Cognitive Psychology MCQs With Answers

1. Secondary memory is

A. Immediate memory 

B. Indirect memory 

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  B. Indirect memory

 

2. William James was born in.

A. 1832

B. 1842

C. 1852

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  B. 1842

 

3. Who discovered the primary-recency effect.

A. Mary calkins 

B. Williams James

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  A. Mary calkins

 

4. Dualistic model contains.

A. Primary memory 

B. Secondary memory 

C. Both 

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  C. Both  

 

5. A standard skill task in a laboratory is a task.

A. Mirror reversal tasks 

B. Middle reversal task

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  A. Mirror reversal tasks  

 

6. The central executive acts much like a.

A. Supervisor 

B. Manager 

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  A. Supervisor   

 

7. There are how many extraordinary memory operations in terms of three principles that account for skilled memory.

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

View Answer

  B. 3 

 

8. Long term memory is for. 

A. Lifetime period 

B. Limited period 

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  A. Lifetime period  

 

9. The ability to navigate through our world is an important skill with obvious.

A. Benefits 

B. Flaws 

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  A. Lifetime period  

 

10. You will ever learn anything if you do not pay.

A. Money

B. Attention 

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  B. Attention 

 

11. Movie which consider characters with short term memory loss. 

A. Memento 

B. Finding Nemo 

C. Both 

D. None 

 

12. Autobiographical memories are memories of past history.

A. Individual 

B. Group 

 

13. How many types of codes are in Long Term Memory. 

A. 1 

B. 2

C. 3

 

14. TOT stands for.

A. Tip of tongue 

B. Taste of tongue 

 

15. Brain takes clues from other parts of. 

A. Cognitive system 

B. Structural system

 

16. Cognitive ability to know one’s self, time and place.

A. Attention

B. Orientation

 

17. Some researchers have hypothesized the existence of a.

A. Grandfather cell

B. Grandmother cell

C. Father cell

D. Mother cell

 

18. Changes in the pattern of the original stimuli still allow you to recognize him accurately because of.

A. Conscious interference 

B. Unconscious interference

 

19. Faces are perceived when often they are not.

A. Symmetrical 

B. Asymmetrical 

 

20. How the brain recognizes patterns and objects is called.

A. Pattern matching 

B. Template matching 

 

21. Even the most ornate or silly font is. 

A. Legible 

B. Illegible 

 

22. Priming effect is. 

A. Visual 

B. Conceptual 

 

23. How we extract information from complex stimuli is.

A. Feature analysis 

B. Systematic analysis 

C. Symmetrical analysis 

 

24. How many theoretical models of prototype formation have emerged.

A. 3

B. 2

C. 4

 

25. Immediate memory is.

A. Primary memory 

B. Secondary memory 

 

26. The study of speech sounds and how they are used.

A. Phonology

B. Philosophy

 

27. Edward C. Tolman developed the concept of a cognitive map in.

A. 1886-1959

B. 1886-1958  

C. 1886-1957

D. 1886-1956

 

28. Attempt to explain particular aspects of phenomena and are often used to test hypothesis.

A. Metaphor

B. Perspective

C. Theory

D. Model

 

29. Imagery that invokes colours, shapes, or anything that can be perceived.

A. Visual Imagery 

B. Visual cortex 

 

30. The fatty outer covering of a neuron’s axon that facilitates neural transmission in some neurons.

A. Myelin Sheath

B. Axon

C. Dendrites

 

31. A surgical procedure involving the removal of regions of the brain.

A. Surgery

B. Lobotomy 

 

32. Stages of cognitive development developed by.

A. William James      

B. Jean Piaget

 

33. Plays a part in language and memory.

A. Frontal Lobe

B. Temporal Lobe

 

34. The subjective feeling that information is readily available but in the absence of the ability to recall such information.

A. Tip of the tongue phenomenon

B. Transaxial magnetic stimulator

 

35. Infancy. 

A. 0-12 months

B. 12 months-1 year

 

36. Thinking that is directed toward the solving of a specific problem.

A. Creativity

B. Problem solving

 

37. The top layer of the brain involved in “higher-order” mental functions.

A. Corpus Callosum 

B. Cerebral Cortex 

 

38. The duration of sensory memory is.

A. Less than sec

B. 30 sec to 1 min  

 

39. Nerve cell with specialized processes that constitutes the structural and functional.

unit of nerve tissue.

