1. Abstract, idealized representation that captures an average or typical member of a category of things is referred to as

(A) Exemplar
(B) Prototype
(C) Concept
(D) Schemas

2. Working memory involves which of the following?

(A) Storage capacity and Biographical information
(B) Semantic information and Processing capacity
(C) Storage capacity and Processing capacity
(D) Biographical information and Semantic information

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

List – I
List – II
p. Stimuli associated with information stored in memory that can aid in its recall.
1. State dependent retrieval.
q. Information entered into memory in one setting is easier to recall in that setting than in others
2. Encoding Specificity principle
r. Our physical state serve as retrieval cues for information stored in long term memory.
3. Retrieval cues
s. Retrieval of information is successful to the extent that the retrieval cues match the cues the learner used during learning phase.
4.  Context dependent memory


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

4. Given below are two statements, the first labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Indicate your answer using the codes given below:

Assertion (A): Resolution of Oedipus complex is the main reason for the development of Super Ego.
Reason (R): Resolution of Oedipus complex involves a child’s identification with the same gender parent.


(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.

5 What are the variables affecting the Stroboscopic movement perception?

(A) Intensity of light flashes only.
(B) The physical distance separating light flashes and time interval between the flashes only.
(C) Both (A) and (B).
(D) Neither (A) nor (B).

6. The relative apparent motion of objects in the visual field as the viewer moves the head is called ____

(A) Image retina system
(B) Accommodation
(C) Motion parallax
(D) The eye-head system

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

List – I
List – II
p. Ames Illusion
1. Angle of regard hypothesis
q. Muller-Layer Illusion
2. Framing effects
r. Ponzo Illusion
3. Perspective Constancy Theory
s. Moon Illusion
4. Transaction

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

8. Out of the following, who has not explained intelligence as having more than one component at higher order level?

(A) Cattell
(B) Guilford
(C) Jensen
(D) Thurston

9. The employer, who referred a case of an employee (client) to a psychologist, requested the psychologist to provide the employee’s test scores and their interpretation.

(A) The psychologist should firmly refuse to comply with this request.
(B) The psychologist should comply with the request after informing the client.
(C) The psychologist should comply with this request if the client agrees to it and gives an informed consent.
(D) The psychologist should comply with this request only if the client shows criminal inclinations.

10. Which of the following is/are considered culture-fair test/s of intelligence?

1. Raven’s Progressive Matrices
2. Cattell’s Culture Fair Test of Intelligence.
3. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales.
4. Goodenough-Harris test


(A) 2 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1, 2 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 4 only

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