Class 12 Education Chapter 5 (B) Attention and Interest

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Class 12 Education Chapter 5 (B) Attention and Interest

Also, you can read the SCERT book online in these sections Solutions by Expert Teachers as per SCERT (CBSE) Book guidelines. These solutions are part of SCERT All Subject Solutions. Here we have given Assam Board/NCERT Class 12 Education Chapter 5 (B) Attention and Interest Solutions for All Subject, You can practice these here…

(B) Attention and Interest

Chapter: 5


Part -B


( a ) Fill in the gaps : 

Q.1. Attention is ……….. side of interest. 

Ans :- Objective.

Q.2. Interest is …………… attention and attention is…………….interest. 

Ans :- Latent, interest .

Q.3. ………… the mental readiness. 

Ans :- Attention 

Q.4. Attention is a mental process, while interest is mental …………… 

Ans :- Condition .

Q.5. Attention paid to thought and ideas is called …………..

Ans :- Ideotional .

Q.6. Attention is concentration of ………… upon an object. 

Ans :- Mind .

Q.7. Interest originating from instinct is called …………… interest. 

Ans :- Ennate .

Q.8. Attention paid without any outside interference or force is known as ………….

Ans :- Voluntary.

Q.9. Attention paid due to the attractive capacity of the stimulus is known as …………. 

Ans :- Involuntary .

Q.10. An adolescent interest on opposite sex is…………….. interest. 

Ans :- Innate .

Q.11. A mother’s love for her child in …………. interest. 

Ans :- Innate .

Q.12. Our interest in morning newspapers is…………….interest. 

Ans :- Transitory or temporary .

Q.13. Intensity of an object is a …………. condition of attention.

Ans :- Objective .

Q.14. “Interest is Latent attention and attention is interest in action” …………… this statement was given by…………..

Ans :- Mc Dougall .

Q.15. “An interest is a disposition in its dynamic aspect”. It is said by …………… 

Ans :- Games Dreven. 

Q.16. Duration, intensity, Movement etc. are ………… condition of attention. 

Ans :- External. 

Q.17. “An interest is a disposition in its dynamic aspect” Who said this? 

Ans :- Draver. 

Q.18. “Interest is latent attention and attention is interest in action”- this statement was given by ………… 

Ans :- Mc. Dougall. 

Q.19. Attention paid at the time of examination is…………. type of Attention .

Ans :- Voluntary.

Q.20. Mother’s attention towards her crying child………….. attention. 

Ans :- Immediate. 

Q.21. Paying attention to a loud sound is example of…………. attention. 

Ans :- Sensory. 

Q.22. The word interest originated from a Latin word which means …………. 

Ans :- ‘It matters’ or Concerns with something. 

Q.23. According to …………. of interest is “a disposition on its dynamic aspect.” 

Ans :- Draver. 

Q.24. According to …………….. A thing that interests us is just something that concerns us or matters to us. 

Ans :- J.S. Ross. 

Q.25. Adolescent interest on opposite sex is example of…………. interest. 

Ans :- Innate. 

Q.26. Our interest in the morning news paper is an example of ………… interest. 

Ans :- Transitory. 

Q.27. Newness is a ……….. condition of attention. 

Ans :- important .

Q.28. Reward is a …………… condition of attention. 

Ans :- objective .

Q.29. Intensity and movement are …………condition of learning.

Ans :- objective .

Q.30. Ross classifies attention as volitional and …………. 

Ans :- non- volitional.

Q.31. “An interest is a disposition in its dynamic aspect”………… this statement was given by ……………..

Ans :- Drever. 

Q.32. The Latin root of the word ‘Interest’ means…………..

Ans :- ‘It matters’ or it concerns. 

Q.33. Attention depends upon the personal thought and ideas known as …………. Attention.

Ans :- ideational. 

Q.34. Attention of a scientist is ………….. type of attention. 

Ans :- ideational .

( b ) Write whether the following statements are true or false. 

