CUET Psychology Sample Paper

CUET Psychology Sample Question Paper for the practice of upcoming University admission entrance test. 50 MCQ Questions Psychology practice set as per latest syllabus and exam pattern for academic session 2024- 2025.

Exam : CUET (UG)
Subject : Psychology
Practice any 40 questions, out of 50
Time : 45 Minutes

CUET Psychology Sample Paper

Q.1: The distinctiveness and variation among people’s characteristics and behaviour pattern is known as
(a) Individual differences
(b) Psychological similarities
(c) Physical psychology
(d) Social psychology

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Ans : (a) Individual differences

Q.2: Who among the following was the first psychologist to work on intelligence?
(a) Wechsler
(b) Gardner
(c) Sternberg
(d) Alfred Binet

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Ans : (d) Alfred Binet

Q.3: Who among the following was the first person that devised systematic tests to measure intelligence test?
(a) Terman
(b) Binet
(c) Thorndike
(d) Wechsler

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Ans : (b) Binet

Q.4: Howard Gardner’s theory of intelligence is known as
(a) Theory of Primary Mental Abilities
(b) Theory of Multiple Intelligences
(c) Triarchic theory
(d) Two-factor theory

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Ans : (b) Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Q.5: ………………. test is an example of a non-verbal test.
(a) Performance test
(b) Raven’s progressive matrices test
(c) Culture based test
(d) Group test

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Ans : (b) Raven’s progressive matrices test

Q.6: Sternberg’s experiential intelligence includes
(a) The ability to learn from past events
(b) The ability to manipulate people’s opinions
(c) Creative problem solving
(d) Basic academic skills

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Ans : (c) Creative problem solving

Q.7: It refers to the ability to organise and monitor one’s own behaviour.
(a) Self-control
(b) Self-regulation
(c) Self-instruction
(d) Self-reinforcement

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Ans : (b) Self-regulation

Q.8: It includes mental activity of which people may become aware only if they attend to it closely?
(a) Unconscious
(b) Preconscious
(c) Conscious
(d) Subconscious

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Ans : (b) Preconscious

Q.9: Who viewed human being as social being who could be understood in terms of their relationship with others?
(a) Erik Erikson
(b) Guilford
(c) Kogan
(d) Eric Fromm

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Ans : (d) Eric Fromm

Q.10: Carl Jung developed theory of
(a) Individual psychology
(b) Analytical psychology
(c) Social psychology
(d) Psycho-analytic psychology

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Ans : (b) Analytical psychology

Q.11: The minnesta multiphasic personality inventory was developed by
(a) Hathaway and Mckinley
(b) Wallach
(c) Cattell
(d) Daniel Dubov

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Ans : (a) Hathaway and Mckinley

Q.12: Karim when asked to describe about himself describes in following manner, “I am Karim. I am honest and hardworking person. I am a singer. I do believe in God and destiny.” In this case, Karim is disclosing his ………… .
(a) Personal identity
(b) Social identity
(c) Self esteem
(d) Self efficacy

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Ans : (a) Personal identity

Q.13: The physical, environmental and social causes of the stress state are termed as
(a) Stress
(b) Stressors
(c) Distress
(d) None of these

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Ans : (b) Stressors

Q.14: Which type of reaction are virtually limited and depending on the nature of the stressful event?
(a) Cognitive reactions
(b) Behavioural reactions
(c) Emotional reactions
(d) Physiological reactions

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Ans : (b) Behavioural reactions

Q.15: Individual’s reaction to external stressor’s is called
(a) Strain
(b) Conflict
(c) Pressure
(d) Frustration

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Ans : (a) Strain

Q.16: An individual’s level of stress which helps in achieving peak success and managing minor crisis is known as
(a) Stress
(b) Distress
(c) Eustress
(d) Strain

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Ans : (c) Eustress

Q.17: Which of the following is not a stress management strategy given by Endler and Parker?
(a) Problem-focussed strategy
(b) Tark-oriented strategy
(c) Emotion-oriented strategy
(d) Avoidance-oriented strategy

