Lecturer in Educational Psychology Collegiate Education 55/2013 Answer Key

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Post: Lecturer in Educational Psychology
Department: Collegiate Education
Category Code: 55/13
Qualification: Masters Degree in the Educational Psychology + Three years teaching experience in School or Colleges
Date of Test: 01-06-2018




  1. Historical research includes
    A) Bibliography research
    B) Legal research
    C) Studying history of ideas
    D) Developmental studies
    • A, B, C
    • A, B, D
    • A, C, D
    • all of these

  2. Ethical issues are more acute in
    • Qualitative research
    • Quantitative research
    • Mixed methods research
    • None of these

  3. Tools of differentiated assessment strategy include
    • Assignments
    • Examinations
    • Portfolio
    • Projects

  4. In which methods of teaching, thinking moves from particular to generate?
    • Deductive method
    • Inductive method
    • Synthetic method
    • Source method

  5. Mixed methods proposal in research writing focuses on
    A) Strategy and design
    B) Flexibility
    C) Sampling
    D) Data collection and analysis
    • A, C, D
    • A, B, C
    • B, C, D
    • All of these

  6. CAI indicates
    • Computer aided information
    • Computer application in instruction
    • Computer application in industry
    • Computer assisted instruction

  7. Comprehensive listing of works relevant to the study of research is
    • Glossary
    • Bibliography
    • Appendix
    • Literature cited

  8. Identify the role of teacher in the context of changing educational philosophy.
    • Scaffolder
    • Facilitator
    • Mentor
    • All of these

  9. Objectives of research include
    A) to find new conclusions with new data
    B) to know old conclusions with new data
    C) to explain unexplored horizon of knowledge
    D) to study and resolve contradictions in the area of study
    • A, B, C
    • B, A, D
    • A, C, D
    • All of these

  10. If an individual has meaningfully perceived an object directly through senses, he has attained learning a concept at
    • Identity level
    • Concrete level
    • Classification level
    • Formal level

  11. Humanistic Psychologist believe that the source of motivation is
    • Rewards
    • Intrinsic
    • Extrinsic
    • None of these

  12. The intelligence test developed for illiterates during the Second World War is
    • Army alpha test
    • Army beta test
    • Standford binet test
    • WPPIS

  13. Who introduced the concept of advance organizer in the teaching learning process?
    • Jerome S.Bruner
    • Lev Vygotsky
    • David Ausubel
    • B. F. Skinner

  14. According to Collinsetal, the steps involved in cognitive apprenticeship are modelling, coaching, scaffolding, articulation, _____ and ______
    • Reflection and Exploration
    • Exploration and Transformation
    • Redirection and Exploration
    • Diagnosis and Expanding

  15. "Development means a progressive series of changes that occur in an orderly predictable pattern as a result of maturation and experience". This definition was given by
    • Crow and Crow
    • Arnold Gessel
    • E. B. Hurlock
    • J. E. Anderson

  16. According to Terman classification, persons with superior intelligence belongs to
    • 140 and above
    • 110 - 140
    • 90 - 110
    • 80 - 100

  17. Which among the following motor activity CANNOT be seen in a child at the age of 3 years.
    • Jumps upward
    • Rides tricycle
    • Stands on the foot
    • Throw and catch ball

  18. The emotion accompanied by the instinct of curiosity is
    • Love
    • Distress
    • Wonder
    • Anger

  19. Who wrote the book, "The Psychology of the Child"?
    • Piaget
    • Bruner
    • Vygotsky
    • Skinner

  20. Which among the following is an example for negative emotion?
    • Amusement
    • Curiosity
    • Jealousy
    • Joy

  21. Deepa is 10 year elder to her sister Vidhya. Deepa's IQ is 120. If Vidhya is 10 years old, then what will be the mental age of Deepa?
    • 10
    • 12
    • 6
    • 8
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  22. Which among the following is an example for semantic memory?
    • Memory for names, faces, dates etc
    • Memory for skills and habits
    • Memory for events is one's life
    • Memory for general knowledge and rules

  23. For all mental operations, there is an underlying general factor called 'g'. This theory of intelligence was put forwarded by
    • Spearman
    • L. L. Thurstone
    • Guilford
    • E. L. Thorndike

  24. The coefficient of correlation of intelligence of fraternal twins reared together was
    • 0.75
    • 0.05
    • 0.50
    • 0.25

  25. Who introduced the concept of 'collective unconsiousness' to explain personality?
    • Adler
    • Freud
    • Anna Freud
    • Jung

