Solved!CBSE NET January 2017 Psychology Paper 3(26-50) Answer Keys, Explanations (Download PDF)

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Fully Solved Set of 26 - 50 questions asked in CBSE NET January 2017 Psychology Paper 3 examination - all questions answered below. These solutions are fully explained in the video at YouTube Examrace Channel. All the sections of the paper are thoroughly covered in Examrace NET Psychology Postal Course.

Q: 26. Which of the following components of creativity are scored in the “Picture construction” sub-test of non- verbal Torrance Test of Creative Thinking (Non-verbal)?

(A) Originality

(B) Elaboration

(C) Fluency

(D) Flexibility

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(1) A and B only

(2) A, B and D only

(3) B and D only

(4) A, B and C only

Answer: 4

Q: 27. The fear of one’s own potential greatness and the ambivalent feeling toward greatness in other is called

(1) Propium striving

(2) Self-exonerating mechanism

(3) Fluctuating asymmetry

(4) Jonah-complex

Answer: 4

Q: 28. Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R); and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A): Pituitary gland is frequently referred to as the master gland

Reason (R): Most of pituitary hormones are tropic hormones

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

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct Answer

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct Answer

List – I

(Variables)

List – II

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Conformity

i

Social influence involving direct request from others

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Compliance

ii

Process in which members of extreme groups accept the beliefs and rules in unquestioning way

C

Intense Indoctrination

iii

Rules indicating how individuals are expected to behave in a specific situation

D

Social norms

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Social influence in which individuals change their attitude/behaviour to go along with existing norms

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Answer: 3

Q: 30. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below

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List – I

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List – II

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Cohesiveness and Conformity

i

Social influence based on individual’s desire to be liked by others

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Norms and social influence

ii

Social influence based on individual’s desire to be correct-to possess the accurate perceptions of the social world

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Individuation

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The need to be distinguishable from others in some respect

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Informational social influence

iv

Accepting influence of those we like

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Answer: 4

Q: 31. The degree to which variations in environment can affect the development of individuals with the particular genotype is

(1) Canalization

(2) Co-dominance

(3) Reaction range

(4) Ritualization

Answer: 3

Q: 32. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below

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List – I

(Theorist)

List – II

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Piaget

i

Children construct knowledge through social interaction with others.

B

Kohlberg

ii

Children are embedded in a number of environmental systems and influences

C

Bronfenbrenner

iii

Children construct knowledge by transforming, organizing and reorganizing previous knowledge

D

Vygotsky

iv

Children’s moral thoughts are advanced through discussions with others.

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Answer: 4

Q: 33. Three groups of subjects were formed with random assignment. Group-I was tested under ‘No drug’ condition, Group-II was tested under ‘Low drug dosage’ condition, and Group-III was tested under ‘High drug dosage’ condition. Each group was required to learn two lists, a list of CVC trigrams, and a list of three-lettered meaningful words. The dependent variable was the number of items recalled after ten minutes after learning each list. This experiment employs

(1) Randomized three group design

(2) Randomized six group design

(3) 3 × 2 mixed factorial design

(4) Randomized 3 × 2 factorial design

Answer: 3

Q: 34. Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R); and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A): Teachers need to teach children the use of multiple strategies: finding out what works well, when and where.

Reason (R): Most children are not consciously aware of a variety of strategies they can employ while learning

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) Is true, but (R) is false

(4) Is false, but (R) is true

Answer: 1

Q: 35. Which of the following sequence is correct in case of steps in a goal-setting program for students?

