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1. The RAS is responsible for :
(1) Arousal
(2) Wakefulness
(3) Facial expressions
(4) Selective attention
Codes :
(A) (1) and (2) only
(B) (3) and (4) only
(C) (2), (3) and (4) only
(D) (1), (2) and (4) only

2. Model of letter and word perception is given by ………………. .
(A) McClelland and Rumelhalt
(B) Reicher and Bobbin
(C) James Gibson
(D) Kozlowski and Cutting

3. Three main principles of association according to Hume are :
(A) Contiguity, Differential grouping, Familiarity
(B) Contiguity, Differential grouping, Similarity
(C) Contiguity, Similarity, Causation
(D) Continuity, Similarity, Familiarity

4. Cyber bullying shows which of the group dynamic behaviour?
(A) Bystander effect
(B) Social Loafing
(C) Deindividuation
(D) Prosocial effect

5. What role do hormones play in human sexual behaviour?
(A) They affect men’s behaviour more than women
(B) They can influence, but do not determine human sexual behaviour
(C) The completely control human sexual behaviour
(D) They have almost no effect on human sexual behaviour

6. Which of the following is an advantage of e-learning?
(A) Learning opportunities in remote areas
(B) Easy to learn
(C) Learn with learners own convenience
(D) Education is delivered to their computer

7. Alanon is a group intervention for families of people with :
(A) Mental retardation
(B) Alcoholism
(C) Cancer
(D) Alzheimer’s disease

8. If KR-20 reliability of a test is found to be low, then which of the following could be the most important reason?
(A) Inadequate content sampling
(B) Poor interscorer agreement
(C) Higher difficulty level of the items
(D) Test is lengthier

9. If a researcher is interested in finding the relationship between height and running speed of participants by eliminating the influence of age, then which method would be appropriate for data analysis ?
(A) Spearman’s Rho
(B) Biserial Correlation
(C) Multiple Correlation
(D) Partial Correlation

10. …………… is an optical illusion of perceiving a series of still images as moving when viewed in a rapid succession.
(A) Isomorphism
(B) Phi phenomena
(C) Apparent motion
(D) Figure ground

11. Which of the following indices are associated with General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) ?
(I) Cognitive
(II) Behavioural
(III) Perceptual
(IV) Achievement potential.
Codes :
(A) (I) and (II)
(B) (II) and (IV)
(C) (I) and (III)
(D) (I) and (IV)

12. Neuroglia perform the function of :
(A) Sensory impulse transmission
(B) Motor impulse transmission
(C) Chemical buffering
(D) Slowing nerve impulses

13. Which effect is found only with recall and not with recognition tasks ?
(A) Mood-dependent memory effect
(B) State-dependent memory effect
(C) Spacing effect
(D) Cue overload effect

14. The tests in Torrance Tests for Creative Thinking can be scored for :
(A) Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Differentness
(B) Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Elaboration
(C) Articulacy, Flexibility, Originality, Differentness
(D) Novelty, Rarity, Differentness, Domain-specificity

15. Torrance grouped the different subtests of the Minnesota Tests of Creative Thinking (MTCT) into categories. Which of the following represent the categories ?
(1) Verbal tasks using verbal stimuli
(2) Verbal tasks using non-verbal stimuli
(3) Non-verbal tasks
(4) Non-verbal tasks using nonverbal stimuli
Codes :
(A) (2) and (4) only
(B) (2), (3) and (4) only
(C) (1), (3) and (4) only
(D) (1), (2) and (3) only

16. Psychologist who believed that the most fundamental human motive is striving for superiority is :
(A) Carl Rogers
(B) Carl Jung
(C) Karen Horney
(D) Alfred Adler

17. The tendency to overemphasise dispositional or personality based explanations for behaviour observed in others and under emphasising situational explanations is called ……………
(A) Action identification
(B) Observer effect
(C) Fundamental attribution error
(D) Self serving bias

18. Teacher in her class teaches : ‘‘A for Apple’’ and each child says ‘‘A for Apple; it is an example of …………….
(A) Social learning
(B) Social cognition
(C) Social attitude
(D) Socialization

19. Which of the following alternatives is true for the statements of ‘Assertion’ and ‘Reasoning’ ?
Assertion (A) : Psychosomatic symptoms respond to psychotherapy.
Reason (R) : Physical symptoms in psychosomatic disorders are not based on organic pathology.
(A) (A) and (R) are both true and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
(B) (A) and (R) are both true but (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true

20. Which of the following is not a correct way to manage cyber bullying ?
(A) Inform police
(B) Pay no attention towards the bullier
(C) Save evidence as proof
(D) Attack back the bullier

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21. The place of worship of Buddhists is :
(A) Vihara
(B) Sangama
(C) Stupa
(D) Chaitya

22. When did the UN General Assembly announce 21st June as the International Yoga Day ?
(A) 21st June, 2014
(B) 11th Dec., 2014
(C) 12th Dec., 2014
(D) 11th June, 2014

