(Download) CS (MAIN) EXAM : 2021 Psychology (Paper 2)
Exam Name : CS (MAIN) EXAM : 2021 Psychology (Paper II)
Time Allowed : Three Hours
Q1. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each : 10x5-50
(a) Discuss the psychological tests used for the selection of defence personnel.
(b) What are the steps to be taken to promote gender-friendly environment at workplace?
(c) Describe the different methods for making a psychological test reliable.
(d) What roles do the social agencies play in the rehabilitation of HIV/AIDS patients?
(e) Discuss the role of community psychology for handling community mental health problems.
Q2.(a) Explain the major steps to be taken for the training of children with learning disabilities.
(b) Highlight the importance of career counseling in enhancing students' success in life.
(c) Why is group decision making important for social change? What errors and biases occur during the process of group decision making?
Q3.(a) What are the different types of psychological tests for personality assessment?
(b) Describe the main tenets of cognitive therapy. Compare it with psychoanalytic therapy.
(c) Is prejudice inevitable? Discuss the techniques for reducing caste prejudice.
Q4.(a) How does power in organizations tend to concentrate in the hands of a few persons? Discuss the tactics used to gain power.
(b) Write about the strategies for motivating students belonging to disadvantaged groups for their development.
(c) Describe the different types of anxiety disorders. What are the behavioural approaches to treat such patients?
Q5. Answer the following questions in about 150 words each : 10x5=50
(a) Explain the factors affecting the work motivation within work organization in India.
(b) What are the consequences of being a member of disadvantaged group?
(c) Discuss the methods used by a psychoanalyst to bring unconscious motives into conscious.
(d) Elaborate upon the strategies for inducing pro-environmental behaviour.
(e) What do you understand by mood disorders? Discuss the causes.
Q6.(a) How does a self-fulfilling prophecy work? Describe how the gender bias is an example of self-fulfilling prophecy in Indian context.
(b) Elaborate on psychological interventions for improving performance in team games like hockey.
(c) What do you understand by psychology of advertising? How can consumer awareness be enhanced through advertising?
Q7.(a) Highlight the psychological consequences of living in high population density area.
(b) Illustrate the characteristics of entrepreneurial behaviour. How can it be promoted among the youth?
(c) Describe the impact of electronic media on the adolescents' behaviour.
Q8.(a) What are the forms of social conflicts? Explain the methods of resolution of social conflicts.
(b) In the light of post-COVID-19 pandemic, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of online learning.
(c) What is the need of early identification of mentally challenged children? Write about the strategies for early intervention.