Cognitive Psychology Past Papers 


Subject: Cognitive Psychology

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (1×10=10)

1. The Candle Problem was first described by
a) Dunker b) Newell
c) Moray d) Humphreys
2. The transfer from one problem to _________ is called analogical transfer.
a) Another problem b) its solution
c) escape d) none of these
3. The term ‘Cognitive Psychology’ was coined by _________.
a) Neisser b) Tolman
c) Chomsky d) none of these
4. _________ is strongly associated with consolidation of memories.
a) Hippocampus b) Broca’s Area
c) Brain Stem d) Reticular Formation
5. _________ effect describes that decisions are influenced by how the choices are stated.
a) Stating b) Framing
c) Decision d) none of these
6. Schnieder and Shiffrin (1977) indicated that _________ can be achieved with practice.
a) Selective Attention b) Divided Attention
¢) Covert Attention d) none of these
7. _________proposed that overall experience is determined by combining basic elements of experience.
a) Functionalism b) Gestalt School
c) Structuralism d) none of these
8. In 1948 _________ talked about cognitive map.
a) Tolman b) Chomsky
c) McCarthy d) Watson
9. Conditioning can result into _________ memories.
a) Explicit b) Episodic
c) False d) none of these
10. The process by which short-term memories are converted into long-term memories is named as:
a) Shaping b) Retention
c) Consolidation d) none of these




Subject: Cognitive Psychology

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers of the following:. (2×10=20)

Q#1: Draw the Now diagram of Broadbent’s filter model.

Q#2: Why Hippocampus is important?

Q#3: What is primacy effect?

Q#4: What is Wernickes’s aphasia?

Q#5: What is mnemonic strategy?

Q#6: What is retroactive interference?

Q#7: What is hemispheric specialization?

Q#8: What is a Geon?

Q#9: What is top-down processing?

Q#10: What is color constancy?

Part-III Give brief answers of the following:. (3×10=30)

Q#1: Write a comprehensive note on Syllogism.

Q#2: Explain Linguistic Determination in detail.

Q#3: Write a comprehensive note on long-term memory.