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Intensive Revision Series for NIMHANS - Psychiatry Free Test 138

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Multiple Choice Test

1) A doctor, who smokes, asserts that smoking is beneficial because it inhibits the development of obesity is using which of the following "defense" mechanisms?

One answer only.
A) dissociation
B) intellectualization
C) rationalization
D) reaction formation

2) The most accepted hypothesis explaining the biological basis for schizophrenia is:

One answer only.
A) the transmethylation hypothesis
B) the double bind hypothesis
C) the serotonin hypothesis
D) the dopamine hypothesis

3) A disorientation to time is characteristic of.

One answer only.
A) Korsakoff s syndrome
B) an acute schizophrenic episode
C) hypomania
D) depressive psychosis

4) It is advisable during a child's upbringing to:

One answer only.
A) clearly indicate the rules for the child
B) overlook any destructive behavior
C) praise the child for any improvements of behavior; well-behaved children should be praised with privileges
D) all of the above

5) In attempting to teach a child to accomplish a new task one must:

One answer only.
A) reinforce the child immediately following completion of the task
B) reinforce the child, with a slight delay, following completion of the task
C) reinforce the child, after a marked delay, following completion of the task
D) None of the above

6) When a 5-year-old child "throws a fit", he/she is usually punished but at times the child gets what he/she wants. These fits are most likely to:

One answer only.
A) become less frequent
B) gradually cease
C) become continuous
D) None of the above

7) If praise, attention, and warm affection fail to act as means of reinforcement in a young schoolchild:

One answer only.
A) physical punishment should be introduced
B) the child should be warned
C) alternative means of reinforcement should be introduced, such as praising the child with chocolate and toys
D) None of the above

8) To properly develop a good behavior in a child, it is advisable to:

One answer only.
A) punish the child
B) reward the child
C) both of the above
D) none of the above

9) Criticizing any undesirable behavior in a 5-year-old child is:

One answer only.
A) the best way to eliminate the undesirable behavior
B) the best way to reinforce the undesirable behavior
C) neither of the above
D) The information provided is insufficient

10) In attempting to reinforce the behavior of a child, it is advisable to:

One answer only.
A) punish the child
B) praise the child
C) both of the above
D) none of the above

NIMHANS Intensive Revision Series for psychiatry contains quality MCQs for better revision.
Like other medimocks, the explanatory answers are available only in NIMHANS online course in http://www.medimock.com

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