  26. Differential Aptitude Test Battery (DATB) consisted of how many tests?
    • 5
    • 8
    • 6
    • 10

  27. Which among the following is NOT a life position given Eric Berne?
    • I am not ok, You are not ok
    • I am ok, We are ok
    • I am ok, You are not ok
    • I am not ok, You are ok

  28. Who reduced the over 4000 number of personality traits initially given by Allport into 171 and later into 16 key personality traits?
    • Flavel
    • Cattel
    • Freud
    • Eysenk

  29. Which among the following is an example for secondary reinforcer?
    • Money
    • Food
    • Air
    • Sex

  30. A teacher has decided to give a prize to those who will score fifty marks is the examination. Here the teacher is trying to implement which type of reinforcement schedule?
    • Continuous reinforcement
    • Fixed interval reinforcement
    • Variable interval reinforcement
    • Fixed ratio reinforcement

  31. Which among the following is NOT an internal factor that influence perception?
    • Intensity
    • Motivation
    • Habit
    • Interest

  32. An example for cognitive effect is
    • Expansion of air passage is lungs
    • Feeling of anxiety
    • Reduced work performance
    • Increased destructibility

  33. Psychological and physiological conditions within the organism that dispose it to act in certain ways is called
    • Drive
    • Curiosity
    • Interest
    • Expectancy

  34. The concept of spiral curriculum was the contribution of
    • Bruner
    • Vygotsky
    • Piaget
    • Skinner

  35. Find out the FALSE statement related to the process of perception.
    • Perception is influenced by maturation and learning
    • Perception is a passive process
    • Perception is influenced by emotional status of the individual
    • It is influenced by cognitive and affective abilities of the individual

  36. According to Piaget, reversibility of thought develop in children during
    • Sensori-Motor Stage
    • Intuitive stage
    • Pre-conceptual stage
    • Concrete operational stage

  37. In the language development of children 'Cooling' can be seen during
    • 3 - 4 months
    • 1 - 2 months
    • 4 - 5 months
    • 6 - 8 months
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  38. Who defined adolescence as the age of great ideals and the begining of theories as well as the time of simple adaptation to life?
    • Stanley G. Hall
    • Rabindranath Tagore
    • E. A. Peel
    • Jean Piaget

  39. Who was considered as the founder of functionalism?
    • Edward Techner
    • William James
    • Wilhelm Wundt
    • John B. Watson

  40. Gagne's hierarchy of learning, which type of learning occupies in between chain learning and discrimination learning?
    • Stimulus-response learning
    • Verbal Association learning
    • Concept learning
    • Principle learning

  41. Which among the following is NOT a feature of programmed instruction derived from Skinner's theory?
    • Small steps
    • Immediate feedback
    • Self pacing
    • Convert responding

  42. According to L. Kohlberg, during which stage children show obedience to obtain approval of others?
    • 4 - 10 years
    • 16 - 20 years
    • 10 - 13 years
    • 13 - 16 years

  43. According to Erickson's psychosocial development theory, the conflict experienced by children between six to eleven years is
    • Autonomy Vs shame
    • Initiative Vs guilt
    • Intimacy Vs isolation
    • Industry Vs inferiority

  44. In the revised law of effect, Thorndike explained that
    • Punishment does nothing to the strength of a connection
    • Punishment reduces the strength of a connection
    • Reinforcement and punishment equally influence the connection
    • Reinforcement does nothing to the strength of connection

  45. Programmed instruction, teaching machine etc are the contributions of
    • B. F. Skinner
    • J. S. Bruner
    • Ivan Pavlov
    • E. L. Thorndike

  46. Convex learning curves are also known as
    • Negatively accelerated learning curve
    • Positively accelerated learning curve
    • Mixed curve
    • None of these

  47. The process of retrieving specific item from memory is called
    • Recall
    • Insight
    • Encoding
    • None of these

  48. Driving Licence Test is an example for
    • Norm referenced test
    • Creativity test
    • Criterion referenced test
    • Intelligence test

  49. According to Maslow, which among the following doesnot belong to deficiency needs?
    • Belonging needs
    • Esteem needs
    • Safety needs
    • Physiological needs

  50. The stage of Heteronomous morality is seen in the moral development theory given by
    • Kohlberg
    • Gilligan
    • Jean Piaget
    • William Damon

  51. Learning plateau occur due to
    • Loss of interest
    • Fatigue
    • Faulty method of learning
    • All these

  52. Pranathi learned psychology lessons first and later she learned anthropology lessons. In an examination on anthropology, unfortunately. She wrote theories from psychology by mistake. This type of forgetting is due to
    • Proactive inhibition
    • Retroactive inhibition
    • Repression
    • Regression

  53. The factor that DOESNOT belong to the operation is the structure of intellect model of intelligence given by Guilford is
    • Evaluation
    • Memory
    • Auditory
    • Cognition

