Solved! CBSE NET January 2017 Psychology Paper 2 (1 - 25) Answer Keys, Explanations at Examrace YouTube

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Fully Solved Set of first 25 questions asked in CBSE NET January 2017 Paper 2 examination - all questions - data interpretation, research, teaching aptitude and current events all answered below. These solutions are fully explained in the video at Youtube Examrace Channel.

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Q. 1 Which among the following are the products in Guilford՚s structure of intellect model?

(a) Systems

(b) Transformation

(c) Reasoning

(d) Interpretation

Codes:

(1) (a) and (b) only

(2) (a) , (b) and (c) only

(3) (a) , (b) and (d) only

(4) (a) , (b) , (c) and (d)

Answer: 1

Q. 2 According to Jung, which of the following is the deepest and darkest part of collective unconscious and contains all of the animal instincts

(1) Anima

(2) Animus

(3) Shadow

(4) Persona

Answer: 3

Q. 3 In classical conditioning progress of conditioning can be examined by indexing Conditioned Response (CR) in terms of

(a) Quantity

(b) Latency

(c) Rate

(d) Density

Codes:

(1) (a) , (b) and (d) only

(2) (b) , (c) , and (d) only

(3) (a) , (b) , and (c) only

(4) (a) , (c) and (d) only

Answer: 3

Q. 4 Which of the following intelligence tests ate applicable to an illiterate adult?

(a) Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

(b) Alexander Pass Along Test

(c) Coloured Progressive Matrices

(d) Koh՚s Block Design Test

Codes:

(1) (a) only

(2) (b) and (d) only

(3) (a) and (c) only

(4) (b) , (c) and (d) only

Answer: 4

Q. 5 Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

List - I List - II

(Variable type) (Example)

a. Artificially discrete variable 1. Neuroticism

b. Continuous variable 2. Voice pitch

c. Qualitative variable 3. Gender

d. Real discrete variable 4. Admission test results in terms of admitted or not admitted

Codes:

a b c d

(1) 3 1 2 4

(2) 4 1 2 3

(3) 4 2 1 3

(4) 3 4 2 1

Answer: 2

Q. 6 Length and Intensity of lightwave play an important role in

(1) Perception of colour and brightness

(2) Perception of colour and illumination

(3) Perception of constancy and brightness

(4) Perception of brightness and illumination

Answer: 1

Q. 7 Match List - I List - II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

List - I List - II

(Concept) (Explanation)

a. Rods i. Two optic nerves from two retina join each other for a short distance.

b. Cones ii. Do not distinguish colour.

c. Blind spot iii. Good detail vision.

d. Optic Chiasm iv. Optic Nerves exit the eyes.

Codes:

a b c d

(1) ii iii i iv

(2) ii iii iv i

(3) iii ii i iv

(4) i ii iii iv

Answer: 2

Q. 8 Geeta studied for sociology exam and then studied for psychology exam. Certain concepts and theories are similar in psychology and sociology. While taking sociology exam, she finds that she keeps getting confused with psychology theorists. Geeta՚s problem is most likely due to

(1) Decay of memory trace

(2) Proactive interference

(3) Retroactive interference

(4) encoding failure

Answer: 3

Q. 9 Which of the following sequence is correct in case of the curve of forgetting?

(1) Percent recall of words is greatest immediately after learning ⇾ Percent recall decreases rapidly within the first hour ⇾ Percent recall further decreases rapidly after 30 days.

(2) Percent recall of words is greatest immediately after learning ⇾ percent recall decreases rapidly within the first hour ⇾ Forgetting levels off after the first hour.

(3) Percent recall of words is greatest after two days ⇾ Forgetting levels off within 10 - 15 days ⇾ Percent recall decreases further after 30 days.

(4) Percent recall of words is greatest after 2 days ⇾ Percent recall decreases rapidly 20 days ⇾ Forgetting levels off after 30 days.

Answer: 2

Q. 10 Consider the following three types of investigations:

(a) Ex-post facto field studies

(b) Laboratory experiments

(c) Field experiments

Arrange the above three types of investigations in ascending order in terms of researcher՚s ability to control secondary variance.

(1) (c) , (b) , (a)

(2) (b) , (c) , (a)

(3) (b) , (a) , (c)

(4) (a) , (c) , (b)

Answer: 4

Q. 11 Read each of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : People often attain their visual experiences after many years of blindness.

