MCQs on Psychology - 4

1. In spite of passing of many years you have little trouble in remembering where you were when you discovered the ‘Taj Tragedy’ of 26/11 in Mumbai. What this memory is called?

(A) Implicit memory
(B) Flash bulb memory
(C) Episodic memory
(D) Non-declarative memory

2. Which of the following explains the typical intelligence–creativity relationship?

(A) U-shaped relationship
(B) Inverted U-shaped relationship
(C) Linear negative relationship
(D) None of the above

3. Perceptive auditory receptors in the cochlea are identified as

(A) Basilar cells
(B) Hair cells
(C) Malleus cells
(D) Glial cells

4. A realistic understanding of death concept is based on the following ideas:

1. Permanence
2. Universality
3. Mortality
4. Non-functionality
(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2, 3 and 4 only
(C) 3 and 4 only
(D) 1, 2 and 4 only

5. The neurotransmitters called as feel good hormones are known as

(A) Dopamine
(B) Endorphines
(C) Acetylcholine

6. Which of the following is/are the content theories of work motivation?

1. Alderfer’s ERG theory.
2. Hertzberg’s two-factor theory
3. Maslow’s theory of need hierarchy
4. Porter and Lawler’s performance satisfaction theory
(A) 2 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1, 2 and 3 only
(D) 2, 3 and 4 only

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

List – I
(Stress related term)
List – II
(Brief explanation)
a. Stress
1. External- Internal obstacles
b. Frustration
2. Events like competition
c. Eustress
3. Tragic circumstances like funerals
d. Distress
4. Situation that challenges coping

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

8. What is true for the contention that we are normally driven to eat by the anticipated pleasure of eating?

(A) Set point theory
(B) Negative feedback system
(C) Positive incentive theory
(D) Homeostatis

9. What does reduce the problem distance between starting point and the goal?

(A) Normative – utilitarian
(B) Means – end analysis
(C) Normative – logical
(D) Heuristic short cuts

10. In an experiment if a light is repeatedly presented just before the electric shock is given the animal learns:

(A) Operant escape and then operant avoidance
(B) Operant avoidance and then operant escape
(C) Only operant escape
(D) Only operant avoidance

More MCQs on Psychology


Post a Comment

Smart Vidya

Featured Post

UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Paper-1 Previous Year Solved Question Papers

Civil Service Preliminary Paper-1 Previous Year Solved Questions for the year 2019 Civil Service Preliminary Paper-1 Previous Year Solved Qu...


No. of Page Views

Contact Form


Email *

Message *

Blog Archive

Search This Blog

Follow by Email