23. H
24. H
25. H
26. H
27. H
28. h

29. Item bias in the test can be studied by comparing :
(I) Item difficulty level across different groups with different backgrounds.
(II) Average performance of two groups on overall test.
Codes :
(A) (I) only
(B) (II) only
(C) Both (I) and (II)
(D) Neither (I) nor (II)

30. To increase the overall difficulty level of the test which of the following items could be added in the test on the priority basis ?
(A) An item with P = 0.12
(B) An item with P = 0.45
(C) An item with P = 0.20
(D) An item with P = 0.87

31. During depolarization the membrane opens :
(A) Sodium gates
(B) Potassium gates
(C) Chlorine gates
(D) Calcium gates

32. The Genain quadruplets are known because :
(A) all became artists
(B) all developed schizophrenia
(C) all were conceived with IVF
(D) all died early

33. Sumit is asked to repeat what his mother just told him. He says he ‘‘forgot’ but in reality Sumit was not paying attention to his mother at all. This is an example of the …………. explanation of forgetting.
(A) Interference
(B) Memory trace
(C) Encoding failure
(D) Repression

34. The staircase method is a measure of …………….. threshold.
(A) Absolute
(B) Difference
(C) Sensory
(D) Estimate

35. According to componential theory, in addition to intrinsic task motivation, which of the following represent components are essential for generation of creative responses ?
(A) domain skills, creativity processes, intrinsic task motivation and social environment
(B) domain skills, cognitive processes and social environment
(C) domain skills, curiosity processes, intrinsic motivation and psychological environment
(D) knowledge, creativity processes, intrinsic motivation and social environment

36. Which of the following is correct alternative for the ‘‘Assertion and Reasoning’’ statements ?
Assertion (A) : Neither trait nor type theory can explain total personality.
Reason (R) : Personality is the interactive product of individuality and environment.
(A) (A) and (R) are both true and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
(B) (A) and (R) are both true but (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true

37. According to self-discrepancy theory, self-regulation is directed by, ‘selfguides’ which involves comparison between …………., and …………., and ……………….
(A) Ought self, perceived self and ideal self
(B) Perceived self, social self and real self
(C) Real self, ideal self and perceived self
(D) Actual self, ideal self and ought self

38. Delegative leadership style is typically characterized by ………….
(A) Power handed over to followers, yet leaders take responsibility for the group’s actions
(B) Leader monitors closely to enforce rules, give rewards and punishments
(C) Leader convinces followers to buy into their ideas
(D) Leader supervises and exerts complete control

39. The following has not been researched as a parenting style :
(A) Authoritarian
(B) Permissive
(C) Authoritative
(D) Punitive

40. Chronic stress increase is associated with :
(A) Hypertension
(B) Type-1 diabetes
(C) Type-2 diabetes
(D) Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

41. Prejudice and discrimination persist because they promote ……………. says functionalists.
(A) Dignity
(B) Social stability
(C) Harmony
(D) Self-enhancement

42. Which of the following is/are source/s of error variation in the test-retest reliability study ?
(I) Temporal stability
(II) Content of the test
(III) Individual variation
(IV) Test administrator
Codes :
(A) (I) only
(B) (II) only
(C) (I) and (II) only
(D) (III) and (IV) only

43. Item characteristic curve theory (ICC) is also known as :
(A) Latent trait theory
(B) Multidimensional trait theory
(C) Test Standardization theory
(D) Construct validation theory

44. Choose the correct statement with respect to sense of hearing :
(1) Pitch and loudness are the same.
(2) Frequency is measured in hertz.
(3) Intensity corresponds to loudness exactly.
(4) Amplitude is measured in decibels.
(A) (2) and (4) only
(B) (3) and (4) only
(C) (1), (3) and (4) only
(D) (1), (2), (3) and (4)

45. When simple and symmetric forms are seen more easily than more complicated and asymmetric forms. This law is known as …………..
(A) Law of closure
(B) Law of common fate
(C) Law of Pragnanz
(D) Law of Similarity

46. …………… theory stated that high arousal leads to greater selectivity and is thus beneficial only when relatively few cues have to be monitored.
(A) Cue-initiation
(B) Cue-processing
(C) Cue-utilization
(D) Cue-completion

47. According to which of the following theories is creativity seen as a ‘precondition to intelligence’ :
(A) Guilford’s theory of Creative processing
(B) Gardener’s theory of Multiple intelligence
(C) Sternberg and Lubart’s Investment theory
(D) Cox’s theory of Creativity and Intelligence

48. Which of the following statements is not true about Goleman’s intelligence theory ?
(A) Identifying emotions at a nonverbal level
(B) Regulating emotions to manipulate others
(C) Understanding conveyed emotions are actions they generate
(D) Using emotions to guide cognitive thinking

49. The potentiality of any behaviour’s occurring in any situation as calculated in relation to any set of reinforcement is called as :
(A) Psychological situation
(B) Reinforcement value
(C) Behaviour potential
(D) Expectancy

50. According to Eysenck, Personality differences arise mostly from :
(1) Environmental differences
(2) Biological differences
(3) Social and cultural differences
Codes :
(A) (1) only
(B) (1) and (3) only
(C) (2) only
(D) (2) and (3) only