FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR Q.No.No.No. No.s from PART-II. ALL Q.No.No.No. No.s carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Q.No.No.No. No. must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q.No.No.No. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q.No.No.No. No. in the Q.No.No.No.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 Q.No.No.No. No. or any part of the Q.No.No.No. No. will not be considered.
Q.No.2. What is zone of proximal development? Discuss in reference to Vygotsky’s sociocultural approach.
Q.No.3. What are the philosophical foundations of psychology, discuss contribution of positivism, materialism and empiricism.
Q.No.4. Discuss the psychological testing movement and the clinical psychology movement.
Q.No.5. How personality is studied and measured and what are the ethics of personality testing.
Q.No.6. What are Erikson’s eight stages of psychosocial development? Discuss in detail.
Q.No.7. Discuss Piaget’s cognitive-stage theory in detail.
Q.No.8. DIscuss various types of neurological disorders, their aetiology and treatment.