MCQs on Psychology - 23

1. A person rattles the box of dog’s biscuits before giving the biscuit to dog. As the person rattles the box the dog begins to salivate. Thus rattling of box is _____; and the salivation of dog is a kind of _______.

(A) CS; CR
(B) CS; UCR
(C) UCS; CR
(D) UCS; UCR



2. In operant conditioning a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals is the case of

(A) Fixed – ratio schedule
(B) Variable – ratio schedule
(C) Fixed – interval schedule
(D) Variable – interval schedule



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

Assertion (A): Learning refers to the modification of behavior as a result of past experience.

Reason (R): Experience is achieved through observation.

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



4. A person had a blue car that was in the shop more than it was out. Since then the person could not think of owning a blue or green coloured car. The person’s aversion even to green cars is an example of

(A) Discrimination
(B) Generalization
(C) Latent learning
(D) The over justification effect



5. Which of the following best describes the serial position curve?

(A) Greater accuracy of recall of words in the beginning of the list and in the middle of the list.
(B) Greater accuracy of recall of words in the beginning of the list and gradual diminished accuracy by the end of the list.www.netugc.com
(C) Greater accuracy of recall of words in beginning and at end of the list.
(D) Greater accuracy of recall of words in the middle and at the end of the list.



6. The degree to which construct system allows new information to enter that will allow construct system to change is called

(A) Individual Corollary
(B) Permeability
(C) Loose construing
(D) Constructive Alternativism



7. Who among the following has developed a test for personality assessment where the subject has to choose between a pair of jokes?

(A) McCafe
(B) McCall
(C) J.M. Cattell
(D) R.B. Cattell


8. Who has emphasized the linguistic relativity hypothesis?

(A) Noam Chomsky
(B) Jean Piaget
(C) Steven Pinker
(D) Whorf B.L.



9. Telegraphic speech is typical of the ______ stage.

(A) Babbling
(B) One-word
(C) Two-word
(D) Three-word



10. The sentence “Blue Jeans wear false smiles” has correct _____ but incorrect _______.

(A) Morphemes; phonemes
(B) Phonemes; morphemes
(C) Semantics; syntax
(D) Syntax; semantics



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