CBSE Board Psychology Sample Papers for Class 12

Time: 3 hours M.M.: 70
General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. Marks for each question are indicated against it.
3. Answer should be brief and to the point.
4. Question Nos. 1-7 in Part-A are very short answer type questions of 2 marks each.
Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
5. Question Nos. 8-13 are short answer II type questions carrying 3 marks each.
Answer to each question should not exceed 60 words.
6. Question Nos. 14-19 in Part-C is short answer type-l question carrying 4 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 100 words.
7. Question Nos. 20-21 in Part-D is long answer type questions carrying 7 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 200 words.

Q.1. Define any two types of intelligence proposed by Howard Gardner.  2

Q.2. Define personality.  2

Q.3. Why is dreams considered as royal road to unconscious?  2

Q.4. What are verbal and non-verbal tests of intelligence.  2

Q.5. Analyse the role of ECT in the treatment of patients.  2

Q.6. State the ethics of effective counseling.  2

Q.7. Give any two characteristics of an effective psychologist.  2

Q.8. Explain the relationship between the three components of an attitude?  3

Q.9. What are causes of psychological stress?  3

Q.10. How is token economy useful for behaviour modification?  3

Q.11. Explain the cognitive sources of prejudice.  3

Q.12. Distinguish between environmental, social & psychological stress.  3

Q.13. Construct a frequency polygon from the given data:  3

C I Frequency
165-169 1
160-164 4
155-159 6
150-154 3
145-149 2

Q.14. Explain the concept of Giftedness.  4

Q.15. How do projective techniques help in assessment of personality? 4

Q.16. Write about the effects of noise pollution on a person’s behaviour? 4

Q.17. Define organization. Mention any two types of organizational structures. 4

Q.18. Distinguish between poverty and disadvantage? 4

Q.19. Illustrate with the help of a diagram the different types of skewness. 4

Q.20. Explain with an example: the terms social facilitation and social inhibition.
What are leaders? Explain any three leadership styles. 7

Q.21. What are the various types of behavioural disorders?
What are the common steps used in the process of de-addiction of a patient. 7