A. Cell body

B. Neuron 

 

40. The entity which a study is attempting to examine and analyse.

A. Unit of Analysis

B. single cell study

 

41. Memories so painful or traumatic that they are not expressed in consciousness.

A. Repression

B. Repressed memories

 

42. The simulation of neural nets in computer architecture.

A. Sensation

B. Illusion

C. Perceptron

43. A person who took part in your experiment, is called.
A.Object
B.Experimenter
C.Subject
D.Experimental
44. Gives the reader a quick idea of what you did.
A.Abstract   
B.Introduction
C.Title
D.Report
45. Background information about previous research is provided in.
A.Abstract
B.Introduction 
C.Title
D.Report
46. The information that can be stored in short term memory, can  range.
A.7 items
B.7±2 items   
C.5 items
D.9 items
47. How did I actually carry it out. This question is covered in the  section.
A.Introduction
B.Apparatus
C.Title
D.Method
48. A variable that is manipulated to determine, is called Independent variable.
A.Yes
B.No
49. Summaries your main result in.
A.Tables
B.Conclusions 
C.Main results
D.Introduction
50. A variable that is being measured, is called.
A.Independent variable
B.Dependent variable 
C.Both a & b
52. Which does not receive a test variable is known as.
A.Object
B.Experimenter group
C.Control group
D.Experimental group
53. are individuals who seems to be participants but in reality are part of research team.
A.Confederates
B.Stooge
C.Both a&b   
D.None of these
54. memory span is always greater in.
A.Forward   
B.Backward
C.Both a&b
D.None of these
55. Muller Lyer illusion creates due to.
A.Length
B.Eyes
C.Wings
D.Person
56. Independent variable of memory span is.
A.No of digits
B.Measurement of memory
C.Reaction time
D.None of these
57. Dependent variable of mental set problem solving is.
A.No of digits
B.List of words
C.Reaction time  
D.None of these
58. A misrepresentation of a real sensory stimulus.
A.Perception
B.Illusion   
C.Both a & b
D.Common sense
59. is a type of social influence involving a change in behavior.
A.Conformity 
B.Confederates
C.Researcher
D.None of these
60. A process by which individual pieces of an information set  are broken down and      grouped togrther.
A.Recall
B.Chunking
C.Memory
D.Amnesia
61. The ability to see, hear or become aware of something through senses.
A.Perception   
B.Illusion
C.Both a & b
62. ——- is a type of social influence involving a change in behavior.
A.Conformity 
B.Confederates
C.Researcher
D.None of these
63. A process by which individual pieces of an information set  are broken down and      grouped togrther.
A.Recall
B.chunking
C.Memory
D.Amnesia
ANSWER: B
64. Summaries your main result in
A.Tables
B.conclusions  
C.main results
D.introduction
65. In zeigarnik effect practical  questionnaire is.
A.IV 
B.DV
66. Summaries your main result in.
A.Tables
B.conclusions  
C.main results
D.introduction
67. In Muller lyer  there are two lines one is standard and other is.
A.local
B.moving   
68. According to zeigarnik which tasks can better recall
A.Incomplete 
B.complete
69. is a tentative statement about a relationship between two or more variables.
A.Report
B.hypothesis 
C.Result
D.Dependent variable
70. list of digits in digit memory span practical is.
A.IV   
B.DV
71. Zeiganik effect practical is about to.
A.Recall   
B.Learning
C.Forgetting
D.Zeigarnik
72. Remembrance of what has been learned or experienced is called.
A.Recall 
B.Learning
C.Forgetting
D.Zeigarnik
73. Muller Lyer illusion creates due to.
A.length
B.Eyes
C.Wings   
D.Person
74. Independent variable of memory span is.
A.No of digits
B.Measurement of memory
C.reaction time
D.none of these
75. Anything we remember that happened more than a few minutes ago.
A.STM
B.LTM 
C.sensory memory
D.none of these
76. In digit memory span  forward memory span is —than the backward memory span.
A.lesser
B.greater
C.same
D.none of these
77. Dependent variable of mental set problem solving is.
A.No of digits
B.list of words
C.reaction time  
D.none of these

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