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PSYCHOLOGY
(Three hours)

(Candidates are allowed o ddilional 15 minutes for only reading the paper.

They must NOT start writing during this time.)

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Answer Question I from Part I and five questions from Part ZL choosing two question from

Section A, and three questions from Section B

intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

PART I 

(Compulsory)

Question 1

Answer briefly each of the questions (i) to (xx).

(i)    Who put forward the theory of Multiple intelligence?

(ii)   Explain the term Delinquency.                 [20]

(iii)  Show with a example the relationship between perception and attitude.

(iv)  What is secondary cognitive appraisal?

(v)   Name the stage in Piaget’s Theory of cognitive development that is related to the period of infancy.

(vi) Who put forward the concept fully functioning persons?

(vii) Briefly explain what the subject in Asch’s Study of Conformity were asked to do.

(viii) Explain the term development.

(ix) What is meant by counselling psychology?

(x) Name any two levels of consciousness put forward by Freud.

(xi) What is meant by matching individuals with jobs?

(xii) Name Kohlberg’s level of moral development during childhood.

(xiii) Mention any one characteristic of generalized anxiety disorder.

(xiv) What is mean by gender stereotypes?

(xv) Mention any one characteristic of paranoid schizophrenia.

(xvi) Name two factors put forward by Charles Spearman to explain intelligence.

(xvii) What is meant by organizational psychology?

(xviii) Mention any two internal causes of stress.

(xix) What is meant by the terms interest?

(xx) Explain rehabilitation as a technique of Psychotherapy.

Part II

Section A

Answer any two Question

Question 2

(a) Explain the key concepts of Raymond Cattell’s theory of intelligence.              [10]

(b) Give any two reasons for assessing aptitude. Describe the test battery used for assessing aptitude.

Question 3
(a) Mention the levels of intelligence. Give any seven associated characteristics of  the gifted.             [10]

(b) Describe psychosexual stages of development as given by Freud.

Question 4
(a) Explain the Karen Horney’s concept of personality. [10]

(b) Describe the inventory used for understanding personality.

SECTION B
Answer any three questions

 Question 5
(a) Explain the cognitive development that takes place during adolescence.     [10]

(b) Describe the emergence of attachment during infancy.

Question 6
(a) Explain the distress cycle.      [10]

(b) Explain briefly any five defense mechanisms that are used by individuals as ineffective strategies in coping with stress.

Question 7

(a) Describe the different perspectives of how Abnormal behaviour is viewed, emphasizing on the biological, psychological and socio-cultural aspects.   [10]

(b) Explain Client Centered Therapy.

Question 8

(a) Attitudes determine behaviour Discuss.      [10]

(b) Discuss any five biases in forming judgements about other peoples behaviour.

Question 9

Write short notes on any two of the following:

(a) The importance of study of life span development. [10]

(b) The role of a counsellor in dealing with couples and families.

(c)  How psychology can help in preventing crimes.

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