1. Decreased performance in the beginning but gradual improvement is indicated by

(a) Concave graph (b) convex graph

(c) Concavo-convex graph (d) none of the above.

2. Increased performance in the beginning but gradual decline later is indicated by


(a) Concave graph (b) convex graph

(c) Both (d) none of the above.

3. Which is not a primary motive?

(a) Affection (b) Hunger


(c) Sex (d) Thirst.

4 What processes are parts of classical conditioning?

(a) Generalization (b) Discrimination

(c) Extinction (d) All the above.


5. Psychology is taught to the student of physical education because

(a) It enhances performance (b) It is related to behaviour

(c) it help in learning (d) it motivates athletes.

6. In psychological testing, norm is defined as


(a) Record of performance (b) unique performance of a team

(c) Average performance of the team (d) highest performance of the athlete.

7. What level of stress may enhance per­formance of athletes?

(a) Heightened (b) Moderate


(c) Optimal (d) None of the above.

8. Concentration is the narrowest path of

(a) Aggression (b) arousal

(c) activation (d) attention.


9. Whose name is associated with conditioned reflex learning?

(a) John Dewey (b) Aristotle

(c) Rousseau (d) Pavlov.

10. The personal feedback is facilitated through

(a) Television (b) tape recorder

(c) Kinesthetic knowledge (d) all the above.

11. Concurrent feedback is provided to the learner

(a) After the activity (b) During the activity

(c) before the activity (d) none of the above.

12. Psychological process of adaptation which eventually leads to increase in performance capacity is known as?

(a) Principle of progression of load (b) principles of continuity

(c) Principles of differentiation (d) none of the above.

13. Observing one’s own behaviour through self-analysis is called

(a) Development method (b) clinical method

(c) Introspection method (d) rating scale method.

14. The knowing aspect or awareness in psychology in known as

(a) Affection (b) conation

(c) Cognition (d) none of the above.

15. Reaction time is a component of

(a) Physical fitness (b) motor fitness

(c) Health related physical fitness (d) none of the above.

16. The test that measures reaction time is

(a) Standing broad jump (b) sergeant jumps

(c) Shuttle run (d) stick drop test.

17. These are the conditions related with stress except

(a) Hypertension (b) anemia

(c) mental illness (d) peptic ulcer.

18. Theory of conditioning was given by (a) Aristotle (b) Pavlov

(c) Gestalt (d) Thorndike.

19. Who gave the laws of learning?

(a) Watson (b) McDougal

(c) Watson (d) Thorndike.

20. Theory of learning was given by

(a) Throndike (b) Gestalt

(c) H. C. Buck (d) G. D. Sondhi.

21. Achievement motivation is synonymous to

(a) Biofeedback theory only (b) feedback theory

(c) neuro-biofeedback theory (d) none of the above.

22. The period of growth and development from 9 to 11 years is known as

(a) Early childhood (b) later childhood

(c) Puberty (d) adulthood.

23. The reason for lower performance in sports competition is

(a) Fear of failure (b) anxiety

(c) Aggression (d) motivation.

24. Individual differences are due to

(a) Environmental impact (b) heredity impact

(c) Heredity and environmental impact (d) community impact.

25. Cognitive learning is also called

(a) Mental learning (b) Affective learning

(c) Tnotor learning (d) All the above.

26. Introverts are interested in

(a) Themselves (b) others

(c) Themselves and others (d) none of the above.

27. During adolescence, the behaviour of a person is influenced by

(a) Family (b) peer group

(c) School (d) society.

28. Violence associated with the competition sport is mainly due to

(a) The very nature of the competitive sport b) the social tensions within the society

(c) The social backwardness (d) identity of spectators with teams on racial, religious or national considera­tions.

29. The personal factors in learning are

(a) Heredity factors (b) fitness factors

(c) Psychological factors (d) all the above.

30. Gestalt has propounded

(a) Theory of trial and error (b) theory of conditioning

(c) Theory of learning (d) none of the above.

31. Feedback method

(a) is helpful to the learner (b) is detrimental to the learner

(c) is neither helpful nor detrimental (d) None of the above.

32. Learning of physical skills is concerned with

(a) Cognitive learning (b) affective learning

(c) Motor learning (d) all the above.

33. In born tendency for particular mode of behaviour in lower or higher animals is called

(a) Emotion (b) feeling

(c) Instinct (d) sentiment.

34. The best method for training of emotions in sports is

(a) Repression (b) redirection

(c) Inhibition (d) sublimation.

35. Proximo-distal growth means

(a) Development from spinal cord outwards (b) no uniform growth and development

(c) Growth from general to specific (d) growth from head to the lower body parts.

36. Cephalo-caudal growth means

(a) Growth form general to specific (b) no uniform growth and development

(c) Growth and development proceeds from birth to death (d) growth is form head downwards.

37. Surplus energy theory of play was propounded by

(a) McDougal (b) Lazarus

(c) Karl Groose (d) Herbert Spencer.

38. Body assumes a ‘fight or flight’ condition preparing for emergency situations, when the nervous system is active.

(a) Central (b) somatic

(c) Sympathetic (d) parasympathetic.

39. Emotion is defined as

(a) Feeling (b) disturbed state or organism

(c) Fear of future (d) state of organism.

40. A reliable psychological test means

(a) Accuracy of measurement (b) forecasting behaviour

(c) Consistency of measurement (d) none of the above.

41. The first test of intelligence was developed by

(a) Binet and Simon (b) Pavlov and Watson

(c) Terman and Merril (d) Maslow and McDougal.

42. In development process the term “gang- age” occurs during

(a) Early childhood (b) puberty

(c) Infancy (d) later childhood.

43. Cognition deals with

(a) Learning (b) memory

(c) Creativity (d) all the above.

44. Outstanding athletes usually possess certain personality characteristics, such as

(a) Aggressiveness (b) neurotic

(c) Ambivalence (d) submissiveness.

45. Psycho-sexual development takes place during

(a) Later childhood (b) adolescene

(c) Young age (d) adulthood.

46. The psychologist who has been most closely related with the study of achievement motivation is

(a) Meclelland (b) Maslow

(c) Vroom (d) McGregor.

47. The concept of mental age was given by

(a) Stern (b) Galton

(c) Binet (d) Waston.

48. The impulses that travel from CNS to muscle are called

(a) Efferent (b) afferent

(c) Sensation (d) all the above.

49. Natural motivation is also known as

(a) Intrinsic (b) self assertion

(c) Self actualization (d) extrinsic.

50. Human psychology is confined to the study of

(a) Behaviour (b) mind

(c) Soul (d) relationship.




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