UGC NET JRF June 2014 Paper 2 Psychology Part 3 of 3


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31. A test involves presenting a pair of words like FATHER-DAUGHTER and the subject is required to list as many ways in which the pair is related. In this measure which of the abilities are given by Guilford?

(A) Divergent production of symbolic relations.

(B) Divergent production of semantic relations.

(C) Convergent production of symbolic relations.

(D) Divergent production of semantic systems.

32. Match List – I and List – II and indicate your answer with the help of codes given below:

List – I (Phenomenon)

p. Thoughts

q. Concept

r. Prototype

s. Categorization

List – II (Description)

1. Properties that best exemplify the concept

2. Process of assigning an object to a concept (Class)

3. Language of the mind

4. Represents an entire class


(A) 3 2 1 4

(B) 3 4 1 2

(C) 1 2 3 4

(D) 4 3 2 1

33. Match List – I and List – II and indicate your answer with the help of codes given below:

List – I Phenomenon)

p. Loss of memory of events that occurred prior to a loss inducing event.

q. Loss of memory of events that occurs after a loss inducing event.

r. Blocking of information in memory we don’t try to remember, produced by our retrieval of other related information

s. Mental processing that is not readily under our control, influence our judgments, emotions or behavior

List – II (Condition)

1. Mental contamination

2. Retrograde Amnesia

3. Anterograde Amnesia

4. Retrieval inhibition


(A) 4 1 3 2

(B) 1 3 4 2

(C) 2 1 4 3

(D) 2 3 4 1

34. After several visits to the doctor for chemotherapy, Anita finds that she begins to feel nauseous just sitting in the waiting room. According to classical conditioning, Anita’s feeling of nausea in the absence of chemotherapy is

(A) an unconditioned stimulus

(B) an unconditioned response

(C) a conditioned stimulus

(D) a conditioned response

35. Which of the following do not belong to laws of perceptual grouping?

I. Law of figure and ground

II. Law of good continuation

III. Law of common fate

IV. Law of closure

V. Law of proximity


(A) I and V (B) II and IV

(C) III and V (D) I and III

36. Match List – I and List – II and indicate your answer with the help of codes given below:

List – I (Number)

p. 31

q. 7

r. 12

s. 4

List – II (Structure)

1. Lobes of cerebrum

2. Cranial nerves

3. Cervical vertebrae

4. Spinal nerves


(A) 4 2 3 1

(B) 4 3 2 1

(C) 2 3 4 1

(D) 3 1 2 4

37. Read the following two statements, the first labelled as Assertion (A) and the second labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the codes given below the statements :

Assertion (A): Non-equivalent control groups are often encountered in quasi-experimental studies, as compared to experimental studies.

Reason (R): In quasi-experimental studies, as compared to experimental studies, secondary variance is less efficiently controlled.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

38. Self-determination theory (humanistic view of motivation) focuses on which of the following needs?

I. Autonomy

II. Competence

III. Esteem

IV. Self-actualization

V. Relatedness


(A) I, III and IV

(B) II, IV and V

(C) I, II and V

(D) III, IV and V

39. What is an Ipsative test?

(A) For an individual examinee, the high scores on some sub-scales are accompanied by low scores on other sub-scales.

(B) A test that measures one or more clearly defined but relatively heterogeneous segments of ability.

(C) A test in which the average of the sub-scales is always the same for every examinee.

(D) A test which gives an estimate of how much of the total variance in a given trait is due to genuine factors.

40. Which of the following are correct for self-concept?

1. Self-concept includes not only one’s perceptions of what one is like but also what one thinks one ought to be.

2. Self-concept follows the general laws and principles of perception established in experimental psychology.

3. Self-concept represents an organized, coherent and integrated pattern of self-related perceptions.

4. Development of self-concept follows a specific time table of critical stages.

(A) 1, 3 and 4 (B) 2, 3 and 4

(C) 1, 2 and 4 (D) 1, 2 and 3

41. Which of the following is / are not a product in Guilford’s model?

1. Convergent production

2. Divergent production

3. Transformation

4. Implication


(A) 1 and 2 (B) 3 and 4

(C) 1, 2 and 3 (D) 1, 2 and 4

42. The process of expanding our level of awareness and allowing us to observe ourselves engaged in the problem solving process is termed as:

(A) Representativeness Heuristic

(B) Algorithm

(C) Anchoring – and – Adjustment Heuristic

(D) Metacognitive Processing

43. A network of associated facts and concepts that make out general knowledge of the world is referred to as

(A) Episodic memory

(B) Explicit memory

(C) Implicit memory

(D) Semantic memory

44. Match List – I and List – II and indicate your answer with the help of the codes given below:

List – I (Temporal arrangement of UCS & CS)

p. Onset of the Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) occurs while the Conditioned Stimulus (CS) is still present.

q. Onset of the Conditioned Stimulus (CS) precedes the onset of the Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS)

r. The Conditioned Stimulus (CS) and the Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) begin and end at the same time.

s. Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) precedes the Conditioned Stimulus (CS)

List – II (Form of conditioning)

1. Trace conditioning

2. Simultaneous conditioning

3. Backward conditioning

4. Delay conditioning


p q r s

(A) 1 3 2 4

(B) 4 1 2 3

(C) 3 1 4 2

(D) 2 4 1 3

45. Phi phenomena is the principle behind:

(A) illusion of brightness

(B) illusion of distance

(C) illusion of size

(D) illusion of movement

Instructions for Questions Nos. 46 to 50 Read the following paragraph and answer the five questions following it :

A psychologist wanted to develop a numerical ability test for the student population. She wrote eighty multiple choice items, each item with five alternatives. The item analysis was carried out by finding discrimination index and item-remainder correlation for each item. Sixty items were retained in item analysis.

The new version, with finally retained sixty items was administered to a new sample (N = 400) twice with a time gap of eight weeks. The test-retest correlation was found to be 0.22, significant at .01 level. The data obtained at the first administration of the sixty item version was also used for computing split-half reliability. The correlation between scores based on odd items and the scores based on even items was found to be 0.60. The split-half reliability coefficient was obtained after applying Spearman-Brown correction.

The scores obtained by the students were correlated with their marks in Mathematics in their annual examination which took place three months after the data collection. The product-moment correlation of 0.6 was obtained between test scores and mathematics. Norms were developed for the test. The normative sample yielded a mean of 40 and standard deviation of 8. The data were found to be normally distributed. As norms, percentile ranks were obtained.

46. Which of the following correlation is suitable while computing item-remainder correlation in the above analysis?

(A) Phi-coefficient

(B) Point-biserial correlation

(C) Spearman rank difference correlation

(D) Multiple correlation

47. What inference can you draw about the reliability of the text?

(A) The test has unsatisfactory ‘test retest reliability’.

(B) The test has satisfactory test retest reliability.

(C) The test has satisfactory internal consistency and test retest reliability

(D) The rest has satisfactory test retest reliability but unsatisfactory internal consistency.

48. What would be the percentile rank for a score of 48?

(A) 16 (B) 60

(C) 68 (D) 84

49. What would be the split-half reliability coefficient after Spearman-Brown correction?

(A) 0.40 (B) 0.60

(C) 0.75 (D) 0.90

50. What evidence has been obtained for the validity of the above test?

(A) Satisfactory predictive validity

(B) Unsatisfactory predictive validity

(C) Satisfactory concurrent validity

(D) Unsatisfactory concurrent validity

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