Motivation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 6 of 55

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Byrne believed sexual motivation results from the interplay of ________ , environment and ________. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

genes; imagination

b.

physiology; lust

c.

genes; experience

d.

physiology; imagination

Question 2

Question

MCQ▾

Many motivated activities can be thought of as beginning with a ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Drive

b.

Response

c.

Goal

d.

Need

Question 3

Question

MCQ▾

Concerns with meeting standards of excellence and accomplishing difficult tasks refer to need for:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Affiliation

b.

Power

c.

Apperception

d.

Achievement

Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From among the following who theorized mostly on the concept of achievement motivation? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Julian Rotter

b.

Frankl, V. E.

c.

David McClelland

d.

Rogers, C. R.

Question 5

Motivation

Question

MCQ▾

The effect of ________ become especially noticeable whenever there is a major shift in time schedules.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sex drive

b.

Circadian rhythms

c.

Episodic drive

d.

Thirst drive

Question 6

Motivation

Question

MCQ▾

Most people are more energetic and alert at the high point of their ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Yerkes Dodson Law

b.

Circadian rhythms

c.

Shift work

d.

Jet lag

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