MCQs on Psychology - 28

1. Micro sleep occurs mainly due to one of the following:

(A) Sleep disorder
(B) Drugged state
(C) Sleep deprivation
(D) Dreaming state

2. Self-Efficacy is

(A) A person’s mental model of his or her ability and attitudes.
(B) A generalised evaluative attitude toward the self that influences both moods and behaviour
(C) The process by which a person comes to know or perceive the personal attributes
(D) A set of beliefs that one can perform adequately in a particular situation.

3. Which one of the following is a product in Guilford’s model?

(A) Evaluation
(B) Cognition
(C) Transformation
(D) Symbols

4. What is the correct sequence of events given below?

1. Releasing of neurotransmitters
2. Post synaptic potential
3. Binding on receptor sites
4. Synthesis of neurotransmitters

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

5. Assertion (A): The amplitude of the action potential in a neuron does not go beyond + 40 mV.

Reason (R): Neurons function on “all or none” basis.

(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 correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true

6. Railroad tracks that seem to draw closer together as they recede into the distance are an example of

(A) Linear perspective
(B) Relative size
(C) Binocular vision
(D) Feature detection

7. Memory for particular events is called:

(A) Semantic
(B) Sensory
(C) Episodic
(D) procedural

8. A test of Abstract Thinking had the norms in terms of normalized T scores (Mean = 50, SD = 10). If the subject received a T score of 60, what would be his percentile rank?

(A) 16
(B) 60
(C) 66
(D) 84

9. Match List-I with List-II and indicate your answer using the codes given below:

List – I
(Childhood experience)
List – II
(Personality characteristic)
p. Little gratification in oral stage
1. Overly dependent
q. Excessive gratification in oral stage
2. Impulsive
r. Overly harsh toilet training in Anal stage
3. Hostile
s. Relieved toilet training in Anal stage
4. Compulsive
       p q r s
(A) 2 4 3 1
(B) 1 3 4 2
(C) 1 4 2 3
(D) 2 3 1 4

10. Multiple Abstract Variance Analysis is used to study the effect of

(A) One independent variable on more than one dependent variables
(B) More than one independent variables on one dependent variable
(C) More than one independent variables on more than one dependent variables
(D) None of these

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