Psychology 2 Past Papers


Subject: Psychology-II (MAS)

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

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


Part-I  Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. Encountering traffic jams or meeting work deadlines are examples of _________:
a) Catastrophes c) Daily hassles
b) Crisis d) Ambient stressors
2. The type of personality testing, in which the stimulus is not clear and ambiguous is known as _________.
a) Objective c) Subjective
b) Projective d) Narrative
3. _________ focuses directly on changing the thoughts, in order to improve emotions and behaviors.
a) Cognitive therapy c) Psychoanalytical approach
b) Gestalt therapy d) Behavioral therapy
4. _________ describes the pattern of thought or behavior that organizes categories of information and relationships among them.
a) Social cognition c) Gestalt approach
c) Consciousness d) Schemas
5. According to Freud’s theory of personality, superego operates on _________
a) Reality Principle b) Morality Principle
c) Natural Principle d) Pleasure Principle
6. An abnormally low mood with suicidal ideation can be regarded as _________.
a) Manic episode c) Major Depressive episode
b) Obsessive-compulsive episode d) Panic attack
7. DSM stands for _________.
a) Diagnostic System Manual c) Dysfunctional Standard Manual
b) Deviance Standard Manual d) Diagnostic Statistical Manual
8. _________is the mental disorder in which one sense of reality is impaired or altered.
a) Schizophrenia c) Obsessive Compulsive
b) Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder d) Anorexia Nervosa
9. The third stage in Seyle’s model of stress is
a) Alarm stage c) Resistance stage
b) Exhaustion stage d) Evaluation stage
10. In _________, a person psychologically attempts to direct one’s own memories, desires, and impulses towards pleasurable or painful instincts by excluding them from his/her consciousness.
a) Regression c) Repression
b) Displacement d) Sublimation


Subject: Psychology-II (MAS)

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What is the difference between obsession and compulsion? Give example.

Q#2: Briefly explain Cognitive behavior therapy.

Q#3: Explain the stages involves in Stress.

Q#4: Briefly explain how personality is developed.


Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Explain in detail the process of Consciousness and Sleep.

Q#2: What is Abnormal Psychology? Briefly explain major Psychopathologies/mental disorders.

Q#3: What is social cognition? How does it affect us, explain with examples?