CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 489 - 493 of 4447

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Question number: 489

» Community Psychology » Social Change

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According to Janis, John F. Kennedy’s Bay of Pigs failure was caused in large part by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the expert power effect.

b.

brainstorming.

c.

groupthink.

d.

social loafing.

Question number: 490

» Motivation » Motives and Needs

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Electrically stimulating the lateral hypothalamus will cause a rat to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

stop eating.

b.

stop drinking.

c.

start drinking.

d.

start eating.

Question number: 491

» Community Psychology » Social Change

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You are asked by a close friend to outline a complete text to aid her studying for a final exam. You refuse to help. Later, your friend asks if you would at least outline two chapters. Feeling guilty, you now agree to help. Your behavior is predicted by the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

high-ball effect.

b.

low-ball technique.

c.

door-in-the-face effect.

d.

foot-in-the-face technique.

Question number: 492

» Introduction to Psychology » Scope and Branches of Psychology

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The fortune teller who studies your palm carefully before announcing that “great fortune lies in your immediate future” is practicing ________ psychology.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

applied

b.

pseudo

c.

ethical

d.

forensic

Question number: 493

» Introduction to Psychology » Scope and Branches of Psychology

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A researcher interested in the way in which our sense of smell works would likely be associated with which of the following areas of specialization?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

sensation and perception

b.

attitude

c.

motivation and learning

d.

learning

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