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1. Beta endorphin is mobilized from pituitary gland during stress in approximately same quantities as

(1) Adreno corticotropic hormone (ACTH)

(2) Corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF)

(3) Epinephrine

(4) Dopamine

2. Which device is used for the expression of different letters of a word?

(1) Acoustics

(2) Acronyms

(3) Key word system

(4) Clustering

3. Using Hull՚s theory, Taylor conceptualized that anxiety is an emotionally based drive and therefore, high anxious subjects on Taylor՚s Manifest Anxiety Scale (MAS) should be conditioned faster than the low anxious subjects. The study verified the hypothesis. This provides evidence for:

(1) Concurrent validity of MAS

(2) Construct validity of MAS

(3) Convergent validity of MAS

(4) Lack of validity for MAS

4. Given below are two statements- one is labeled as assertion (A) and the other are labeled as reason (R) .

Assertion: sensitivity to targets reflects the placement of a flexible criterion and is measured in terms of “hits minus false alarms” .

Reason: when the consequences of making a Miss are very grave, we lower the criterion for considering something as a Hit.

In the light of above two statements choose the correct option:


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

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false

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

5. Match the waves with corresponding frequencies:

Match the Waves Corresponding Frequencies
List IList II
a) Alpha wavesi. 4 - 7 Hz
b) Beta wavesii. 14 - 30 Hz
c) Theta wavesiii. 8 - 13Hz
d) Delta wavesiv. 0 - 3 Hz

Choose the correct option from those given below:

1. (a) - (iii) , (b) - (ii) , (c) - (i) , (d) - (iv)

2. (a) - (ii) , (b) - (iii) , (c) - (i) , (d) - (iv)

3. (a) - (iii) , (b) - (ii) , (c) - (iv) , (d) - (i)

4. (a) - (ii) , (b) - (iii) , (c) - (iv) , (d) - (i)

6. Match the following type of aggression with the description:

Match the Following Type
List IList II
a) Hostile aggressioni. An instinctual drive involving aggressive actions towards death.
b) Emotional aggressionii. Injury in which the goal is to obtain something of value.
c) Instrumental aggressioniii. An act stemming from feelings of anger and aimed at inflicting pain
d) Thanatosiv. Injury or harm that is carried out for the explicit goal of hurting someone.

Choose the correct option from those given below:

1. (a) - (i) , (b) - (ii) , (c) - (iii) , (d) - (iv)

2. (a) - (ii) , (b) - (iii) , (c) - (iv) , (d) - (i)

3. (a) - (iii) , (b) - (iv) , (c) - (i) , (d) - (ii)

4. (a) - (iii) , (b) - (iv) , (c) - (i) , (d) - (ii)

7. Eleven rural, eleven semis urban and eleven urban students where thoroughly interviewed and they were ranked (used pooled sample of N = 33) for their communication skills. Which one of the following statistical technique would be appropriate to explore group wise differences in communication skills?

(1) Friedsman՚s test

(2) Kruskal Wallis H test

(3) Rank difference correlation

(4) One-way anova for independent samples

8. Which of the following are two major symptoms of Alzheimer՚s disease?

(1) Neurofibrillary tangles and Amyloid plaques

(2) Collateral sprouting and cerebral ischemia

(3) Amyloid plaques and cerebral ischemia

(4) Neurofibrillary tangles and collateral sprouting

9. In quota sampling, the probability of each element of population being included in the sample.

(1) Is equal to the sampling fraction

(2) Can be specified in advance

(3) Cannot be specified in advance

(4) Is 1/K where K is the number of strata?

10. Match the following diseases with their corresponding description:

Match the Following Diseases
List IList II
a) Parkinson՚s diseasei. Movement disorder associated with cognitive deficits
b) Huntington՚s diseaseii. Progressive disorder associated with severe dementia
c) Alzheimer՚s diseaseiii. Progressive decline in memory starting with selective forgetting
d) Korsakoff syndromeiv. A form of dementia caused by deficiency of vitamin thiamine

Choose the correct option from those given below:

1. (a) - (ii) , (b) - (i) , (c) - (iv) , (d) - (iii)

2. (a) - (i) , (b) - (iv) , (c) - (iii) , (d) - (ii)

3. (a) - (i) , (b) - (ii) , (c) - (iii) , (d) - (iv)

4. (a) - (ii) , (b) - (iii) , (c) - (iv) , (d) - (i)

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