Motivation [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 37 - 40 of 55

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Question 37

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Mechanistic view of motivation can be characterized as:

  1. S-O-R explanation
  2. Direction of behaviour is determined by bonds between stimulus and response or habits
  3. Probability of elicitation of various habits depends upon prior reinforcement contingencies.
  4. Behaviour once elicited persists until the removal of sustaining stimuli (Paper 3 January)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(2) , (3) and (4) only

b.

(1) , (3) and (4) only

c.

(1) , (2) and (4) only

d.

(1) , (2) and (3) only

Question 38

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Motivation is best understood as a state that; (November Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Aims at satisfying a biological need

b.

Energises an organism to act

c.

Reduces a drive

d.

Energises and directs behaviour

Question 39

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following theories represent the mechanistic metaphor of motivation?

(1) Psychoanalytic

(2) Ethological

(3) Sociobiological

(4) Expectancy – value (November paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) , (2) and (3) only

b.

(2) , (3) and (4) only

c.

(1) , (3) and (4) only

d.

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

Question 40

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List-I with the List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below: (November paper 3)

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

Self - handicapping

(i)

“I go for swimming every day. I just do it. I take out time from my tight with schedule”

(B)

Intrinsic motivation

(ii)

“I love to drive very fast, no matter what happens” .

(C)

Achievement motivation

(iii)

“For me, accomplishing difficult tasks and meeting high standards of excellence is the top most priority” .

(D)

Sensation – Seeking

(iv)

“I am really not feeling too good. I may not be able and perform well”

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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