About me


Dr. P. Prince Dhanaraj

Ph.D. Education, Ph.D. Economics, Ph.D. Management

Educational Consultant,

Teaching, Research & International Collaboration
South India.



PSYCHOLOGY QUESTION BANK 2 (ENGLISH)


MCQ 1: Psychology is a _________

  1. A natural science
  2. A physical science
  3. A biological science
  4. A social science

D

MCQ 2: Psychology as a ‘Science of Mind’, defined by _________ school of psychology.

  1. Psychoanalysts
  2. Behaviourists
  3. Functionalists
  4. Ancient Greek Philosophers

D

MCQ 3: In the year _________ the Scientific Psychology was first accepted.

  1. 1779
  2. 1679
  3. 1879
  4. 1889

C

MCQ 4: Who is the father of Experimental Psychology.

  1. Wilhelm Wundt
  2. Sigmund Freud
  3. C.G. Jung
  4. E.B. Titchener

A

MCQ 5: Psychology can be literally defined as the _________

  1. Science of mind
  2. Science of behaviour
  3. Science of soul
  4. Science of consciousness

C

MCQ 6: J.B. Watson, the founder and father of behaviouristic school of psychology defined ‘Psychology’ as the science of _________.

  1. Soul
  2. Consciousness
  3. Mind
  4. Behaviour

D

MCQ 7: E.B. Titchener (1867-1927) defined ‘Psychology’ as the science of _________.

  1. Conscious Experience
  2. Science of Mind
  3. Science of Experience
  4. Science of Soul

A

MCQ 8: Who defined ‘Psychology’ as the scientific study of activities of organism in relation to its environment?

  1. J.B Watson
  2. Sigmund Freud
  3. Wood worth
  4. William James

C

MCQ 9: “S-R” concept was first established by _________

  1. J.B Watson
  2. Wilhelm Wundt
  3. William James
  4. I.P. Pavlov

A

MCQ 10: Rejecting the concept of “S-R” connectionism, further “S-O-R” concept was developed by _________.

  1. Woodworth
  2. C.G. Jung
  3. E.B. Titchener
  4. Sigmund Freud

A

MCQ 11: Who defined “Psychology as the science of immediate experience with consciousness being the main subject matter”?

  1. E.B. Titchener
  2. William James
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. Wilhelm Wundt

A&D

MCQ 12: Who is the founder and principal proponent of psychoanalysis _________.

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. E.B Titchener
  3. C.G. Jung
  4. Alfred Adler

A

MCQ 13: Who is the psychologist who constructed the first intelligence test?

  1. William James
  2. J. B. Watson
  3. William Mc Dougall
  4. Alfred Binet

D

MCQ 14: The occurrence of ‘O’ in ‘S-O-R’ concept is responsible in regulating the behavior of the organism and making psychological activity _________.

  1. Complex
  2. Dynamic
  3. Fixed
  4. Puzzled

B

MCQ 15: Anything which evokes a response in the Organism is called.

  1. Stimulus
  2. Thing
  3. Situation
  4. Incidence

A

MCQ 16: The method of ‘Field Observation’ is always considered as _________.

  1. Subjective
  2. Complex
  3. Neutral
  4. Objective

D

MCQ 17: To study Abnormal Psychology means, to study mainly the nature of _________.

  1. Normality of mind
  2. Unconscious level of mind
  3. Subconscious level of mind
  4. Abnormality of mind

B

MCQ 18: Clinical Psychology deals with the practical aspect of _________.

  1. Abnormal PsychologyEducational Psychology
  2. Educational Psychology
  3. Child Psychology
  4. Experimental Psychology

A

MCQ 19: Sigmund Freud is regarded as the father of _________ in psychology.

  1. Gestalt school
  2. Behaviouristic school
  3. Functionalistic school
  4. Psychoanalytic school

D

MCQ 20: Ebbinghuas, had done the pioneering experiments on _________.

  1. Perception
  2. Emotion
  3. Memory
  4. Thinking

C

MCQ 21: Science is invariably characterised by _________.