  54. The educational provisions suitable for gifted children is (are)
    • Separate school
    • Ability Grouping
    • Accelaration
    • All these

  55. Based of adoptive behaviour, mentally retarded children with IQ range 36 to 51 is known as
    • Mild mentally retarded
    • Moderate mentally retarded
    • Severe mentally retarded
    • Profound mentally retarded

  56. According to Freud's Psycho-sexual development theory, Oedipus complex is found in children during
    • Oral stage
    • Genital stage
    • Phallic stage
    • Anal stage

  57. Among the following learning situations, in which there occur zero transfer of learning?
    • Learning addition and learning multiplication
    • Learning economics and learning to drive
    • Learning mathematics and learning physics
    • Learning to ride cycle and learning to ride bike

  58. The correct sequence in creative thinking process is
    • Illumination → Verification → Incubation → Preparation
    • Illumination → Preparation → Incubation → Verification
    • Preparation → Incubation → Illumination → Verification
    • Incubation → Illumination → Verification → Preparation

  59. Match the following
    a. Multiple intelligence
    b. Two factor theory
    c. Group factor theory
    d. Triarchic intelligence
    1. L.L. Thurstone
    2. Robert Sternberg
    3. Howard Gardner
    4. Charles Spearman
    • a-2, b-1, c-3, d-4
    • a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2
    • a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
    • a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1

  60. Example for approach-approach conflict is
    1. A youngster who got proposals from two reputed families.
    2. Choosing ice cream or cake in the birthday party.
    3. A teenager asked to select a well reputed college for study, which is in another country.
    4. Choosing between going to, movie with friends or attending another friends party.
    • 1, 2, 3 and 4
    • 2, 3 and 4
    • 1, 3 and 4
    • 1, 2 and 4

  61. A negative reinforcement is
    • Presenting or aversive stimulus
    • Avoiding an aversive stimulus
    • Avoiding a pleasant stimulus
    • Giving a punishment

  62. Who categorized human instincts into' eros and thanatos'?
    • Alfred Adler
    • Anna Freud
    • C. G. Jung
    • Sigmund Freud

  63. Ebbinghaus's contribution to educational psychology was
    • Learning curve
    • Learning plateau
    • Curve of forgetting
    • Emotional development chart

  64. Adopting a fixed approach to solve a particular problem is called
    • Fixation
    • Functional fixedness
    • Transductive reasoning
    • Divergent thinking

  65. Whose theory is referred to as 'purposive behaviourism'?
    • E. C. Tolman
    • E. L. Thorndike
    • B. F. Skinner
    • Albert Bandura

  66. The tendency to remember uncompleted tasks better than the completed ones is known as
    • Phi Phenomenon
    • Memory trace
    • Law of closure
    • Zeigernick effect

  67. Find out the TRUE statements regarding Gestalt and behaviouristic schools.
    Statements :
    1. Gestalt School's approach is atomistic, whereas behaviouristic approach is holistic
    2. Gestalt approach is molar, whereas behaviouristic approach is molecular
    3. Gestalt approach is nativistic, whereas behaviouristic approach is empiricistic
    4. Gestalt approach is objective, whereas behaviouristic approach is subjective
    • 1 and 3
    • 2 and 3
    • 1 and 4
    • 3 and 4

  68. Who developed the therapeutic technique systematic desensitization?
    • Joseph Wolpe
    • Griffith
    • Robert Bolles
    • J. B. Watson

  69. If we try to memorise something, the memory storage occur in which sequence?
    • Encoding → Storage → Retrieval
    • Storage → Encoding → Retrieval
    • Retrieval → Storage → Encoding
    • Storage → Retrieval → Encoding

  70. In Bruner's development theory, the stage during which child deals with mental images of objects, but doesnot manipulate them directly is
    • Enactive
    • Conceptual
    • Iconic
    • Symbolic

  71. Identify the TRUE statements from the following.
    1. According to Vygotsky, cognitive development depends on social interaction
    2. Critics of Kohlberg claim that his theory has a cultural bias
    3. Semantic refers to learning word meaning
    • Only 1
    • Both 1 and 2
    • 1, 2 and 3
    • None of these

  72. Abhinand just started going school, trying to learn good habits and to do well. According to Trickson's theory, Abhinand is in
    • Industry Vs Inferiority
    • Generating Vs Stagnation
    • Trust Vs Mistrust
    • Initiative Vs Guilt
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  73. The medicine Ritalin is most often used to treat
    • Dyslexia
    • Down's Syndrome
    • Phenyl Ketonuria
    • ADHD

