CBSE Board Psychology Sample Papers for Class 11
Time: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 70
(i) All questions are compulsory.
(ii) Marks for each question are indicated against it.
(iii) Answers should be brief and to the point.
(iv) PART- A has 10 Learning Checks carrying one mark each. You are required to answer them as directed.
(v) Questions 11 to 16 in PART- B are Very Short Answer type questions carrying 2 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
(vi) Questions 17 to 20 in PART- C are Short Answer Type I questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 60 words.
(vii) Questions 21 to 26 in PART- D are Short Answer Type II questions carrying 4 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 100 words.
(viii) Questions 27 and 28 in PART- E are Long Answer Type questions carrying 6 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 200 words.
PART - A
1. A person’s resolution of problems at any stage of development less than the adequate, demonstrates regression. (True/False) (1)
2. ‘Changing our behaviour can change how we think and feel’. Give an example. (1)
3. Identify the correct sequence of the stages of group formation. (1)
(a) Performing, norming, storming & forming.
(b) Forming, storming, norming & performing.
(C) Norming, storming, forming & performing.
(d) Storming, norming, performing & forming.
4. Name any ONE human influence on environment. (1)
5. What do you suggest should be the age of the President of India? This is an example of
_____________ type of interview question.
(a) Closed ended
(b) Open ended.
(c ) Mirror question
(d) Bipolar ended (1)
6. Ritu’s young son works in a call centre. Inspite of knowing his odd hours of returning. she continues to have prolonged, vague and intense fear, accompanied by hyper vigilance, showing a kind of anxiety. Identify the type of anxiety she is suffering from?
PART - B
7. Elucidate any TWO characteristics of emotionally intelligent individual. (2)
8. Mention TWO tips to improve listening skills. (2)
9. State any TWO techniques of self regulation. (2)
10. What do you understand by burnout? (2)
11. ‘Extreme cohesiveness within a group becomes harmful for functioning’. Explain. (2)
12. What are the effects of noise on human behaviour? (2)
PART - C
13. Critically evaluate the method of behavioural rating for assessing personality. (3)
14 A person shows break - up in relationships, increased body weight, poor performance in school and at work. State the factors predisposing this disorder. (3)
15. Give the meaning of attribution? Explain fundamental attribution error with the help of an example. (3)
16. What is aggression? Describe any TWO causes. (3)
Suggest any THREE strategies for poverty alleviation?
PART – D
17. ‘Projective techniques were developed to assess unconscious motives and feelings’. Elaborate the statement and explain TWO such techniques. (4)
Compare the trait approaches given by Allport and Cattell to understand personality.
18. What are the effects of stress on the psychological functioning of an Individual? (4)
19. What is prejudice? Write any THREE sources which lead to the development of prejudices. (4)
20. What are the potential causes of inter group conflicts among two caste or community groups. Suggest some strategies to reduce such conflicts. (4)
21. ‘Effective communication is possible with body language’ Comment. (4)
22. Elucidate the differences in various areas of functioning at different levels of mental retardation. (4)
23. Distinguish between psychometric and information processing approaches to intelligence. Elaborate any ONE theory representing information processing approach (2+4 =6)
What are the differences in the potential for creativity across individuals and the manner in which it is expressed? Write the features of test of creativity . (4+2 =6)
24. ‘I am worthless and the situation is helpless’ with these thoughts a person comes to you. Being a therapist, how will you help him/ her to think in a positive way?
How would you formulate the problem of a client? Discuss the role of Yoga in detail as an alternative therapy to alleviate psychological stress. (3+3 = 6)
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