(1) Specify the objectives to be accomplished → Define goal difficulty → Specify the time span for assessment of performance → Discuss goal attainment strategies

(2) Discuss goal attainment strategies → Define goal difficulty → Specify the objectives to be accomplished → Specify time span for assessment of performance

(3) Specify the time span for assessment of performance →Discuss goal attainment strategies → Specify the objectives to be accomplished → Define goal difficulty

(4) Define goal difficulty → Discuss goal attainment strategies → Specify time span for assessment of performance → Specify the objectives to be accomplished

Answer: 1

Q: 36. The field of Industrial Psychology was created/developed by

(1) F. B. Taylor

(2) H. Munsterberg

(3) Elton Mayo

(4) H. Mintzberg

Answer: 2

Q: 37. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

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List – I

(Therapy)

List – II

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Systematic desensitization

i

Albert Bandura

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Social-Learning Therapy

ii

Meichenbaum

C

Cognitive Therapy

iii

Joseph Wolpe

D

Cognitive Behaviour Modification

iv

Aaron Beck

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Answer: 2

Q: 38. A procedure that provides information to the learner in small steps, guarantees immediate feedback and allows the learner to determine the pace with which to complete the task. It is called

(1) Auto shaping

(2) Chaining

(3) Programmed learning

(4) Continuous contracting

Answer: 3

Q: 39. Behaviour modification by the application of operant conditioning consists of the following

(A) Token economy

(B) Punishment

(C) Time-Out

(D) Withdrawal of reinforcement

Codes:

(1) A & B only

(2) B & C only

(3) A & D only

(4) A & C only

Answer: All of these

Q: 40. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

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List – I

List – II

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Observational learning

i

Learning where an object is located

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Place learning

ii

A response that can be observed by others

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Overt responding

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The process whereby information is acquired by attending to events in the environment

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Latent learning

iv

Learning that takes place independent of reinforcement

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Answer: 2

Q: 41. According to self-determination theory________and________ from the basis for intrinsic motivation

(1) Competence; relatedness

(2) Competence; autonomy

(3) Control; autonomy

(4) Control; Competence

Answer: 2

Q: 42. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

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List – I

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List – II

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Fixed Action Pattern

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When two incompatible response tendencies are simultaneously aroused, the organisms may display behaviors that appear to be irrelevant to the situation

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Displacement Activity

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Highly stereotyped responses that are assumed to be genetically programmed reactions that occur in the presence of a particular ‘sign’ stimulus

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Hedonic Bias

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A state in which a person performs an action because the act itself is satisfying or rewarding internally

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Intrinsic motivation

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Tendency to take more credit for success than to take responsibility for failure

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Answer: 2

Q: 43. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below:

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List – I

(Concept)

List – II

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Dasein

i

Physical, objective world

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Umwelt

ii

Human interactions

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Eigenwelt

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Individual as being in the world

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Mitwelt

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Self-awareness

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Answer: 3

Q: 44. A group of 25 subjects were tested on reaction time under three conditions-low stressful, moderately stressful, and highly stressful. The data were analyzed by suitable ANOVA. What would be the degrees of freedom for ‘stressfulness X subjects’ interaction?

(1) 2

(2) 3

(3) 24

(4) 48

Answer: 4

Q: 45. Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R); and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A): Most Experimental studies of lesion effects are studies of bilateral than unilateral lesions.

Reason (R): Behavioural effects of unilateral lesions in all brain structures can be difficult to detect.

Code:

(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: 46. An act, that helps or is designed to help others regardless of the helper’s motive is called:

(1) Prosocial Behaviour

(2) Altruism

(3) Nurturance

(4) Social obligation

Answer: 1

Q: 47. Difference between what one can accomplish with or without help is called

(1) Zone of proximal development

(2) Resilience

(3) Identity fusion

(4) Transition

Answer: 1

Q: 48. Read each of the following two statements – Assertion (A) and Reason (R); and indicate your answer using codes given below:

Assertion (A): According to Adler, a child’s birth order is important in shaping his/her personality

Reason (R): There are unique experiences associated with birth order of every child.

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: 49. Punishment given frequently to young students leads to

(1) Improved interpersonal relationships

(2) Desirable behaviors

(3) Better academic performance

(4) Fear, anger and worry

Answer: 4

Q: 50. Persons with genetic “markers” for schizophrenia have a physical vulnerability to the disorder but will not develop schizophrenia unless they are exposed to critical times in development. This is according to

(1) Biological model

(2) Social learning model

(3) Neurobiological model

(4) Stress-vulnerability model

Answer: 4

- Published/Last Modified on: February 8, 2017

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