Home
Looking for Previous Year IAS Papers? Download now free!
You will be auto-sent a link to download the IAS Past Papers & Model Papers when you join the IAS Free Training Group

Home | Downloads | Careers | Books |IAS Online TutorialsIAS online Tutorials | Advertise Advertise| Contact Us | About Us | ForumForum| Link to usLink to us
Login Saturday, November 25, 2017

IAS Resources
About IAS
IAS Preparation
IAS Careers
IAS Syllabus
IAS Online Tutorials
IAS Free Online Exam
Indian Forest Service
Indian Engineering Service
Indian Foreign Service
Indian Police Service
Record and Opinion
Books and Links
Free Downloads
Miscellaneous


Home » IAS Previous Question Papper » IAS Mains Previous Years Paper : Psychology (2002)
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
>


IAS Mains Previous Years Paper : Psychology (2002)

IAS Mains Previous Years Paper : Psychology (2002)

Sub Date: 10/8/2009

IAS Mains Previous Years Paper : Psychology (2002)

PAPER - I
SECTION A
1. Answer any three of the following in not more than 200 words each :
(a) 'Attention develops from unfocussed scanning to focussed planfulness. Discuss giving illustrative examples.
(b) Is subliminal perception a myth or a reality ? Answer citing relevant experimental evidence.
(c) 'Psychology is called a science not because of its subject matter but because of the scientific method used in studying its subject matter.' Write a detailed explanatory note.
(d) Evaluate questionnaire as a tool for collecting data for psychological research. Offer suggestions for increasing its utility as a research tool.

2. What is observational learning? How does it differ from other forms of learning? Give three examples to explain its nature.

3. Can human memory be improved? If yes, what techniques would you recommend? Explain how each technique proposed by you can bring about improvement in memory.

4. Discuss fully the relative roles of genetic and environmental factors in determining human behaviour. Cite findings of related studies in support of your answer.

SECTION B
5. Answer any three of the following in not more than 200 words each:
(a) Explain and evaluate the view that hypnosis represents 'dissociated experience and dissociated control.'
(b) Is aggression an innate tendency or an externally elicited behaviour? Answer with suitable examples to substantiate your view.
(c) State and critically evaluate Slobin's cognitive theory of language development.
(d) Describe in detail the Thurstone's method of scale-construction.

6. What is emotional intelligence? Has it revolutionized our knowledge of human abilities? Describe the method of measuring it.

7. 'Human behaviour is elicited by expectations of desirable outcomes.' Discuss this statement to bring out the cognitive aspects of human motivation.

8. Elucidate Rogers' concept of a fully functioning person'. Indicate the importance of self- concept and anxiety in his account of human personality.

PAPER - II
SECTION A
1. Answer an" three of the following (Each answer should not exceed 200 words) :
(a) Elucidate the nature of individual differences. Describe the methods of validity and reliability.
(b) Describing the important features of client centered therapy, present the similarities and differences between psychoanalytic therapy and client centered therapy.
(c) Discuss the various conditions under which the teaching-learning process occurs. Defining learning styles indicate how knowledge of learning style of student would contribute to more effective teaching-learning process.
(d) Enumerate the importance of Personnel Selection and Training in Industries. Describe the more commonly used psychological tests in personnel selection and evaluation of training effects.

2. Discuss critically the ethical issues involved in the construction and use of psychological tests.

3. Compare Cognitive Therapies and Behaviour Therapies. Present behaviour therapy as a method of treatment for anxiety disorders.

4. Discussing the various programme towards prevention of mental disorders in the society, present in detail the role of psychologists in rehabilitating the mentally ill persons.

SECTION B
5. Answer any three of the following: (Each answer should not exceed 200 words)
(a) Elucidate the concept of "Social Integration". How would you use this concept in bringing about unity amongst people of different castes, religion, language and class in India?
(b) Trace the developments in the emerging field of sports psychology.
(c) Enumerate the important characteristics of entrepreneurial behaviour. Describe the test you would use to identify the entrepreneurial qualities in a person.
(d) What are the important indicators of environmental degradation? What measures would you suggest to prevent and arrest this degradation?

6. Discuss critically the benefits of distance learning. How would you use Information Technology and Mass Media for bringing about 100% literacy in India through distance learning?

7. Critically enunciate the use of psychological counselling in assisting personnel to adjust to the military life.

8. What are the consequences of population explosions? How can psychologists help in motivating the public to adopt "small family" norm?



