MCQs on Psychology - 20

1. In a study on ‘Career Aspirations of Students’, the respondents were required to state their career aspirations in about sixty words. This would be an example of
(A) Fixed-alternative item
(B) Scale item
(C) Open-end item
(D) Checklist item


2. Match List – I (Psychologist) with List – II (Test):
List – I
(Name of Psychologist)   
List – II
(Name of Test)
a. J.B. Rotter
1. NEO-Personality inventory
b. C. Robert Cloninger
2. Hardy Personality
c. Suzanne Kobasa
3. Locus of control
d. P.T. Costa
4. Temperament and character inventory

Codes:
       a          b        c        d
(A)  1          2        3       4
(B)  3         4        2       1
(C)  3         4        1       2
(D)  3         2        4       1


3. Read each of the following two statements-Assertions (A) and Reason (R) and indicate your answer using the codes given below:
Assertion (A): In Ponzo illusion and Muller-Lyer illusion, linear perspective is misapplied to the display.
Reason (R): According to Gregory perception is only a function of stimulus characteristics.

Codes:
(A) (A) is true and (R) is false.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is false and (R) is true.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).


4. Which of the following is not one of the Big Five personality factors?
(A) Submissiveness
(B) Agreeableness
(C) Extroversion
(D) Openness to experience


5. A slow graded electrical potential produced by a receptor cell in response to a physical stimulus is
(A) Receptor potential
(B) Generator potential
(C) Transduction
(D) Arousal


6. This area contains ‘Somoto Sensory Cortex’
(A) Parietal lobe
(B) Frontal lobe
(C) Temporal lobe
(D) Occipital lobe


7. Give the correct sequence of the location of following glands in human body from top to bottom
(A) Thyroid – Adrenal – Pancreas – Pituitary
(B) Thyroid – Pancreas – Pituitary– Adrenal
(C) Pituitary – Adrenal – Thyroid – Pancreas
(D) Pituitary – Thyroid – Adrenal – Pancreas


8. A complex behaviour that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned is called
(A) Imprinting
(B) Instinct
(C) Emotion
(D) Feeling


9. Our tendency to perceive objects as unchanging despite changes in sensory input is an illustration of
(A) Figure-Ground relationship
(B) Perceptual constancy
(C) Binocular cues
(D) Linear perspective


10. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): As compared to other methods of psychological research, experimental method is usually considered to be best suited for studying cause and effect relationship.
Reason (R): Secondary variance is more efficiently controlled in experimental method.

In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following conclusion is correct?
(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 explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.




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