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Ans : (c) Emotion-oriented strategy

Q.18: Which among the following is not a way to reduce stress?
(a) Rational Thinking
(b) Diet
(c) Drinking alcohol
(d) Meditation

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Ans : (c) Drinking alcohol

Q.19: Developing a fear of entering unfamiliar situation is known as
(a) Panic disorder
(b) Compulsive disorder
(c) Agoraphobia
(d) Conversion disorder

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Ans : (a) Panic disorder

Q.20: Biological factors which influence our behaviour are
(a) Faulty genes
(b) Endocrine imbalances
(c) Malnutrition
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (c) Malnutrition

Q.21: An individual having sudden and temporary fluctuation of consciousness that blots out painful experiences is showing signs of
(a) Panic disorder
(b) Mood disorder
(c) Conversion disorder
(d) Dissociative disorder

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Ans : (c) Conversion disorder

Q.22: Who emphasised that psychological conflict and disturbed interpersonal relationships as causes of psychological disorders?
(a) Johann Weyer
(b) Lewis Terman
(c) Galen
(d) Salovey

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Ans : (d) Salovey

Q.23: In children’s aggressive behaviour like dominating and bullying others without provocation is seen in
(a) Verbal aggression
(b) Physical aggression
(c) Hostile aggression
(d) Proactive aggression

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Ans : (d) Proactive aggression

Q.24: Which among the following are commonly abused substances?
(a) Alcohol
(b) Coffins
(c) Tobacco
(d) All of these

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Ans : (d) All of these

Q.25: RET has been proposed by
(a) Abraham Maslow
(b) Albert Ellis
(c) Aaron Beck
(d) Carl Rogers

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Ans : (b) Albert Ellis

Q.26: Nishant feels very strongly that everyone should love him and he should be selected to represent the school for all competitions. When this does not happen, he feels miserable and is unable to concentrate. Which form of therapy would be the most suitable for him to overcome this problem?
(a) Cognitive therapy
(b) Psychodynamic therapy
(c) Behaviour therapy
(d) Biomedical therapy

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Ans : (a) Cognitive therapy

Q.27: The technique used for treating phobia or irrational fear is?
(a) Arthamatic
(b) Casual
(c) Systematic
(d) Weekly

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Ans : (c) Systematic

Q.28: The goal of ………… is to increase an individual’s self awareness and self acceptance.
(a) Gestalt therapy
(b) Client-centred therapy
(c) Logotherapy
(d) None of the above

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Ans : (a) Gestalt therapy

Q.29: Which among the following is a gradual process wherein the unconscious memories are repeatedly in integrated into conscious awareness?
(a) Insight
(b) Resistence
(c) Working thought
(d) Transference

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Ans : (a) Insight

Q.30: Who Formulated Rational Emotive Therapy?
(a) Aaron Beck
(b) Albert Ellis
(c) Victor Frankl
(d) Freiderick Perls

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Ans : (b) Albert Ellis

Q.31: Performance on specific tasks when influenced by the presence of other is called
(a) Attribution
(b) Attitude
(c) Social Cognition
(d) Schemas

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Ans : (a) Attribution

Q.32: ……… is an example of negative attitude towards
(a) Prototype
(b) Stereotype
(c) Discrimination
(d) Prejudice

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Ans : (d) Prejudice

Q.33: When people attribute failure to task difficulty they are referring to following factors?
(a) External, stable
(b) Internal, stable
(c) External, unstable
(d) Internal, unstable

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Ans : (c) External, unstable

Q.34: Improvement in behaviour due to presence of other individual is known as
(a) Imitation
(b) Social facilitation
(c) Interaction
(d) None of the above

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Ans : (b) Social facilitation

Q.35: An augmentation in behaviour due to the presence of other individuals is known as
(a) Imitation
(b) Social facilitation
(c) Interaction
(d) None of these

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Ans : (b) Social facilitation