  1. Its methodology
  2. Its theory
  3. Its fact
  4. Its hypothesis

A

MCQ 22: General psychology deals with _______

  1. Personality
  2. Development
  3. Intelligent
  4. Fundamentals of all branches of psychology

D

MCQ 23: Industrial Psychology is _________.

  1. Theoretical Psychology
  2. Applied Psychology
  3. Educational Psychology
  4. Abnormal Psychology

B

MCQ 24: Developmental Psychology studies _________.

  1. Personality
  2. Motivation
  3. Intelligence
  4. Various stages of development of man

D

MCQ 25: Abnormal Psychology is concerned with _________.

  1. Developmental stages of individual
  2. Diagnosis of abnormal behaviour
  3. Abnormal behaviour and its causes
  4. Treatment of abnormal behaviour

C

MCQ 26: Social Psychology deals with ________.

  1. Behaviour of an individual at work
  2. Behaviour and experience in social situations
  3. Behaviour of ethnic groups
  4. Abnormal Behaviour of people

B

MCQ 27: Psychology is the science studying the behaviour of _________.

  1. Mankind
  2. Living Organism
  3. Animals
  4. Plants

B

MCQ 28: Some of the most useful knowledge of human perception has borrowed from _________.

  1. Chemistry
  2. Physics
  3. Sociology
  4. Zoology

B

MCQ 29: A major part of developmental psychology is devoted to the understanding of behaviour of _________.

  1. Children
  2. Adolescents
  3. Women
  4. Old people

A

MCQ 30: Who is the founder of ‘Individual Psychology’?

  1. David Hull
  2. Thorndike
  3. Alfred Binet
  4. Alfred Adler

D

MCQ 31: From the following pioneered psychologist who is associated with Behaviourism?

  1. B.F. Skinner
  2. William James
  3. Megde Arnold
  4. David Hull

A

MCQ 32: Who is recognised as the father of psychoanalysis?

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. Tolman
  3. Alfred Adler
  4. William James

A

MCQ 33: Wolf Gang Kohler was associated with _________ school of psychology.

  1. Social Psychology
  2. Gestalt Psychology
  3. Industrial Psychology
  4. Educational Psychology

B

MCQ 34: The “Law of effect” was coined by _________.

  1. Skinner
  2. Pavlov
  3. Kohler
  4. Thorndike

D

MCQ 35: Archetype is a terminology associated with _________.

  1. Jung
  2. Freud
  3. Adler
  4. Skinner

C

MCQ 36: Who established the first experimental psychological laboratory?

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. B.F. Skinner
  3. Evan Pavlov
  4. Wilhelm Wundt

D

MCQ 37: Who is the valuable contributor in insightful learning?

  1. Throndike
  2. B.F. Skinner
  3. Evan Pavlov
  4. Kohler

D

MCQ 38: The most pioneered contributor to Behavioural school of psychology is _________.

  1. Freud
  2. Allport
  3. Watson
  4. Fechner

C

MCQ 39: Wilhelm Wundt established the first laboratory of experimental psychology at _________.

  1. Greenwich
  2. Zurich
  3. Leipzig
  4. Munich

C

MCQ 40: From the following psychologist, who rejected introspection as a method of psychology _________.

  1. B.F. Skinner
  2. Fulton
  3. Cattell
  4. J.B. Watson

D

MCQ 41: In which method of study of psychology, independent and dependent variable are important elements.

  1. Introspection Method
  2. Experimental Method
  3. Observational Method
  4. Case History Method

B

MCQ 42: In _________ method of study in psychology, passive study and analysis of human behaviour is usually done

  1. Introspection Method
  2. Experimental Method
  3. Observational Method
  4. Genetic Method

C

MCQ 43: In the simplest experimental method, ‘E’ manipulates _________.

  1. One Variable
  2. Two Variables
  3. Three Variables
  4. Four Variables

A

MCQ 44: What it is called, when more than one independent variable works in an experimental situation.

