CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Psychology

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CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Psychology conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2017. CBSE previous year question papers with solution are available in myCBSEguide mobile app and cbse guide website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to CBSE schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Psychology

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CBSE Question Paper 2017 class 12 Psychology

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General Instructions:

  1. All questions are compulsory.
  2. Marks for each question are indicated against it.
  3. Answers should be brief and to the point.
  4. Questions no. 1 – 10 in Part A has Learning Checks (very short answer type) questions carrying 1 mark each. You are required to answer them as directed.
  5. Questions no. 11 – 16 in Part B are Very Short Answer type questions carrying 2 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 30 words.
  6. Questions no. 17 – 20 in Part C are Short Answer Type-I questions carrying 3 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 60 words.
  7. Questions no. 21 – 26 in Part D are Short Answer Type-II questions carrying 4 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 100 words.
  8. Questions no. 27 and 28 in Part E are Long Answer Type questions carrying 6 marks each. Answer to each question should not exceed 200 words.

1. If a person has the skill of understanding the motives, feelings and behaviours of other people, he/she is said to have
(a) Interpersonal intelligence (b) Intrapersonal intelligence (c) Linguistic intelligence (d) Social intelligence

2. Value judgement of a person about himself/herself is called __________ .

3. The state of physical, emotional and psychological exhaustion is known as
(a) Resistance (b) Stress (c) Burnout (d) Coping

4. Compulsive behaviour is the inability to stop thinking about a particular idea or topic. (True/False)

5. A false belief that is firmly held on inadequate grounds is known as _________ .
6. Empathy means understanding things from other person’s perspective.

7.Schemas that function in the form of categories are called __________ .
Prototype / if stereotype (glossary)
8. Collection of people assembled for a particular purpose is called an _____ .

9. _______ is the study of the relationships between living beings and their environment.

10. The ability of a counsellor to reflect on what the client says and feels using different words is known as
(a) Decoding (b) Communication (c) Listening (d) Paraphrasing


11. Explain pervasive developmental disorder.

12. Explain binge eating.

13. What is existential anxiety?

14. What is meant by compliance?

15. Explain crowding.

16. State two advantages of using observation as a technique.


17. Describe Type-A personality.
18. State three characteristics of pro-social behaviour.
19. Describe crowding tolerance.
OR Enumerate the pro-environmental actions that can help protect environment from pollution.

20. Explain active listening skill of communication.


21. Explain aptitude. Differentiate between aptitude and interest.
22. Explain the psychometric approach to understand intelligence. State two theories based on this approach.
23. Explain mental disorders from socio-cultural perspective.
24. Explain psychological distress according to behaviour therapy. Describe any one behavioural technique.
OR Describe four factors which contribute to the treatment of psychological distress.

25. Explain briefly the factors that influence attitude change.
26. What are the major determinants of cooperation and competition?
27. Explain the concept of personality. Describe the cultural approach to study personality.
OR Discuss the observational methods used in personality assessment. What problems are faced in using these methods?

28. Explain stress according to General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) model, giving examples from everyday life. Describe any one strategy for coping with stress.
OR Explain the effect of stress on the immune system. How social support can lead to positive health and well-being? Discuss.

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