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General Psychology – Old Question Paper 2008 | Semester: Spring

questionGeneral Psychology
Old Question Paper
Year: 2008 | Semester: Spring
Pokhara University

Exam 2008 Spring

Attempt all the questions.

1. a. Define Psychology. How does Behavioural Approach differ from the Cognitive Approach in understanding people’s behaviour? [7]
b. Describe observation method as an important method to explain the human behaviour. [8]

2. a. Describe the functions of a Central Nervous system. [8]
b. What is the relationship between sympathetic and para-sympathetic nervous system? [7]
Define stress. How can stressors be managed by an individual and an organization? [8]
Explain the nature and types of emotions. Describe in brief the development and differentiation of emotions. [7]

3. a. What does trace-decay theory and repression theory say about forgetting? [8]
b. What are the different schedules of reinforcement used to help an employee learn a desired behavior? Explain with examples. [7]

4. a. What do you understand by distraction? Will you be able to perform efficiently it you divide your attention in many activities? [8]
b. Is information an inborn trait or learnt behavior? What do you understand by ‘g’ and ‘s’ factors in intelligence? [7]

5. a. What is perception. What are the various factors affecting perception? Explain. [8]
b. “ Sensation is a raw material for experience”. Explain. [7]

6. a. How is the concept of ‘sports’ developed amongst children? Explain with the process of concept formation. [8]
b. Compare and contrast Rorschach Ink-Blot test and TAT. [7]

7. Write short notes on .(Any Two) [2×5=10]
a. Olfactory sensation
b. Introspection method
c. Illusion and Hallucination


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