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Question 34

Motivation

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Pygmalion effect” in educational settings suggests: (Paper - 3 July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Influences on curricular structure.

b.

Basis creeping into summative assessment

c.

Authenticity factors in classroom assessment

d.

Exceptional progress by student as a result of high teacher expectations.

Question 35

Motivation

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Mechanistic and Cognitive approaches to motivation differ in the extent to which________ are invoked to account for the initiation, direction, intensity and persistence of goal directed behavior. (Paper - 3 July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Higher mental processes

b.

Dynamic traits

c.

Drives

d.

Instincts

Question 36

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below: (January)

List-Ⅰ (Concept)List-Ⅱ (Explanation)
(A)

Intrinsic motivation

(i)

Highly stereotyped responses that are assumed to be genetically programmed reactions that occur in the presence of a particular ‘sign’ stimulus

(B)

Hedonic Bias

(ii)

A state in which a person performs an action because the act itself is satisfying or rewarding internally

(C)

Displacement Activity

(iii)

Tendency to take more credit for success than to take responsibility for failure

(D)

Fixed Action Pattern

(iv)

When two incompatible response tendencies are simultaneously aroused, the organisms may display behaviors that appear to be irrelevant to the situation

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

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