Intelligence-Factors Affecting Intelligence (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 10 of 41

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Question number: 7

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A genetically-induced lack of an enzyme that is a cause of a type of mental retardation describes

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cretinism.

b.

hydrocephaly.

c.

phenylketonuria.

d.

microcephaly.

Question number: 8

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Which of the following is a factor that influences success for the gifted?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

level of adjustment

b.

extrinsic motivation

c.

sibling rivalry

d.

persistence

Question number: 9

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________ is a genetically induced lack of an important enzyme.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

b.

Hydrocephaly

c.

Microcephaly

d.

Cretinism

Question number: 10

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Read the following statements carefully and give an appropriate response:

(i) Most psychologists believe that intelligence is 90 % hereditary.

(ii) Except for slight variations during testing, IQ cannot be changed.

(iii) Environmental effects are probably more capable of lowering IQ than of raising it.

(iv) According to the research of Robert Zajon, children in large families provide extra stimulation for one another, thereby increasing intelligence.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Statements (i), (ii) and (iv) are false, but (iii) is true

b.

Statements (iii), (iv) and (i) are false, but (ii) is true

c.

Statements (ii), (iii) and (iv) are false, but (i) is true

d.

Statements (i), (ii) and (iii) are false, but (iv) is true

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