Reason (R) : Most of the knowledge of the world had come to them through the sense of touch.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 3

Q. 12 In Pavolian conditioning paradigm the strongest and most rapid conditioning occurs in

(1) Simultaneous conditioning

(2) Trace conditioning

(3) Short-delay conditioning

(4) Long-delay conditioning

Answer: 3

Q. 13 Read each of the following two statements -Assertion (A) and Reason (R) ; and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : The information processing approach is rooted in structuralism.

Reason (R) : It attempts to identify the basic capacities and processes we use in cognition.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 1

Q. 14 Utilitarianism provided the description of ________of thought and behaviour.

(1) what

(2) when

(3) why

(4) how

Answer: 1

Q. 15 Read each of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) ; and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : Naturalistic observation is a very popular research method in ethological research.

Reason (R) : Naturalistic observation is free from observer bias.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 3

Q. 16 Meaningfulness of verbal material can be indexed in terms of

(1) Associative Reaction Time

(2) Associative value

(3) Single Response Free Association

(4) Single Response Controlled Association

Answer: 2

Q. 17 Facial Feedback Hypothesis supports

(1) Canon-Bard Theory of Emotion

(2) James-Lange Theory of Emotion

(3) Two-Factor Theory of Emotion

(4) Opponent Process Theory of Emotion

Answer: 2

Q. 18 Read each of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) ; and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : In some cases people attempt to reach the goal slowly and hesitantly.

Reason (R) : In approach - avoidance conflict a single goal has positive valence as well as negative valence.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 1

Q. 19 Which of the following is/are the limitation/s of the survey method?

(a) Difficulties in obtaining representative samples.

(b) Unsuitable for subjects with low educational levels.

(c) Socially desirable responding

(d) Can not be used in longitudinal research

Codes:

(1) (d) only

(2) (b) and (c) only

(3) (a) and (c) only

(4) (a) , (b) and (c) only

Answer: 3

Q. 20 Read each of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) ; and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : In cross-sectional research to study development process of intelligence; Age and cohorts are confounded.

Reason (R) : According to Flynn effect, each successive generation of people is more intelligent than the preceding one.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 2

Q. 21 Chronometric measurement of intelligence involves the use of which of the following:

(1) Reaction time apparatus

(2) Flicker-Fusion apparatus

(3) ECG Bio-feedback apparatus

(4) EMG Bio-feedback apparatus

Answer: 1

Q. 22 Read each of the following two statements - Assertion (A) and Reason (R) ; and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A) : The individual is left with little or no energy for cathexise (APM) after satisfying a particular need.

Reason (R) : Cathexise is the investment of psychic energy in the thought of objects or process that will satisfy a need.

Codes:

(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.

Answer: 1

Q. 23 Network of auditory pathways can be arranged in which of following sequence:

(1) Auditory Nerve ⇾ Cochlear Nuclei ⇾ Superior olives ⇾ Lateral Leminiscus ⇾ Inferior Colliculi ⇾ Medial Geniculate Nuclei ⇾ Primary Auditory Cortex.

(2) Cochlear Nuclei ⇾ Auditory Nerve ⇾ Lateral Leminiscus ⇾ Superior Olives ⇾ Inferior Colliculi ⇾ Medial Geniculate Nuclei ⇾ Primary Auditory Cortex

(3) Auditory Nerve ⇾ Cochlear Nuclei ⇾ Lateral Leminiscus ⇾ Inferior Colliculi ⇾ Superior Colliculi - Medial Geniculate Nuclei ⇾ Auditory Cortex

(4) Cochlear Nuclei ⇾ Auditory Nerve ⇾ Inferior Colliculi ⇾ Superior Colliculi ⇾ Lateral Leminiscus ⇾ Medial Geniculate Nuclei ⇾ Auditory Cortex.

Answer: 1

Q. 24 The tendency for parallel lines to appear to converge on each other is termed as

(1) Motion

(2) Ponzo illusion

(3) Linear perspective

(4) Aerial perspective

Answer: 3

Q. 25 In a contingency table, one of the cell has an obtained frequency of 20 and an expected frequency of 30. What would be the contribution of this cell towards the total Chi-square value?

(1) 3.33

(2) 5.00

(3) 10.00

(4) 20.00

Answer: 1

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