Sensation, Attention & Perception (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 14 - 19 of 327

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Question number: 14

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Selective Perception

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Illusions are

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

distortions of existing stimuli.

b.

not based on external reality.

c.

the result of innate mechanisms.

d.

the same as hallucinations.

Question number: 15

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Perception

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Difference in perception among species depends upon:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Habitat

b.

Complexity of nervous system

c.

Receptor mechanisms

d.

All b. , c. and a. are correct

Question number: 16

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Intersensory Perception

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The theory known as ________ holds that one’s current happiness depends in part on comparing present circumstances to past circumstances.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

social-comparison theory

Question number: 17

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Selective Perception

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All human senses evolved for the same purpose to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Create more problems for us

b.

Provide information that could improve our ability to communicate

c.

Help us survive and protect

d.

Increase our ability to enjoy the environment

Question number: 18

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Theories of Perception

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The famous quote “don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes, ” usually attributed to William Prescott, refers to which structure of the eye?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sclera

b.

fovea

c.

cornea

d.

iris

Question number: 19

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Perception

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The tendency to group together objects that are the same size, shape, color, or form is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

simplicity

b.

continuation.

c.

similarity.

d.

nearness.

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