General Psychology – Old Question Paper 2006| Semester – Spring

questionGeneral Psychology
Old Question Paper
Year: 2006 | Semester : Spring
Pokhara University
Management Notes

Exam 2006 Spring

Attempt all the questions.

1. a. Define Psychology. Can Psychology be applied by managers in an organization for better employer-employee relations? Explain. [8]
b. Describe the functions of the peripheral nervous system in coordinating human behaviour. [7]

2. a. Describe the nature of personality. Also, assess the relationship between personality and culture. [4+4]
b. Define sensation. How does visual sensation lead to perception? [7]
Differentiate between hallucination and delusion.

3. a. How reliable is observation as a method for studying human behaviour? [7]
b. What is concept formation and why is it crucial in problem solving process? [8]

4. a. Make clear the following example in the light of classical conditioning learning. “Hari’s mouth waters when he eats anything with ice-cream in It. One day, while reading an advertisement that shows a big scoop of ice-cream, Hari notices his mouth watering.” [5]
b. Define memory. Explain with examples, the methods of controlling forgetting. [5]
c. Differentiate between operant conditioning and trial and error learning. [5]

5. Is ‘stress’ good or bad? In detail, explain the causes and remedies of individual and organizational stressors. [15]

6. a. What are the causes of illusion? Also, with examples, give details about the universal illusion. [8]
b. Clarify the relationship between mental age (MA) and chronological age (CA) in determining a person’s intelligence Quotient (IQ). [7]
Define Intelligence. What is the significance of ‘g’ and ‘s’ factors in intelligence?

7. Write short notes (Any Two): [2×5=10]
a. Span of attention
b. TAT Test
c. Convergent and Divergent Thinking
d. Neural Impulse

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