Q.36: What were the reasons of joining group by people?
(i) Security
(ii) Status
(iii) Self-esteem
(iv) Satisfaction of psychological needs
Choose the correct options from below.
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iv)
(c) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(d) All of these

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Ans : (d) All of these

Q.37: Membership of a club is an example of
(a) Primary group
(b) Secondary group
(c) Outgroup
(d) Large group

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Ans : (b) Secondary group

Q.38: ………… is a consequence of extreme cohesiveness.
(a) Perceptions
(b) Group interaction
(c) Group think
(d) None of these

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Ans : (c) Group think

Q.39: What is a collection of people who may be present at a place/situation by chance.
(a) Crowd
(b) Family
(c) Group
(d) Association

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Ans : (a) Crowd

Q.40: It means that people feel bound to return what they get. Initial cooperation may encourage more cooperation?
(a) Reward Structure
(b) Interpersonal Communication
(c) Reciprocity
(d) Intergroup Competition

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Ans : (c) Reciprocity

Q.41: State in which a person feel she/he has lost something valuable and is not getting what she/he deserves is known as
(a) Discrimination
(b) Deprivation
(c) Poverty
(d) Disadvantage

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Ans : (b) Deprivation

Q.42: Your friend thinks that the physical environment has minimal or negligible influence on human behaviour, health and well-being. Identify the views exhibited by him.
(a) The instrumental perspective
(b) The spiritual perspective
(c) The minimalist perspective
(d) None of the above

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Ans : (c) The minimalist perspective

Q.43: Physical environment exists mainly for use by human beings for their comfort is suggested by which perspective?
(a) Environmental
(b) Cognitive
(c) Instrumental
(d) Personal

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Ans : (c) Instrumental

Q.44: Ajit is an unemployed youth. Sometime he shows aggression to his younger sister. This type behaviour is known as?
(a) Displacement
(b) Crowding
(c) Rehabilitation
(d) Frustration

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Ans : (a) Displacement

Q.45: You are talking to your very good friend. Identify the interpersonal distance in this situation?
(a) Intimate distance
(b) Public distance
(c) Personal distance
(d) Social distance

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Ans : (c) Personal distance

Q.46: The ability of a counsellor to reflect on what the client says and feels using different words is known as
(a) Decoding
(b) Communication
(c) Listening
(d) Paraphrasing

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Ans : (d) Paraphrasing

Q.47: A psychologist has proficiency, facility or dexterity that is acquired or developed through training and experience. The characteristics like proficiency, facility or dexterity are
(a) Training
(b) Skill
(c) Teaching ability
(d) None of these

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Ans : (b) Skill

Q.48: A psychologist engages in observing various facts of surrounding including people and varying events. Thus, basic skill of psychologist is known as?
(a) Communication
(b) Observation skill
(c) Speaking
(d) Listening

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Ans : (b) Observation skill

Q.49: Which among the following communication refers to the communication that takes place between two or more persons who established a communicative relationship?
(a) Verbal
(b) Intrapersonal
(c) Interpersonal
(d) None

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Ans : (b) Intrapersonal

Q.50: Which among the following are types of Interview?
(a) Open-Ended Question
(b) Close-Ended Question
(c) Leading-Question
(d) All of these

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Ans : (d) All of these

Answer Key : CUET Psychology Sample Paper

1. (a)2. (d)3. (b)4. (b)5. (b)6. (c)7. (b)8. (b)9. (d)10. (b)
11. (a)12. (a)13. (b)14. (b)15. (a)16. (c)17. (c)18. (c)19. (a)20. (c)
21. (c)22. (d)23. (d)24. (d)25. (b)26. (a)27. (c)28. (a)29. (a)30. (b)
31. (a)32. (d)33. (c)34. (b)35. (b)36. (d)37. (b)38. (c)39. (a)40. (c)
41. (b)42. (c)43. (c)44. (a)45. (c)46. (d)47. (b)48. (b)49. (b)50. (d)

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