Psychological Processes 1 Solved MCQs


The goal of studying psychology is to

A. Understand human mind and behaviour
B. Analyse human behaviour
C. Control behaviour
D. All the above
Answer» D. All the above

Classical conditioning was propounded by................

A. Skinner
B. Pavlov
C. Bruner
D. Vygotsky
Answer» B. Pavlov

The view of psychology that emphasises the study of mental processes.

A. Humanistic
B. Functionalist
C. Cognitive
D. Neo-behaviourist
Answer» C. Cognitive

The method in psychology in which large amount of data are generated from large number of respondents quickly and inexpensively.

A. Survey
B. Case study
C. Experimental
D. Sociometry
Answer» A. Survey

The pioneer of Operant Conditioning Theory.

A. Pavlov
B. Bruner
C. Thorndike
D. Skinner
Answer» D. Skinner

The movement of psychology that deals with the study of human behaviour in terms of environmental stimuli and observational responses.

A. Functionalism
B. Behaviourism
C. Structuralism
D. Psychoanalysis
Answer» B. Behaviourism

The method of inquiry in which one variable is manipulated to study its effect on another variable is ............. research.

A. Correlational
B. Survey
C. Experimental
D. None of the above.
Answer» C. Experimental

The system that forms the communication network and coordinate the functions of all other systems in a human body.

A. Limbic system
B. Endocrine system
C. Nervous system
D. None of the above
Answer» C. Nervous system

Discovery learning was propounded by..................

A. Bruner
B. Dewey
C. Vygotsky
D. Kohler
Answer» A. Bruner

The gland causes drowsiness and sluggish metabolism when its hormone is under active.

A. Pineal
B. Pancreas
C. Pituitary
D. Thyroid
Answer» D. Thyroid

The type of attention in which an individual diverts attention towards a particular activity deliberately.

A. Voluntary
B. Involuntary
C. Non-voluntary
D. None of the above
Answer» A. Voluntary

An internal drive or urge that compels an individual to act in a particular way.

A. Maturation
B. Learning
C. Motivation
D. modelling
Answer» C. Motivation

Which among the following is NOT a ‘grouping strategy’ used in organization of visual perception?

A. Similarity
B. Proximity
C. Constancy
D. Continuity
Answer» C. Constancy

The type of extra sensory perception in which the individual has the ability to acquire information by means other than known by human senses.

A. Clairaudience
B. Clairvoyance
C. Claircognizance
D. Clairalience
Answer» B. Clairvoyance

The psychologist who held the belief that human behaviours are motivated by unconscious instincts and urges.

A. Piaget
B. Frued
C. Bruner
D. Skinner
Answer» B. Frued

The schedule of reinforcement that occurs after a definite number of correct responses.

A. Fixed ratio
B. Continuous
C. Fixed interval
D. Partial
Answer» A. Fixed ratio

Who proposed the concept of ‘Latent learning’?

A. Skinner
B. Bruner
C. Tolman
D. Thorndike
Answer» C. Tolman

Which among the following is NOT included in Gestalt Laws of Learning?

A. Law of readiness
B. Law of similarity
C. Law of closure
D. Law of continuity
Answer» A. Law of readiness

Who proposed that learning is a process of perceptual organization and reorganization of one’s life space?

A. William James
B. Kurt Lewin
C. Kohler
D. Frued
Answer» B. Kurt Lewin

The process of cognitive development in which the learner incorporates new information in to the already existing cognitive structure.

A. Accommodation
B. Equilibration
C. Assimilation
D. None of the above
Answer» C. Assimilation

According to Vygotsky, the difference between actual development and potential development is called...............

B. Scaffolding
C. Shaping
D. Modelling
Answer» A. ZPD

Which among the following is NOT included in Bandura’s modelling?

A. Attention
B. Retention
C. Reproduction
D. Symbolism
Answer» D. Symbolism

The ability to respond discretely to specific auditory, visual or tactile stimuli.

A. Focused attention
B. Sustained attention
C. Selective attention
D. Alternating attention
Answer» A. Focused attention

The proponent of Structuralism is ............

A. William Wundt
B. William James
C. J. B. Watson
D. Sigmund Frued
Answer» A. William Wundt

The memory that holds things that are learned without understanding its meaning.

A. Immediate
B. Rote
C. Associative
D. Permanent
Answer» B. Rote

The school of psychology that studies perceptions and experiences in wholeness.

A. Behaviourist
B. Gestalt
C. Cognitive
D. Psychoanalysis
Answer» B. Gestalt

Iconic and echoic memories are types of ..............

C. Sensory memory
D. Semantic memory
Answer» C. Sensory memory

Which among the following are causes of forgetting?

A. Laps of time
B. Inadequate impression
C. Repression
D. All the above
Answer» D. All the above

Who proposed the ‘curve of forgetting’?

A. Ebbinghaus
B. Tolman
C. Bruner
D. Piaget
Answer» A. Ebbinghaus

The memorising strategy that involve visual association between already memorised places and new words to be memorised.

A. Chunking
B. Keyword
C. Rote learning
D. Loci
Answer» D. Loci
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