MCQs on Psychology - 8

1. Match List – I with List – II and indicate your answer with the help of the given codes:

List – I
(Charismatic Leader)
List – II
p. Personal risk
1. Engages in behaviours that are perceived as novel and counter to norms.
q. Environmental sensitivity
2. Willing to take on high personal risk, incur high costs and engage in self-sacrifice to achieve the vision
r. Sensitivity to follower needs
3. Able to make realistic assessments of the environmental constraints and resources needed to bring about change.
s. Unconventional Behaviour
4. Perceptive of others’ abilities and responsive to their needs and feelings


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

2. Vestibule Training utilizes equipment which is closely ______ to the actual ones, used _____.

(A) Resemble; on the job
(B) Similar; on the job
(C) Resemble; off the job
(D) Similar; off the job

3. The perspectives of motivation that identify specific needs

(A) Content Theories
(B) Process Theory of Motivation
(C) Equity Theory and OB Mode Theory
(D) Expectancy Theories

4. Out of the following statements find out the one which is wrong according to social-psychological research:

(A) Situational forces have tremendous power to shape human behaviour rather than personality or character.
(B) Both humans and animals respond more quickly when in the presence of other members of their species.
(C) A bystander in an emergency situation is likely to intervene or help in a group than if alone.
The uninhibited aggressive behaviour sometimes shown by mobs and crowds may be the result of deindividuation.

5. Who among the following is credited with developing Logo therapy?

(A) Fritz Perls
(B) Eric Burne
(C) Victor Frankel
(D) Rollo May

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

List – I
(Perceptual Theory)
List – II
p. Signal Detection Theory    

1. The detection of change in a stimulus is relative to the magnitude of the stimulus
q. Stevens’ Power Law
2. The ability to detect a weak stimulus varies from moment to moment as per response bias
r. Fechner’s Law
3. The magnitude of a sensation is a logarithmic function of the stimulus
s. Weber’s Fraction
4. Sensory magnitude grows in proportion to the physical intensity of the stimulus raised to a power


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

7. What would be the degrees of freedom for error variance in a five group randomized ANOVA, with twelve subjects per group?

(A) 54
(B) 55
(C) 59
(D) 60

8. ARIMA (Autoregressive Integrated Moving Averages) model is especially useful in analysing the data obtained through

(A) Factorial designs
(B) Randomized block designs
(C) Time series designs
(D) Quasi-experimental designs with non-equivalent control groups

9. Which of the following is correct of the Rorschach Ink Blot Cards?

(A) Five chromatic and five achromatic
(B) Two chromatic and eight achromatic
(C) Three chromatic and seven achromatic
(D) Three chromatic, five achromatic and two unstructured

10. Selection is the process of differentiating between ______ in order to identify those with a greater likelihood of _______ in a job.

(A) Applicants; good performance
(B) Candidates; good performance
(C) Applicants; success
(D) Candidates; success

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