MCQs on Psychology - 22

1. Shyam does not like to be in family gatherings but his mother has asked him to attend it. He decides to tell a lie that he has examination on that day however he finds it very distasteful. Shyam is experiencing _____.

(A) Double avoidance conflict
(B) Double approach conflict
(C) Approach-avoidance conflict
(D) Double approach-double avoidance conflict

2. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the code given below:

Assertion (A): Computational approach involves a rigorous, mathematically oriented analysis of certain aspects of visual perception derived largely from computer simulation and artificial intelligence.

Reason (R): Neurophysiological approach argues that sensory and perceptual phenomena are best explained by known neural and physiological mechanisms serving sensory structures.

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

3. Having seen or heard a stimulus once may facilitate our recognizing it on a latter occasion, even if we are not aware that this is happening. This phenomena is referred to

(A) Primacy effect
(B) Recency effect
(C) Practice effect
(D) Priming effect

4. There are various kinds of cells in human body. Which one of the following is not a neuron?

(A) Sensory
(B) Glia
(C) Inter
(D) Motor

5. Individual differences in intelligence are due to

(A) Only genetic factors
(B) Only environmental factors
(C) Genetic and economic factors
(D) Many factors including genetic and environmental

6. Put the parts of the Brain in sequence, going from higher to lower level of brain

I. Metencephalon
II. Mesencephalon
III. Diancephalon
IV. Telencephalon
V. Myelencephalon

(A) I, II, III, IV, V
(B) II, IV, I, III, V
(C) IV, III, II, I, V
(D) III, II, I, V, IV

7. After the recent heavy catastrophic floods in a given state, a psychologist interviewed 120 participants to understand the psychological consequences of the event. This is an example of

(A) Ex post facto field
(B) Field experiment
(C) Controlled experiment
(D) Psychometric research

8. Match the following List – I with List – II and indicate your answer using codes given below:

List – I
(Parts of the Eye)
List – II
p. Rods and Cones
1. Stable and unique in individual and can be used for identification better than finger prints
q. Iris
2. Photoreceptors in retina
r. Ciliary muscles
3. The optic disc where optic nerve fibers leave the eye enroute to the brain
s. Blind spot
4. Control its curvature which varies depending on the distance of the object focused.

       p q r s
(A) 4 1 2 3
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 3 4 1 2

9. What is the correct sequence of events for hunger motivation?

Indicate your answer using the codes given below:

1. Energy level to its set point
2. A bout of eating
3. Presence of an energy deficit
4. Satiation
5. Hunger

(A) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(B) 3, 5, 2, 1, 4
(C) 2, 1, 3, 5, 4
(D) 5, 4, 3, 1, 2

10. Persons high in achievement motivation tend to prefer tasks that are _____.

(A) Very easy
(B) Extremely difficult
(C) Moderately difficult
(D) All types of task

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