1. Who among the following presented decisive experimental evidence for exploration and curiosity to be motivational concepts?

(A) Fantz
(B) Lorenz
(C) Gibson
(D) Harlow

2. Out of the following, which approach used in assessment of intelligence, is oldest one?

(A) Psychometric Approach
(B) Biological Approach
(C) Culture Fair
(D) Chronometric Analysis

3. Which part of the brain is responsible for skilled movements?

(A) Thalamus
(B) Prefrontal cortex
(C) Pons
(D) Cerebellum

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

List – I
List – II
(Type of enforcements and Punishment)
p. If studying is followed by a high grade on exam, then the incidence of studying before exams will increase.
1. Punishment
q. If leaving from room removes you from a noisy roommate, then the time you spend away from room will increase.
2. Positive Reinforcement
r. If your teacher embarasses you for asking question in the class, then the likelihood of asking the questions in the class will decrease.
3. Omission Training
s. If your parent withholds affection whenever you watch TV, the time you spend in front of TV will decrease.
4. Negative Reinforcement

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

5. In the present era of competitive marketing some of the companies are offering door-to-door sales services. In such case which kind of reinforcement schedule is practiced by the company for their sales executives?

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

6. Which of the following is most effective in conditioning?

(A) Backward Conditioning
(B) Delayed Conditioning
(C) Simultaneous Conditioning
(D) Trace Conditioning

7. Cognitive change occurs because of

(A) Cognitive self-regulation
(B) Cognitive complexity
(C) Cognitive conflict
(D) Cognitive maturity

8. Which components of creativity can be measured in the picture construction activity of Torrance Test of Creative Thinking?

I. Elaboration
II. Fluency
III. Flexibility
IV. Originality


(A) I and II
(B) III and IV
(C) I and IV
(D) II and III

9. The memory which contains factual information is called

(A) Semantic memory
(B) Declarative memory
(C) Procedural memory
(D) Episodic memory

10. Which is the correct sequence of emergence of virtues?

(A) Hope, Willpower, Purpose, Competency
(B) Willpower, Hope, Purpose, Competency
(C) Purpose, Competency, Willpower, Hope
(D) Competency, Willpower, Purpose, Hope

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