Higher Secondary School Teacher Exam 100 Questions Solved

Higher Secondary School Teacher Exam 100 Questions Solved

Exam: Higher Secondary School Teacher (Junior) in Psychology

Date of Exam 26-07-2022

Total No. of Questions; 100

No. of Solved Questions available in Part 1:50 Questions (Solved)

Higher Secondary School Teacher Exam Questions Solved- Part 1

Question No # 1:-

Name the process of converting physical energy into electrical impulses in the sensory receptors?





Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question No # 2:-When the food container was opened dog begins to salivate. In this situation, the sound of the opening the metallic container is acting as what?

A:-Natural stimulus

B:-Neutral stimulus

C:-Conditioned stimulus

D:-Unconditioned stimulus

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question No # 3:-Which of the following test can measure the Need for Achievement?


B:-Standford Binet



Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question No # 4:-All college students like ice cream. Sam is a college student; therefore, Sam like ice cream – This type reasoning is known as?

A:-Inductive reasoning

B:-Deductive reasoning

C:-Analogical reasoning

D:-Hypothesis testing

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question No # 5:-Pain sensations in the skin, muscles and joints carried on large nerve fibres is known as?

A:-Somatic pain

B:-Visceral pain

C:-Phantom limb pain

D:-Kinaesthetic pain

Correct Answer:- Option-A

Question No # 6:-Meaningful interpretation of sensation is known as?





Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question7:-Name the phenomenon in which the use of processing knowledge to organize individual features into a unified whole?

A:-Bottom-up processing

B:-Top-down processing

C:-Levels of processing

D:-Parallel processing

Correct Answer:- Option-A

Question No # 8:-Which of the  following are based on operant conditioning

(i)   Premack principle

(ii)  Aversion therapy

(iii) Systematic desensitization

(iv) Sensory preconditioning

(v)  Contingency management

(vii) Token economy

A:-(i), (ii), (v)

B:-(i), (v), (vi)

C:-(v), (iv),(vi)

D:-(ii), (iii), (iv)

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Higher Secondary School Teacher Exam 100 Questions Solved

Question9:-Which of the following theorists did not propose more than one factor of intelligence in his theory?





Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question10:-A salesman earns 5000/- rupees as an incentive for every car sold by him. which  type of reinforcement schedule is this?

A:-Fixed interval

B:-Fixed ratio

C:-Variable interval

D:-Variable ratio

Correct Answer:- Option-B

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Question11:-Match the following and select the correct matching pairs as answer

(i)  Phonemes                (a)    The rules for determining the meaning of words and sentence

(ii) Semantics                (b)    The basic units of sound in language

(iii) Syntax                    (c)     Practical ways of communicating with others

(iv)  Pragmatics             (d)     The rules for combining words and phrases to form

grammatically correct sentences

A:-(i)-b,  (ii)-c,  (iii)-d,  (iv)-a

B:-(i)-b,  (ii)-d,   (iii)-a,  (iv)-c

C:-(i)-b,  (ii)-c,   (iii)-d,  (iv)-a

D:-(i)-b,  (ii)-a,   (iii)-d,  (iv)-c

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question12:-The rails appearing to be meeting at a distance even  though they are parallel. Which of the following explains this?



C:-relative size

D:-Linear perspective

Correct Answer:- Option-D


The fear to presence of crowds and difficulty to escape to a safe place is more likely a symptom of




D:-Panic disorder

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question14:-Latent learning explains that learning can occur

A:-Without stimulus

B:-Without reinforcement

C:-Without response

D:-Without cognition

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question15:-PASS model of intelligence consists of which of the following combination. Choose the correct one

A:-Preparation, Attention-Arousal, Simulation, Selection processing

B:-Planning, Attention-Arousal, Selection, Simulation processing

C:-Planning, Attention-Arousal, Simultaneous, Successive processing

D:-Preparation, Attention-Arousal, Selection, Simulation processing

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question16:-Which part of the limbic system is primarily responsible for hunger motivation?





Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question17:-The tendency to search for evidence that fits one’s  beliefs while ignoring any evidence  that does not fit  those beliefs is known as?