  1. Situational Crisis
  2. Interaction
  3. Multisituational Effect
  4. Variable Crisis

B

MCQ 45: Who has been considered as the father of psychoanalysis method of study _________?

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. E.B Titchener
  3. C.G. Jung
  4. Alfred Adler

A

MCQ 46: Who has been credited as the first developer of first intelligence test and made important contributions to our understanding of the thought process?

  1. William James
  2. Alfred Binet
  3. William McDougall
  4. J.B. Watson

B

MCQ 47: The concepts like “Introspection” and “Conscious Experience” are associated with _________.

  1. Functionalism
  2. Behaviourism
  3. Structuralism
  4. Gestalt Psychology

C

MCQ 48: A Provisional theory to explain observed facts is known as _________.

  1. Construct
  2. Theory
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Event

C

MCQ 49: _________ is the least noticeable value of stimulus.

  1. Stimulus Threshold
  2. Response Threshold
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Problem

A

MCQ 50: Which one of the following approaches tries to analyze human behaviour in terms of stimulus-response units acquired through the process of learning, mainly through instrumental conditioning .

  1. Cognitive Approach
  2. Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach
  3. Stimulus-Response Behaviouristic Approach
  4. Existential Approach

C

MCQ 51: _________ approach is popularly rooted in Gestalt psychology.

  1. Wholistic Approach
  2. Stimulus-Response-Behaviouristic Approach
  3. Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach
  4. Cognitive Approach

D

MCQ 52: _________ approach emphasizes the role of instinctual processes and their modification in the course of interaction with the society.

  1. Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach
  2. Cognitive Approach
  3. Holistic Approach
  4. Stimulus-Response Behaviouristic Approach

A

MCQ 53: The system which still survives very nearly in its rigid forms is _________.

  1. Cognitive Approach
  2. Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach
  3. Holistic Approach
  4. Existential Approach

B

MCQ 54: Psychologists with the Biological perspective try to relate behaviour to functions of _________.

  1. Body
  2. Mind
  3. Soul
  4. Unconscious

A

MCQ 55: The perspective which is concerned with characteristic changes that occur in people as they mature is known as _________.

  1. Developmental Perspective
  2. Biological Perspective
  3. Humanistic Perspective
  4. Psychoanalytic Perspective

A

MCQ 56: For the first time, the word ‘Psychology’ is introduced by_________.

  1. Rudolf Goekle
  2. William James
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. C. G. Jung

A

MCQ 57: Rudolf Goekle used the word ‘Psychology’ for the first time in the year _________.

  1. 1590 AD
  2. 1095 AD
  3. 1950 AD
  4. 1509 AD

A

MCQ 58: Which branch of psychology deals with the study of animal behaviour?

  1. Social Psychology
  2. Comparative Psychology
  3. Abnormal Psychology
  4. Differential Psychology

B

MCQ 59: Woodworth’s approach to define Psychology is_________.

  1. Dynamic
  2. Constant
  3. Fluctuating
  4. Simple

A

MCQ 60: Who is the Founder of Gestalt Psychology _________?

  1. Kurt Koffka
  2. Max wertheimer
  3. Kurt Lewin
  4. Wolfgang Kohker

B

MCQ 61: _________ field of psychology focuses on the potential role of evolution in behaviour.

  1. Developmental Psychology
  2. Physiological Psychology
  3. Evolutional Psychology
  4. Cognitive Psychology

C

MCQ 62: Which perspective of psychology emphasizes the overt behaviour of the individual?

  1. Developmental Perspective
  2. Behaviouristic Perspective
  3. Humanistic Perspective
  4. Psychoanalytic Perspective

B

MCQ 63: Thought process is the main component of _________ perspective.

  1. Gestalt Perspective
  2. Biological Perspective
  3. Humanistic Perspective
  4. Cognitive Perspective

D

MCQ 64: _________ perspective focuses on changes in behaviour and cognitive processes over the life span.

  1. Developmental Perspective
  2. Biological Perspective
  3. Humanistic Perspective
  4. Psychoanalytic Perspective

A

MCQ 65: ‘Behaviour can be influenced by social and cultural factor’, the _________ perspective of psychology emphasizes it.

