Motivation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 30 - 33 of 55

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Question 30

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The underlying motivation for acts of aggression is ________ . (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Retaliation

b.

Anger

c.

Need to exert control

d.

Intent to harm

Question 31

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

How does one choose the option with the highest expected utility while making rational decision making? Find the correct sequence:

(1) Assigning utilities

(2) Weighting/multiplying the utilities by the likelihoods

(3) Evaluating the likelihood of alternatives

(4) Assessing the consequences (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

3,4, 1,2

b.

1,4, 3,2

c.

1,3, 2,4

d.

1,4, 2,3

Question 32

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Trace the right sequence of hypothetical series of events by McClelland in the context of n-Ach: (December)

(1) n - Ach in children

(2) Independence training by Parents

(3) Economic development

(4) Self-reliance values

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) , (4) , (2) , (3)

b.

(4) , (2) , (1) , (3)

c.

(1) , (2) , (4) , (3)

d.

(4) , (2) , (3) , (1)

Question 33

Motivation

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Individuals high in achievement motivation are more attracted to tasks of intermediate difficult. (Paper - 3 July)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Individuals high in achievement motivation are highly motivated to avoid failure.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

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

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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