A:-Mental Set

B:-Functional fixedness

C:-Confirmation Bias

D:-Fundamental Attribution Error

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question18:-Which theory explains afterimage?

A:-Trichromatic theory

B:-Dual process theory

C:-Opponent process theory

D:-Place theory

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question19:-Choose the correct answer from the combinations given below

(i)   Metacognition is higher order thinking

(ii)   Psycholinguistics is the study of language  as it related to the human mind

(iii)   Concepts are ideas that represent a class or category of objects, events, or activities

(iv)   Prototype is an example of a concept that closely matches the defining characteristics of

the concept

A:-Only (ii), (iii), (iv) are true

B:-Only (i) and (ii) are true

C:-(i), (ii), (iii), (iv) are true

D:-Only (iii) and (iv) are true

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question20:-Which are the primary colours in trichromatic theory?

A:-Red, yellow, Blue

B:-Red, Green, Yellow

C:-Red, Blue, Green

D:-Red, Green, Black

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question21:-What are the four components of observational learning?

A:-Attention, retention, Imitation, reproduction

B:-Attention, Motivation, Reproduction,Action

C:-Attention,Retention, Reproduction, Motivation

D:-Attention, Reproduction, Reprocessing, Motivation

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question22:-The concept of emotional intelligence was first introduced by whom?

A:-Howard Gardner

B:-Danial Goleman

C:-Antonakis and Roberts

D:-Salovey and Mayer

Correct Answer:- Option-D


According to Guilford which one of the following is primary identifying feature of creativity?

A:-Convergent Thinking

B:-Divergent Thinking

C:-Heuristic Thinking

D:-Trial and Error

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question24:-Alcohol abuse over a period can result in brain damage and memory disorder due to Vitamin B deficiency. The medical condition is known as

A:-Alcohol withdrawal

B:-Psychogenic forgetting

C:-Anterograde amnesia

D:-Korsakoff’s syndrome

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question25:-Which of the following is not an example of problem-solving methods?

(i)    Heuristics

(ii)   Algorithms

(iii)  Working Backward

(iv)   Functional fixedness

(v)  Subgoals

A:-(iii) only

B:-(iii) and (iv) only

C:-(iv) only

D:-(i) and (v) only

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question26:-‘Aha experience’ is commonly  associated with which type of learning?

A:-Sign learning

B:-Latent learning

C:-Operant conditioning

D:-Insight learning

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question27:-Choose the TRUE statement

A:-g-factor theory was proposed by Thurstone

B:-Jerome Bruner’s intelligence theory is process oriented

C:-Analytic, creative, practical intelligence are the three components in Spearman’s Triarchic theory

D:-Fluid intelligence and crystalized intelligence was proposed by Gardner

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question28:-According to Freud’s psychoanalytic theory which one of the following relies on primary process?



C:-Super Ego

D:-Ego ideal

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question29:-What is the method of transferring information from STM into LTM by making that information meaningful?

A:-Maintenance rehearsal

B:-Elaborative rehearsal

C:-Shallow processing

D:-Sensory processing

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question30:-Which of the following statements are TRUE

(i)   Learned helplessness was proposed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

(ii)  Learned helplessness is the tendency to fail to act to escape from a situation because of a history of repeat failure in the past

(iii)  Concept learned helpless can explain depression

(iv)  learned helplessness is due to a higher-level region of brain vmPFC which helps subjects determine what is controllable.

A:-(i), (ii), (iii)

B:-(ii), (iii), (iv)

C:-(i), (iii), (iv)

D:-(i), (ii), (iv)

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question31:-What type of intelligence, according to Howard Gardner would be most likely to be present in psychologists characterized by the ability to understand other and social






Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question32:-Name the step involves estimating the resources available to the person for coping with the threat in cognitive mediation theory of Lazarus?

A:-Primary Appraisal

B:-Secondary Appraisal

C:-Tertiary Appraisal

D:-Quaternary Appraisal

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question33:-Who proposed the Frustration-Aggression hypothesis?