  1. Developmental Perspective
  2. Biological Perspective
  3. Humanistic Perspective
  4. Socio-cultural Perspective

D

MCQ 66: The frameworks for explaining various events or process in science is known as _________.

  1. Facts
  2. Theories
  3. Models
  4. Hypothesis

B

MCQ 67: Emphasizing what comes to mind first or most readily/quickly is known as _________.

  1. Heuristic
  2. Critical Thinking
  3. Intuitive Thought
  4. Confirmation Bias

A

MCQ 68: A systematic study of facts according to a reliable and correct method of study is called a _________.

  1. Scientific Study
  2. Biological Study
  3. Social Technique
  4. Methodology

A

MCQ 69: The concept of building block of consciousness was laid by _________.

  1. Watson
  2. Wundt
  3. Freud
  4. Jung

B

MCQ 70: Who is the first woman, awarded Ph. D in psychology?

  1. Anna Freud
  2. Margaret Floy Washburn
  3. Melanie Klein
  4. Karen Horney

B

MCQ 71: In the year 1913, C. G. Jung, established his school after separated from Sigmund Freud, which is known as _________.

  1. Psychoanalysis School
  2. Individual Psychology
  3. Psychoanalytical School
  4. Child Psychology

C

MCQ 72: The _________ law of psychology deals with least noticeable difference in different stimuli.

  1. Getsalt Law
  2. Watson Law
  3. Binet –Simon Law
  4. Weber-Fechner Law

D

MCQ 73: Gestalt psychology taking its name from the German word ‘Gestal’ which literally means _________.

  1. World
  2. Whole
  3. A part
  4. Whole vs part

B

MCQ 74: Who promoted the formulation of Elementism?

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. Aristotle
  3. Plato
  4. Paul Broca

B

MCQ 75: The concept of Rationalism is developed by _________.

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. Aristotle
  3. Plato
  4. Paul Broca

C

MCQ 76: Who proposed that mind and body are two separate entities and interact with each other?

  1. Rene Descartes
  2. Aristotle
  3. Plato
  4. Paul Broca

A

MCQ 77: Who is an important functionalistic psychologist was particularly interested in consciousness, memory and emotions?

  1. John Dewey
  2. William James
  3. Thorndike
  4. Skinner

B

MCQ 78: What is the name of the person established the School of Individual Psychology?

  1. Adler
  2. Jung
  3. Anne Freud
  4. Eric Fromm

A

MCQ 79: Who is a pioneer contributor to the Cognitive Psychology?

  1. Jean Piaget
  2. Kohler
  3. Chomsky
  4. Kholberg

A

MCQ 80: The modern psycholinguistic theory was developed by _________.

  1. Chomsky
  2. Kohler
  3. Piaget
  4. Kholberg

A

MCQ 81: The concept of psychology come into teaching and the first psychology course offered by _________.

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. E. B. Titchner
  3. J. B. Watson
  4. William James

D

MCQ 82: Abraham Maslow and Carl Roger were the founder of ________ approach.

  1. Developmental approach
  2. Biological approach
  3. Humanistic approach
  4. Socio-cultural approach

C

MCQ 83: Hope, happiness, optimism and flow takes together as _________.

  1. Cognitive psychology
  2. Positive psychology
  3. Humanistic psychology
  4. Evolutionary psychology

B

MCQ 84: Wilson was the strong supporter of _________ plays vital role for shaping of behaviour.

  1. Genes
  2. Culture and environment
  3. Past life
  4. God or almighty

A

MCQ 85: The role of brain, body chemical, central nervous system, neural mechanism, etc., are considered the _________ branch of psychology.

  1. Cognitive psychology
  2. Positive psychology
  3. Neuropsychology
  4. Evolutionary psychology

C

MCQ 86: Who proposed the famous PASS theory on psychology?

  1. Binet-Simon
  2. Cattell
  3. J. P Das
  4. Thurstone

C

MCQ 87: The first psychological laboratory was established in India at _________.

