Introduction to Psychology-Scope and Branches of Psychology (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 17 - 20 of 85

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Question number: 17

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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.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

commonsense

b.

pseudo

c.

forensic

d.

applied

e.

ethical

Question number: 18

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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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

motivation and learning

b.

learning

c.

attitude

d.

sensation and perception

e.

cognitive psychology

Question number: 19

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“I believe Amanda’s anxiety and defensiveness are the result of an unrealistic self-image and an inability to take responsibility for her feelings. ” This statement would most likely have been made by a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Freudian therapist.

b.

clinical psychologist.

c.

behavioristic theorist.

d.

psychodynamic theorist.

e.

humanistic psychologist.

Question number: 20

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Why is it important to study positive psychology?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

It explains about learning and motivation.

b.

Negative experiences in people’s lives tell us little about people’s mental processes.

c.

We get a fuller understanding of human experience by focusing on both positive and negative aspects of life.

d.

Psychologists are only interested in the experiences of healthy persons.

e.

Psychology has been too focused on the negative.

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