A:-Mc Clelland

B:-Edward B  Tolman


D:-John Dollard

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question34:-Select the correct answer

(i)   Habituation is the decrease of a behavioural response to a stimulus after repeated stimulation

(ii)   Sensitization is an increase in response to mild stimuli as exposure to more intense stimuli

(iii)  In pruning unnecessary neural connections in the CNS are discarded

(iv)  Long term potentiation appears to be one form of Hebbian learning

A:-Only (i), (ii), (iii) are true

B:-Only (ii), (iii), (iv) are true

C:-Only (i), (iii), (iv) are true

D:-(i), (ii), (iii), (iv) are true

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question35:-“I am trembling. therefore, I am afraid”. Which theory best explain this statement?

A:-Cannon-Bard Theory

B:-James-Lange Theory

C:-Opponent process Theory

D:-Schachter Singer Theory

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question36:-Item writing should not include which of the following guide lines

A:-Use stereo typed words

B:-Items must not be too easy

C:-Avoid non functional words

D:-Avoid interlocking items

Correct Answer:- Option-A

Question37:-Index of difficulty is high for an item indicate

A:-Item answered by 90%

B:-High discrimination

C:-Low discrimination

D:-Item answered by 50%

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question38:-Which of the following is not a characteristic of random errors

A:-Inflates score

B:-Depress score

C:-Work in negative direction

D:-Never tend to cancel each other

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question39:-Every thing with regard to construct validity is true except

A:-Complex and difficult

B:-Same as factorial validity

C:-Established by convergent validation

D:-Not established by discriminant validation

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question40:-TAT is which type of projective test?





Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question41:-Match the following

(a)    probaility sample                (1)   stratum of population drawn non randomly

(b)    Non probability sample       (2)    Area sampling

(c)    Cluster sample                   (3)    Simple random sampling

(d)     Quota sample                    (4)    Purposive sampling





Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question42:-Read the following

Assertion (A) : Randomising, matching and counterbalancing eliminate extraneous variance

Reason (R)  Research design act as a control mechanism which enable the researcher to control unwanted variances

A:-Both (A) and (R) are true  and (R) is the correct explanation of A

B:-Both (A) and (R) are true  and (R) is not the  correct explanation of A

C:-(A) is true but (R) is false

D:-(A) is false but (R) is true

Correct Answer:- Option-A

Question No # 43:-An early method of changing behaviour through unstructured group interaction


B:-Sensitivity training

C:-Process feedback

D:-Intergroup development

Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question No # 44:-Which of the following is not a necessary diagnostic criteria for Dementia in Alzheimer’s disease with early onset?

A:-Rapid progression of symptoms

B:-Multiple disorders of higher cortical function

C:-Family history of Alzheimer’s disease

D:-Onset before the age of 65 years

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question45:-Which of the following is not a symptom of catatonic schizophernia?


B:-Automatic obedience


D:-Absence of violent excitement

Correct Answer:- Option-D

Question46:-A persistent instability of mood, involving numerous periods of mild depression and mild elation is a symptom of



C:-Bipolar affective disorder


Correct Answer:- Option-B

Question No # 47:-The type of conduct disorder characteristically seen in children below age of 9 or 10 years is

A:-Antisocial personality disorder


C:-Oppositional defiant disorder

D:-Hyperkinetic disorder

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question No # 48:-Match the following

(a)   Paranoid  personality         (1)      self-dramatization

(b)   Schizoid personality           (2)     perfectionism

(c)   Histrionic personality         (3)     High sensitiveness to setbacks

(d)   Anankastic personality       (4)    Emotional coldness

A:-a-2, b-1, c-4, d-3

B:-a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1

C:-a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2

D:-a-2, b-3, c-4, d-1

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question No # 49:-Read the following

Assertion (A)  :  Pervasive developmental disorder is defined by abnormal functioning in social interaction, communication and restricted, repetitive behaviour

Reason (B)  :    The disorder  manifest after the age of three years and occurs in girls three to four times more often than in boys

A:-Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of A

B:-Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of A

C:-(A) is true but (R) is false

D:-(A) is false but (R) is true

Correct Answer:- Option-C

Question No # 50:-

Radha enjoys oil painting. She often spends hours making beautiful paintings. her enjoyment in the task is her own. She does all those for her own happiness and not for

money or approval. We can call this type of motivation as

A:-Drive  reduction




Correct Answer:- Option-B

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