Competitive Exams: Psychology MCQs (Practice-Test 67 of 68)

  1. The major emotional involvement among adolescents is described by Erikson as

    1. identity vs role confusion

    2. intimacy vs isolation

    3. generativity vs stagnation

    4. ego integrity vs despair

  2. One group of newly hatched chicks was kept in total darkness for 24 hours; another group was kept in total darkness for 120 hours, when tested for the first time, both groups had nearly the same number of ‘hits’ in their pecking attempts. But the variation was larger among the 24-hour group than among the 12O-hour group. On the sixth day of testing, both the groups were pecking grains with equal efficiency. This finding supports the idea that

    1. pecking is an unlearned response

    2. pecking is an integration of both learned and unlearned activities

    3. Learning is vary rapid in young ckicken

    4. There is increase in learning ability with maturation.

  3. Match List-I (Part of the brain) with List-II (Function) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Cerebellum

    2. Reticular formation

    3. Medulla

    4. Limbic system

    1. Sleep

    2. Emotion

    3. Reflexive activities

    4. Motor control

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  4. Which of the following are the recent techniques for studying brain processes?

    1. MRI

    2. PET scans

    3. FOCAL scans

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Which of the following statements describe the functional differences between the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems?

    1. The sympathetic system is associated with emotional excitement, while the parasympathetic system is associated with quiescence.

    2. The sympathetic system speeds the bodily functions while the parasympathetic system conserves the bodily resources.

    3. The sympathetic system is associated with the left hemisphere, while the parasympathetic system is associated with the right hemisphere. V

    4. The sympathetic system acts as a total unit, while the parasympathetic system acts in piecemeal fashion.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  6. According to psychologists the process of motivated behaviour involves

    1. Need

    2. Incentive

    3. Drive

    4. Reward

    The correct sequence of these processes is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 2, 4, 3, 1

  7. Consider the following stages in the regulation of water intake by the body

    1. Cellular dehydration

    2. Hypothalamus

    3. Cortex

    4. Water intake

    The correct sequential order of water intake by the body is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 2, 3, 1, 4

  8. Which one of the following cues does not function as an indication to the hypothalamus in the regulation of hunger drive?

    1. Stomach contractions

    2. Total blood volume

    3. Blood sugar levels

    4. Blood fat levels

  9. Which one of the following views of emotion is generally criticized as ‘the cart before the horse’

    1. Cannon-Bard theory

    2. Schachter's theory

    3. Strongman's theory

    4. James-Lange hypothesis

  10. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Machiavellianism
      • Dollard
      • Imprinting experiments
      • Konrad Lorenz
      • Concept of power Motivation
      • McClelland

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  11. Source, impetus, aim and object are the four distinguishing features found in

    1. Freudian concept of instinct

    2. Hullian concept of drive

    3. Homeostatic concept of equilibrium

    4. He loon's concept of adaptation

  12. Match List-I (Theorists) with List-II (Motivational principles) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Zeigarnick

    2. Lorenz

    3. Miller

    4. Lewin

    1. Ethological theory

    2. Secondary drives

    3. Valence of good objects

    4. Recall of interrupted tasks

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  13. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Beach
      • Peripheral theory of motivation
      • Morgan
      • Central motive state
      • Cannon
      • Need for achievement
      • McClelland
      • Dual centre theory of feeding
  14. Motive arousal is a function of

    1. Motivational disposition x incentive x expectation

    2. curiosity x drive x achievement

    3. hunger x thirst x need

    4. need x valence x achievement

  15. Consider the following statements: Measurement of social motives is done through

    1. fantasy themes

    2. questionnaries

    3. behavioural observations in critical situations.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct