Psychology class 12 Important Questions

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Psychology Sample Paper class 12

1 mark questions

Question: What do you suggest should be the ideal age of the President of India? This is an example of ________ type of interview question.
(a) Closed ended
(b) Open ended
(c) Mirror question
(d) Bipolar ended

Question: Define Self Esteem?

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Question: Match the TWO lists and choose the correct match from the given options:

1. Triarchic theory A. Thurston
2. Two Factor theory B. Carl Jung
3. Analytical psychology C. Spearman
4.  Primary mental abilities D. Robert Sternberg


5. J.P.Dass. Cognitive therapy
6. Howard Gardener Existential therapy
7. Victor Frankl Pass model
8. Albert Ellis Multiple intelligence

Question: Psychological problems are caused by inadequacies in the way an individual thinks, feel and perceive. (a) True (b) False

Question: What do you mean by Giftedness?

Question: Define assessment?

Question: Friedman and Rosenman`s theory of personality is known as____

Question: What do you mean by I.Q.?

Question: The craze for thinness valued by models and actors is termed as ____.

Question: Define aptitude?

Question: Define Self Efficacy?

Question: ‘People have freedom and choices’ is the core assumption of ____ therapy.
(a) Cognitive
(b) Gestalt
(c) Behaviour
(d) Client Centered

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Question: ‘Changing our behaviour can change how we think and feel’. Give an example.

Question: What is E.Q.?

Question: Define intelligence?

Question: What do you mean by DSM-IV?

Question: Riya`s husband works in a call centre. In spite of knowing his odd hours of returning. She continues to have prolonged, vague and intense fear, accompanied by hyper vigilance, showing a kind of anxiety. Identify the type of anxiety she is suffering from?

Question: Name any two Wechsler scales?

Question: What is meant by spatial intelligence?

Question: What do you mean by Aptitude?

Question: Who has given the theory of primary mental abilities?

Question: _____is also known as diffusion of responsibility.

Question: Define Componential Intelligence?

Question: What is actor-observer effect?

Question: What is cognitive consistency?

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In social cognition, category based schemas that are related to groups of people are known as ___

Question: What is Evaluative apprehension?

2 marks questions

Question: Elucidate any TWO characteristics of emotionally intelligent individual.

Question: Explain the Multifactor intellect theory by Guilford?

Question: Differentiate between Psychometric and information processing approaches?

Question: Mention TWO Affects that can affect the impression formation?


Explain any two technique of self regulation?

Question: Explain task-oriented coping.

Question: State any TWO techniques of self regulation.

Question: Explain intellect theory by Spearman?

Question: Name three types of intelligence by Robert Gardner.

Question: Explain Componential Intelligence in Triarhic theory of intelligence?

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Question: Distinguish between obsession and compulsion.

Question: What is the idea of  Contextual Intelligence in Triarhic theory of intelligence?

Question: Mention IQ ranges of mild, moderate and severe levels of mental retardation.

Question: Is behaviour always the self reflection of  one`s attitude. Explain?

Question: State any TWO techniques of self regulation.

Question: Differentiate B/W trait and type approaches of personality?

Question: Describe Karen Horney`s optimism

3 marks questions

Question: Critically evaluate the method of behavioural rating for assessing personality.

Question: What are the techniques of self regulation? Explain.

Question: Differentiate between the Indian and western notion of self?

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Question: What is social facilitation effect? Discuss with the help of example.

Question: A person shows break – up in relationships, increased body weight, poor.

Question: What are the main types of intelligence tests?

Question: Explain the concept of buddhi in Indian context?

Question: Performance in school and at work. State the factors predisposing this disorder.

Question: Describe any four functions performed by beliefs.

Question: How creativity is related to intelligence?

Question: What are Source Characteristics? Describe any TWO causes.

Question: What are the salient features of Stress Resistant personalities?

Question: Explain the concept of Technological intelligence and integral intelligence?

Question: Give the meaning of attribution. Explain fundamental attribution error with the help of an example.

Question: Intelligence is interplay of Nature and Nurture. Explain?

4 marks Questions

Question: ‘Projective techniques were developed to assess unconscious motives and feelings’. Elaborate the statement and explain TWO such techniques.

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Question: Compare the trait approaches given by Allport and Cattell to understand personality.

Question: What are the effects of stress on the psychological functioning of an Individual?

Question: What is prejudice? Write any THREE sources which lead to the development of prejudices.

Question: What are the techniques/Treatment used in the rehabilitation of the mentally ill?

Question: Given what you know about the coping strategies? What Suggestion would you give to your friends to avoid stress in daily life.

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Question: Elucidate the differences in various areas of functioning at different levels of mental Retardation.

5 marks questions

Question: Explain the concept of intellectual deficiency and Giftedness with the help of normal curve?

Question: Explain the theory of multiple intelligence with any four types?

Question: Explain three stages in pass model of intelligence?

6 marks questions

Question: Distinguish between psychometric and information processing approaches to Intelligence. Elaborate any ONE theory representing information processing approach.

Question: Explain  Attitude  change theory by Frietz Heider with examples and Diagram.

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