Intelligence-Role of Heredity and Environment [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 5 of 107

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Question 1

Question Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Poor nutrition may delay the process of maturation but proper nutrition will not necessarily speed it up

Reason(Ꭱ)

Maturation is lately dependent upon environmental factors.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

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Question 2

Question MCQ▾

Developmental psychologists believe that two factors that influence human development are:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Genetic make up and experience

b.

Motivation and emotion

c.

Rewards and punishments

d.

Self and others

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Question 3

Question MCQ▾

________ may produce a wide variety of hereditary diseases, congenital malformations, and constitutional weakness.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Chromosome

b.

Gene

c.

Gene mutations

d.

All of the above

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Question 4

Question MCQ▾

In sickle cell anemia, the basis of the malfunction of the hemoglobin molecule is:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

incorrect secondary structure

b.

reduced affinity for oxygen

c.

substitution of single amino acid

d.

affinity for iron is developed

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Question 5

Question MCQ▾

If an infant is startled, it will make movements similar to an embrace. This is known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Adaptive reflex

b.

Rooting reflex

c.

Moro reflex

d.

Grasping reflex

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