Psychology CSS Paper 2022
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS-20
PART-I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR Questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one Place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the question will not be considered.
PART – II
Q. No. 2. What are the major approaches in contemporary psychology? What are psychology’s key issues and controversies? (20)
Q. No. 3. Define intelligence. Differentiate between fluid and crystalized intelligence. Explain why crystallized intelligence is more a reflection of culture as compared to fluid intelligence? (20)
Q. No. 4. Define emotions and describe how James-Lange and Cannon Bard theories of emotions differ in the role of arousal in emotions, along with examples and limitations. (20)
Q. No. 5. Explain how the right to privacy, anonymity, and informed consent relate to psychological testing? Describe the issues associated with test takers from multicultural backgrounds. (20)
Q. No. 6. Differentiate between the Kohlberg and Gilligan approaches to moral development during adolescents and early adulthood. (20)
Q. No. 7. What are the major differences between trait, learning, biological, evolutionary, and humanistic approaches to personality? (20)
Q.No. 8. What are the types, etiology, and symptoms of mood disorders? Explain your answer according to DSM classification. (20)