More IAS Previous Question Papper
1



Discussion Center

Discuss

Query

Feedback/ Suggestion

Yahoo Groups

Sirfdosti Groups

Contact Us







Members Login Here!
EmailId:
Password:


Forgot Password?
New User? Register!
Toppers View



INTERVIEW EBOOK
Get 9,000+ Interview Questions & Answers in an eBook. Interview Question & Answer Guide
  • 9,000+ Interview Questions
  • All Questions Answered
  • 5 FREE Bonuses
  • Free Upgrades

IAS PREPARATION EBOOKS

IAS Exam, IAS 2017, IAS 2018 Training, IAS 2016 Papers and Solutions, IAS Preparation & Related Pages


IAS Forum | Civil Services | IAS Overview | How to Prepare for IAS | IAS Eligibility Criteria | IAS Exam Pattern | IAS Exam Syllabus | IAS Application Form Centers | Sections Under IAS Examinations | Postings of an IAS Officer | Method of Making Notes | Style of Answering Questions | Time Management | IAS Regulations | Cut off Marks in IAS | Training Institutes for IAS | IAS Tips | Time Table for IAS 2017 Exam | Calendar for IAS 2017 Exam | Top Scorers in IAS Exam | Post Offices for IAS Exam Form | Sample IAS Exam Paper | IAS Current Affairs | Career in IAS | Jobs Offered in IAS | Nature of Work | Interview Tips for IAS | Interview Techniques for IAS | IAS Syllabus | IAS Preparation Strategy | IAS Model Notification | Daily / Periodicals for IAS | Art and Craft | IAS Tutorials | IAS Tutorials for Agriculture | IAS Tutorials for Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science | IAS Tutorials for Botany | IAS Tutorials for Chemistry | IAS Tutorials for Economics | IAS Tutorials for Essay | IAS Tutorials for Geography | IAS Tutorials for Geology | IAS Tutorials for Indian History | IAS Tutorials for Physics | IAS Tutorials for Psychology | IAS Tutorials for Sociology | IAS Tutorials for Zoology | Previous Years Test Papers for IAS | IAS Mock Exam | Current Affairs for IAS | IFS - Indian Forest Services | IFS - Indian Forest Services Examination Plan | IFS - Indian Forest Services General Instructions | IFS - Indian Forest Services - List of Head Post Offices | IFS - Indian Forest Services Special Instructions | IES - Indian Engineering Service | IES - Indian Engineering Service Model Notification | IES - Indian Engineering Service General Instructions | IES - Indian Engineering Service Examination Plan | IFS - Indian Foreign Service | IFS - Indian Foreign Service - Selection & Training | Career in IFS - Indian Foreign Service | IPS - Indian Police Service - Modern Ranks and Rank Badges | IPS - Indian Police Service in History | IPS - Indian Police Service - External Resources | Reward of Brilliance | Deputation | Civil Lines | IAS Toppers Opinion | Renumeration in IAS | AKHAND PRATAP SINGH - IAS Topper | Anay Dwivedi - IAS Topper | Anupama - IAS Topper | D DIVYA - IAS Topper | Divyadharshini - IAS Topper | Divyadharshini Shanmugam - IAS Topper | Dr Sumit Seth - IAS Topper | GAGAN - IAS Topper | Garima Mittal - IAS Topper | GARIMA MITTAL - IAS Topper | Iqbal Dhalibal - IAS Topper | Iva Sahay - IAS Topper | JAI PRAKASH MAURYA - IAS Topper | Karthik Adapa - IAS Topper | Mangesh Kumar - IAS Topper | Manish Ranjan - IAS Topper | Muthyala Raju Revu - IAS Topper | Nila Mohan - IAS Topper | Pankaj Dwivedi - IAS Topper | PC Vinoj Kumar - IAS Topper | Prasad Praladh Akkanouru - IAS Topper | Prince Dhawan - IAS Topper | R V Varun Kumar - IAS Topper | RAVI DHAWAN - IAS Topper | Roopa Mishra - IAS Topper | Rukmani Riar - IAS Topper | SASWATI DEY - IAS Topper | Saswati Dey - IAS Topper | Shah faesal - IAS Topper | Shena Agrawal - IAS Topper | Sorabh Babu Maheshwari - IAS Topper | Sweta Mohanty - IAS Topper | TANVI SUNDRIYAL - IAS Topper | Vijayalakshmi Bidari - IAS Topper | IAS Books | SSC Exam Pattern | CDSC Exam Pattern | NDA Exam Pattern | GA - General Awareness Exam Pattern | PG - Post Graduate Exam Pattern |
Copyright © 2017. One Stop IAS.com. All rights reserved Privacy Policies | Terms and Conditions | About Us
Our Portals : Free eBooks | Interview Questions | IndiaJobForum | Free Classifieds | Vyoms | One Stop FAQs | One Stop GATE | One Stop GRE | One Stop IAS | One Stop MBA | Free SAP Training | One Stop Testing | Web Hosting | Sirf Dosti | Your Project Code | Cook Book Global | Tests World | Clean Jokes | Vyom | Vyom eBooks | Vyom Links | Vyom World | Shayari | C Interview Questions | C++ Interview Questions | Send Free SMS | Placement Papers | SMS Jokes | CAT 2017 Notification