CBSE Board Class 12 Psychology Previous Year Question Papers 2008


CBSE Board Previous Year Question Papers 2008 for Class 12 Psychology

 Previous Year Question Papers 2008
 Class 12 Psychology
Time allowed : 3 hours ] [ Maximum marks: 70

General Instructions  :
(i) All  questions are compulsory.
(ii) Answers should be brief and to the point.
(iii) Marks for each question are indicated against it.
(iv)     Question Nos. 1-7 in Part A are very short answer type questions carrying 2
marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words,
(v)      Question Nos. 8-13 in Part B are short answer type-II questions carrying 3 marks
each. Answer to each question should not exceed 60 words,
(vi)     Question Nos. 14- 19 in Part C are short answer type-I questions carrying 4
marks each.

Part - A

1. Differentiate between verbal and non-verbal tests. 2

2. Explain giftedness. 2

3. Define personality. 2

4. What is observational learning ? 2

5. Describe occupational therapy. 2

6. Explain the term crowding. 2

7. State two ways in which environment influences human behaviour. 2

Part - B
8. State three functions performed by attitudes. 3

9. Differentiate between prejudice and stereotype. 3

10. Explain the concept of stress. 3

11. What is emotion-focussed coping ? 3

12. State the focus of cognitive therapy. 3

13. Explain standard deviation. 3

Part - C
14. Explain briefly Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligences. 4

15. Describe trait approach to personality. 4

16. State the functions of managers. 4

17. What are the causes of gender discrimination? 4

18. Describe briefly the stages in the counselling process. 4

19. State the salient features of normal distribution curve. 4

Part - D
20. What is a group ? Describe the factors facilitating formation of a group. 8
OR
Discuss the different styles of leadership.

21. State major types of anxiety disorders. Explain obsessive-compulsive disorders
with examples.
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