Environmental Psychology Past Papers


Subject: Environmental 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 state of mental exhaustion similar to overload is called __________.
a. Perceived loss of control. b. Learned helplessness
c. Directed attention fatigue d. Aggression
2. A condition or situation in which environmental stimulation is controlled toa minimum is called
a. Experimental study b. Simulation technique
c. Sensory deprivation d. Sensory stimulation
3. Appraising pesticides may invoke perceived threat to one’s health can be an example of __________ appraisal.
a. Performance b. Harm or loss
c. Challenge d. Threat
4. Cognitive maps in which environment has become coded in an organized and flexible representation that resembles a ‘bird’s eye’ view are known as __________
a. Spatial maps b. Sequential maps.
c. You-are-here maps d. Way-finding maps
5. Change in response to a stimulus is __________.
a. Adjustment b. Adaptation
c. Acclimatization d. Habituation
6. ‘According to Baker’s ecological perspective, those who meet the membership requirements of a behavior setting and who are trying to become a part of it are called __________.
a. Performers b. Non-performers
c. Applicants d. Candidates
7. Snowfall decreases driving on roads but increases winter sports is an example of __________.
a. Determinism oe b. Possibilism
c. Probabilism d. Habituation
8. Framing environmental justice issues in terms of discrimination against justice for disadvantaged groups is called __________.
a. Environmental justice b. Environmental equality
c. Environmental press , d. Environmental racism
9. Procedures a: design components that are based on empirical observations rather than opinions or values are regarded as:
a. Positive theory b. Normative theory
c. Folk-design tradition d. Grand design tradition
10. Spaces that encourages social interactions are known as
a. Social Isolation b. Socio petal
c. Socio fugal d. Asocial


Subject: Environmental Psychology

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50


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

Q#1: Explain the difference between high density and crowding.

Q#2: What is a cognitive map? Explain its elements.

Q#3: Explain the various zones or distances of Personal space.

Q#4: How Arousal perspective explains environment-behavior interaction?

Q#5: Briefly explain the effects of environmental stressors.

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

Q#1: What is Environmental Psychology? Explain in detail the future environmental challenges posed to humanity.

Q#2: Explain in the detail the planning and design for human behavior.

Q#3: Explain in detail effects of disasters and human adjustments to it.