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 proactive inhibition, early learning interferes with later learning.
    • Reason (R): If a person goes to sleep immediately after learning, forgetting will be less.
    1. Both A and R are 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): If a rat is allowed to run in amaze for some time without food, it will be able to reach a goal in that maze on a later occasion quicker than a novice rat.
    • Reason (R): The rat develops a kind of cognitive map of the maze while running inside it without food.
    1. Both A and R are 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