Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 66 of 68)

  1. Erikson's stages of development do not reflect

    1. Intimacy as against isolation

    2. Industry as against inferiority

    3. Confidence as against confusion

    4. Generality as against stagnation

  2. Which one of the following takes place in the state of emotional excitement?

    1. Increase in glycogen in blood

    2. Decrease in blood supply to brain

    3. Decrease in imagery

    4. Decrease in breathing rate

  3. What is the approach, through which Piaget sought to describe the intellectual structures underlying cognitive experience at different developmental points called?

    1. Developmental stages

    2. Perceptual encoding

    3. Neurological maturation

    4. Genetic epistemology

    • Assertion (A): No two self-help groups always function in exactly the same way.
    • Reason (R): Self-help groups have vast disparities in terms of organization.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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): People with high need for achievement like to perform in situations wherever they have sufficient control.
    • Reason (R): People with high need for achievement prefer to perform those tasks wherein success is a certainty.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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): High responsiveness and less control on the part of the parents are helpful in developing socially competent behaviour in their children.
    • Reason (R): Authoritative parenting is associated with the development of socially competent behaviour in children
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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): Correction for attenuation will increase the reliability of a test.
    • Reason (R): Longer tests have greater reliability.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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): Behaviourists viewed psychology as the science of behaviour.
    • Reason (R): Behaviour could be described objectively in terms of stimuli and responses.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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 goal of stress management should be to eliminate stress.
    • Reason (R): Stress can be helpful as well as harmful.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually 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

  4. According to Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, which of the following are distinct types of intelligence?

    1. Linguistic intelligence

    2. Musical intelligence

    3. Kinaesthetic intelligence

    4. Creative intelligence

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Measure) List-II (Concept)
    1. Seguin form boards

    2. Cattell's culture free test

    3. Alexander passalong test

    4. Bayfey's scale of intelligence

    1. G-factor

    2. Concrete intelligence

    3. Mental retardation

    4. Mental & motor performance of children

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
  6. Which of the following tests are included in the Wechslefs Adult Intelligence Scale?

    1. Social play

    2. Object assembly

    3. Form board test

    4. Digtt symbol

    5. Picture arrangement

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 4 and 5

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 5

  7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Cause of Mental Retardation) List-II (Description)
    1. Down's Syndrome

    2. Phenylketonuria (PKU)

    3. Hydrocephalus

    4. Tay-Sachs disease

    1. Defect of lipid metabolism

    2. Overabundance of cerebrospinal fluid

    3. Lack of a liver enzyme

    4. Extra chromosomal material

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  8. According to the World Health Organization standards which one of the following ranges of I, Q. Refers to mild mental retardation.

    1. 70 to 90

    2. 50 to 70

    3. 35 to 50

    4. Less than 35

  9. Which one of the following corresponds to intelligence consisting of the knowledge and expertise accumulated over a lifetime of experience and measured by vocabulary and comprehension subtests of IQ tests?

    1. Fluid intelligence

    2. Emotional intelligence

    3. Social intelligence

    4. Crystallized intelligence