SET General Paper

Aptitude in Teaching

1. Who said “Personality is the dynamic organization within the individual of those psycho physical systems that determine his unique adjustment to his environment”:
Ans. Allport

2. The two types of instincts according to Freud are:
Ans. Life instinct and death instinct

3. Eysenck’s approach to personality assessment is a ......... theory.
Ans. Hierarchical

4. Defense mechanisms are ways of handling:
Ans. Stress

5. According to Freud, the oedipas or electra complex is formed during:
Ans. Phallic stage

6. “Grapes are sour” this is an example of:
Ans. Rationalization

7. Physical appearance affects the individual’s willingness to:
Ans. Interact

8. An organized group is perceived if items are close together. This is associated with the:
Ans. Law of proximity

9. The Gestalt Theory of perception was presented in the year:
Ans. 1912

10. Perception relates to a person’s:
Ans. Maturation

11. Thorndike belonged to which country:
Ans. USA

12. Pavlov mastered in:
Ans. Classical conditioning

13. Learning by observing is learned by:
Ans. Imitation

14. ......... theory of operant conditioning is an extension of theories of Pavlov:
Ans. Skinner’s

15. ......... Is the key term for understanding operant conditioning:
Ans. Reinforcement

16. The other stimulus is called ......... in classical conditioning.
Ans. US

17. ......... theory of operant conditioning is an extension of earlier S-R theories:
Ans. B.F Skinner’s

18. Intrinsic motivations are:
Ans. Drives

19. Reward and punishment is a form of:
Ans. Extrinsic motivation

20. Skinner’s box is used for:
Ans. Incidental learning

21. If a research contributes new knowledge in the form of new theory, idea or principle, it is termed as:
Ans. Experimental research

22. A research which follows flexible design, which can be changed according to the conveience of the investigator:
Ans. Action research

23. In a research, the type of data to be required and the type of methods of data analysis to be used are indicated by the:
Ans. Hypothesis

24. From the year 1938- 47, it is treated as stage in research:
Ans. Period of international recognition

25. The root mean square deviation about Arithmetic mean is termed:
Ans. Standard deviation

26. The scale of measurement in which numbering of classification is made according to the differences or similarity observed with respect to some characteristics:
Ans. Nominal scale

27. The best measure of dispersion is:
Ans. Standard deviation

28. For a normal curve the mean, median and mode are:
Ans. Same

29. The flatness or peakedness of a frequency distribution refers to:
Ans. Kurtosis

30. For a normal curve, the value of measure of skewness is:
Ans. 0

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