IAS Exam Papers-Main - Psychology (Paper -II) 1998

Psychology - 1998 (Main) (Paper - II) Candidates should attempt Questions 1 and 5 which are compulsory, and any three of the remaining questions selecting at least one question from each Section. All questions carry equal marks.
1. Answer any three of the following (each answer should not exceed 200 words) :
(a) Highlight the basic principles of psycho dynamic approach in handling behaviour disorders.
(b) Show your acquaintance with the components of leadership training.
(c) Discuss the uses of psychological testing in selection.
(d) Discuss the types of psychosomatic diseases.

2. Discuss the salient features of client-centered therapy.

3. What do you understand by work motivation ? Discuss the Maslow's theory of need hierarchy. How can Maslow's theory be applied in industrial situations ?

4. Discuss the types of group at work situations. How can group work be measured ?

5. Answer any three of the following (each answer should not exceed 200 words) :
(a) Distinguish between juvenile delinquency and crime.

(b) Discuss the problems of educating the disadvantaged groups.

(c) What are the nature and manifestations of social prejudices ?

(d) What is achievement motivation ? What are the characteristics of an Indian with high achievement motivation ?

6. What is organizational communication ? Discuss the various factors of effective communication in industries.

7. What is stress ? Discuss certain methods of stress management.

8. Discuss the social, cultural and economic consequences of the disadvantaged. How can Psychology help them ?

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