Pokhara University || Fall,2016 || General Psychology || BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT

Pokhara University || Fall,2016 || General Psychology || BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT

This is the question set along with answers of General Psychology- Fall, 2016, for the first semester which was taken by Pokhara University.

POKHARA UNIVERSITY – General Psychology, Fall 2016

Level: Bachelor                                               Semester: Fall                          Year:2016

Programme: BBA/BBA-BI/BCIS/BHCM/BBA-TT                                     Full Marks: 100

Course: General Psychology, Fall 2016                                                          Pass Marks: 45

Time: 3 hrs

Section “A”

        Very Short Answer Questions

Attempt all the questions.

  1. Define Psychology. Distinguish between S-R and S-O-R.
  2. Why pituitary gland is called the master gland?
  3. What is Perceptual organization?
  4. Differentiate prejudice and discrimination with suitable examples.
  5. Define reinforcement and punishment.
  6. Discuss briefly the methods used in problem-solving.
  7. Point out the confluence approach to creativity.
  8. What is homeostasis?
  9. What are the physiological needs and why they are placed at a basic level?
  10. Mention major types of personality measurement techniques.

The answers to the above 10 questions

Section “B”

                     Descriptive Answer Questions

Attempt any six questions.

  1. Define Psychology and elaborate on the nature of psychology, Illustrate the relationship between psychology and business management.
  2. Describe the importance of the endocrine system in understanding human behaviors.
  3. Differentiate between sensation, perception, and attention. Explain the structure and function of visual sensation.
  4. What is social perception? Illustrate social perception with attribution theory.
  5. Define memory and explain the reasons behind people’s inability to remember the information stored in the memories.
  6. What is the motivation? Compare and contrast, incentive and cognitive approach motivation.
  7. What is personality? Explain the trait theory of personality (All port and cartel’s theory.

Section “C”

  1. Read the case situation below and answer the questions that follow.

Samona, a middle class. BBA 3rd semester student is the survivor of devastation by a recent earthquake in Nepal. She has lost her mother and her house is converted into debris now. She is staying in her uncle’s house with her father and younger brother. They are mourning at her mother’s death at the same time she has to adjust the environment. All of her relatives and friends come and console the family, which is samona because it reminds the black day of her life again and again. She does the incident. In front of her, she lost her sweet home and mother. But still, she feels pressured to act normally in front of her father. Now her board exam is approaching, an examination is published. She has lots of pressure and stress in her mind. She has been trying devoting all her time to studying even if she does not feel like reading. She is the topper of the class, she thought to continue that position to console her and prove to her relatives that she is normal. Becoming anxious every day, Samona suffers from deprivation these days, she feels server headache is difficult to bear. She visited a physician nearby. He has prescribed some medicine for that but the medicine is not any good to her. She doesn’t feel like sharing her problems with her father and brother because she feels that it is going to hurt them. She is afraid of her own life and felt the world is worthless. There is no meaning of survival. She shares her situation with her best friend Reji who suggested Samona share her anxiety with a psychologist and ways to relieve stress.

Case Question:

  1. What psychological consequences of stress Samona might develop?
  2. If Samona comes to see you, what advice would you provide to manage her situation to a psychologist?
  3. People differ in their way to interpret and handle stress explain this statement; relate it with Samona’s case.
  4. If you were in Samona’s place what would you have done to manage the situation?

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