  74. According to Lorenz, the behaviour showed by newly hatched goslings to follow any moving object is called
    • Implanting
    • Imprinting
    • Exprinting
    • Equilibration

  75. Ankitha, a 10 year old child exhibits the following symtoms - Mutism, echolalia, doesnot make eye contact, obsession, self-destruction etc. She is as victim of
    • ADHD
    • Autism
    • Dyscalculia
    • Down's syndrome

  76. Sociometric technique was developed by
    • J. L. Moreno
    • C. G. Jung
    • Alfred Adler
    • Mann-Whitney

  77. Identify the projective technique from among the following
    • Lowa Test
    • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
    • Army Alpha Test
    • Children's Apperception Test

  78. The major function of sensory neuron is to
    • Carry information from CNS to sense organs
    • Carry information from sense organs to CNS
    • Carry information in between two sense organs
    • None of these

  79. Arrange the following stages involved in the acquisition of a skill in the correct order.
    1. Associative phase
    2. Autonomous phase
    3. Cognitive phase
    • 1, 3, 2
    • 1, 2, 3
    • 3, 1, 2
    • 2, 3, 1

  80. Akhila is an illiterate person. To know her intelligence, we can use
    1. Alexander Pass along test
    2. Koh's Block design test
    3. Raven's progressive matrices
    4. Pinter Paterson scale
    • 1 and 2
    • 1, 2 and 3
    • 2 and 3
    • 1, 2, 3 and 4

  81. Maximum days prescribed in the Right to Information Act 2005 to get information to an applicant.
    • 15 days
    • 30 days
    • 7 days
    • 14 days

  82. The Constitution of India adopted in the year
    • 1949
    • 1950
    • 1948
    • 1952

  83. Juvenile Justice Act came into force in the year
    • 2005
    • 2003
    • 2000
    • 2004

  84. Judges of the Supreme Courts are appointed by
    • Chief Justice of the Supreme Courts consultation with other judges
    • President of India in consultation with Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
    • Prime Minister in consultation with President
    • Minister of law in consultation with Prime Minister

  85. Which category of families is eligible for more food grains under food Security Act, 2013?
    • APL
    • BPL
    • AAY
    • BPL and AAY

  86. Which Article of the Indian Constitution empowers the President to declare financial emergency?
    • Article-352
    • Article-356
    • Article-360
    • Article-358

  87. Anti-Arrack movement started against alcoholism and social evils mainly in the State?
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Uttar Pradesh

  88. Which amendment of the Constitution of India deleted the right to property from the list of Fundamental Rights?
    • 42nd
    • 52nd
    • 61st
    • 44th

  89. POCSO Act 2012 is related to
    • Women
    • Children
    • Women and Children
    • None of these

  90. Which Article of Indian Constitution deals with fundamental duties?
    • 51 A
    • 52 B
    • 51 B
    • 52 A

  91. "Opinion is not an iron pestle" is the saying of
    • T. K. Madhavan
    • Moorkkoth Kumaran
    • C. V. Kunhiraman
    • C. Krishnan

  92. Which Dewan of Travancore issued a royal proclamation on September 26, 1910, deporting Ramakrishna Pillai from Travancore?
    • C. P. Ramaswami Iyer
    • V. S. Subramanya Iyer
    • P. Rajagopalachari
    • M. Krishnan Nair

  93. Al-ameen paper was started by
    • Mohammed Abdul Rahiman Sahib
    • Vakkam Abdul Khadir Maulavi
    • Kandathil Varghese Mappilai
    • Mammen Mappilai

  94. Centenary of 'Misrabhojanam' was celebrated recently to commemorate the Community feast organized by the social reformer Sahodaran Ayyappan at
    • Perinad
    • Kayamkulam
    • Cherai
    • Pandalam

  95. "Not to argue and win but to know and make known". This motto was inscribed at the main entrance of
    • Siva temple at Aruvippuram
    • Aluva Advaita Ashram
    • Murukkumpuzha Temple
    • Kalavamkodam Temple

  96. Which project of the Kerala Government has now been promoted as a Government Company named KITE?
    • Sarva Siksha Abhiyan
    • Kudumbasree
    • Kerala Fibre Optic Network
    • IT @ school

  97. The Supreme Court declared Right to privacy as a Fundamental Right recently. The right to Privacy is protected intrinsically as part of rights guaranteed under Article
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22

  98. Which among the following country is not a member of regional coalition known as the "Quad"?
    • Japan
    • India
    • China
    • United States

  99. The headquarters of the Central Information Commission
    • New Delhi
    • Kolkata
    • Mumbai
    • Bengaluru

  100. Which country won the under 17 World Cup Football 2017?
    • Spain
    • Brazil
    • Germany
    • England

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