  1. Delhi University
  2. Bombay University
  3. Calcutta University
  4. Banaras Hindu University

C

MCQ 88: First Psychology department started in the department of philosophy at Calcutta University in the year ________.

  1. 1905
  2. 1916
  3. 1890
  4. 1780

B

MCQ 89: First psychology Department at in India established by the headship of ________.

  1. Prof. K. D Bruta
  2. Prof. N. N Sengupta
  3. Prof. G. Gupta
  4. Prof. Ganguli

B

MCQ 90: The famous book ‘Principles of Psychology’ was authored by________.

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. E. B. Titchner
  3. J. B. Watson
  4. William James

D

MCQ 91: According J. B Watson, ‘Psychology is a Science of________’.

  1. Soul
  2. Mind
  3. Behaviour
  4. Brain

C

MCQ 92: Some of our most useful knowledge of human perception borrowed from ________.

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Sociology
  4. Mathematics

A

MCQ 93: The structuralist intended to identify the buildings blocks of ________.

  1. Consciousness
  2. Subconsciousness
  3. Unconsciousness
  4. None of the above

A

MCQ 94: Who discovered that all mental process are not accompanied by mental imagery?

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. E. B. Titchner
  3. J. B. Watson
  4. Oswald Kulpe

D

MCQ 95: The functionalist strongly influenced by ________.

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. J. B. Watson
  4. William James

B

MCQ 96: Who is credited for setting up the first psychological laboratory in United States?

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. J. B. Watson
  4. William James

D

MCQ 97: What is the meaning of ‘Flock’ according to Gestalt psychology?

  1. The whole
  2. Perceptual unit
  3. Perception
  4. Closur

B

MCQ 98: Who is the father of psychodynamic theory?

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. William James

C

MCQ 99: Self actualisation is the proposed by ________.

  1. Carl Roser
  2. Abraham Mashlow
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. William James

B

MCQ 100: Computer provided a new way to conceptualise mental processes and to develop detail theories which is known as ________.

  1. Cognitive Approach
  2. Behavioural Approach
  3. Gestalt Approach
  4. Information Processing Approach

D

MCQ 101: Who is a famous psycholinguistic?

  1. Gardner
  2. Alan Newell
  3. A. Simon
  4. Noam Chomsky

D

MCQ 102: ________ psychology compare human abilities with those of animals particularly non-human primates.

  1. Industrial Psychology
  2. Social Psychology
  3. Evolutionary Psychology
  4. Animal Psychology

C

MCQ 103: Who is the author of book Principle of Psychology?

  1. Willhelm Wundt
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. William James

D

MCQ 104: In which year Sigmund Freud published the book ‘The Ego’ and ‘The Id’?

  1. 1927
  2. 1972
  3. 1980
  4. 1908

A

MCQ 105: First issue of cognitive neuroscience appears in the year ________.

  1. 1967
  2. 1989
  3. 1997
  4. 1978

B

MCQ 106: Psychiatric nurse holds a master degree in ________.

  1. M.S.N with C.S. in Psychiatric nursing
  2. M.A./M.Sc in Clinical Psychology
  3. M.S degree in Psychiatry
  4. M.A./M.Sc in Counselling Psycho-logy

A

MCQ 107: The academic related psychological problems are dealt by________.

  1. Industrial Psychologist
  2. Social Psychologist
  3. Academic Psychologist
  4. Clinical Psychologist

C

MCQ 108: Psychology in the work place is the subject matter of________.

  1. Industrial and organisational Psychology
  2. Social Psychology
  3. Academic Psychology
  4. Clinical Psychology

A

MCQ 109: According to Darwin, the variation in behaviour passed from one generation to next generation is due to ________.

  1. Selection
  2. Cultural Changes
  3. Inheritance
  4. None of the above

C

MCQ 110: Study of gender difference is the subject matter of ________.

  1. Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  2. Social Psychology
  3. Developmental Psychology
  4. Clinical Psychology

C