NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II): Questions 252 - 256 of 5827

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Question number: 252

» Motivation » Motivation and Motivational Cycle

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The polygraph’s most common error is to

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a.

fail to detect persons who are guilty.

b.

fail to detect persons who can lie without anxiety.

c.

identify as innocent persons who are easily aroused.

d.

identify as guilty persons who are innocent.

e.

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Question number: 253

» Therapeutic Approaches » Behavioral Therapy

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A parent who copes with quarreling among young children by placing them in separate rooms is using

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a.

time out.

b.

shaping.

c.

punishment.

d.

reinforcement.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 254

» Language » Rules of Grammar & Syntax

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The two most basic units of speech are

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a.

words and rules of grammar.

b.

connotative and denotative meaning.

c.

morphemes and phonemes.

d.

semantics.

e.

ideas and concepts.

Question number: 255

» Therapeutic Approaches » Biofeedback Therapy

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Trepanning, one of the more primitive practices involving boring a hole into the skull, was used to

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a.

release “evil spirits. ”

b.

punish those who had committed crimes.

c.

shock patients into a remission of symptoms.

d.

release good spirits

e.

coerce and control disruptive patients.

Question number: 256

» Language » Language Acquisition

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Which of the following is TRUE about animal communication?

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a.

Animal communication can truly be called a language because it consists of symbols, grammar, and, most importantly, it is productive.

b.

Animals exhibit varied cries, gestures, and mating calls, but even these communications are often not understood by other animals of the same species.

c.

Psychologists have a doubt that animals can ever communicate.

d.

Although animal communication is limited, they can learn to use human language with ease and eventually attain the communication skills of the average high school sophomore.

e.

While psychologists don’t doubt that animals communicate, there is disagreement as to whether or not animals can actually be taught a language.

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