Q.35. Attention is the process of getting an object of thought clearly before the mind. 

Ans :- True .

Q.36. Interest is a metal function while interest is a mental structure .

Ans :- True .

Q.37. Attention and consciousness mean the same thing. 

Ans :- True .

Q.38. Attention which needs no effort or will to sustain is called non-volitional attention.

Ans :- True .

Q.39. Children’s attention is non-volitional in nature. 

Ans :- True .

Q.40. We can attend more than one thing at a time. 

Ans :- Flase .

Q.41. Little children can not pay voluntary attention. 

Ans :- Flase. 

Q.42. Distraction always disturbs attention. 

Ans :- True .

Q.43. Inattentiveness implies absence of attention. 

Ans :- True .

Q.44. Repetition increases interest .

Ans :- True . 

Q.45. Interest creates attention but attention cannot create interest. 

Ans :- True .

Q.46. It is not possible to be completely inattentive in our waking state. 

Ans :- True .

Q.47. Attention is a mental process. 

Ans :- True .

Q.48. Mental health is a condition of attention. 

Ans :- True .

Q.49. Contrast is an objective condition of attention. 

Ans :- True .

Q.50. Emotions have no impact on our attention .

Ans :- False .

Q.51. Interest is a dynamic mental process. 

Ans :- True .

Q.52. Internal factors of attention are subjective. 

Ans :- True .

Q.53. Attention is a purposive activity. 

Ans :- True .

Q.54. Interest is independent of social influences. 

Ans :- False .

Q.55. Interests are static mental structure. 

Ans :- False .

Q.56. Interest is always inborn qualities 

Ans :- False . 

Q.57. One can not pay attention to the same thing for a long duration. 

Ans :- True .

Q.58. Acquired interests are universal in nature. 

Ans :- False .

Q.59. We can not attend two things at a time. 

Ans :- True .

Q.60. Interest may be temporary or permanent. 

Ans :- True .

Q.61. “Interest is latent attention and attention is interest in action”- this statement was given by ………..

Ans :- True. 

Q.62. Inattention does not mean absence of attention. 

Ans :- True. 

Q.63. Attention accompanies motor Adjustment. 

Ans: True. 

Q.64. Attention is a selective process. 

Ans :- True. 

Q.65. Attention is natural and instinctive? 

Ans: True. 

Q.66. Attention is the precondition of Interest. 

Ans :- True. 

Q.67. Interest is not an inborn quality. 

Ans :- False. 

Q.68. Interests are fixed. 

Ans :- False. 

Q.69. Interest is latent attention; attention is interest in action. 

Ans :- True. 

Q.70. Intelligence is not a source of interest. 

Ans :- False. 

Q.71. Objects of interest always cause satisfaction. 

Ans :- True. 

C. GIVE SHORT ANSWER (preferably in one sentence) : 

Q.72. Mention any one subjective factor of attention. 

Ans :- Instincts .

Q.73. “Attention and interest are two sides of the same coin” – Who gave this statement? 

Ans :- J. S. Ross .

Q.74. What are the two types of voluntary attention? 

Ans :- Explicit voluntary, Implicit voluntary . 

Q.75. What is the meaning of the Latin origin of the word ‘interest’ 

Ans :- It matters or it concerns. 

Q.76. “Interest is latent attention and attention in interest in action”– Who gave this statement? 

Ans :- Mc Dougall. 

Q.77. ‘Attention is a process of getting an object of thought clearly before the mind’- who gave this statement? 

Ans :- J. S. Ross. 

Q.78. “To attend is in short to get set and ready to perceive a certain object or to perform a certain act.” Who gave this definition of attention? 

Ans :- Woodworth and Marquise. 

Q.79. What is oscillation of attention? 

Ans :- When attention moves from one subject to another subject then it is called oscillation of attention. Attention is dynamic.Therefore we can not give attention for a long time on a certain thing or object. 

Q.80. What do you mean by span of attention? 

Ans :- In a certain period of time people can give their attention to a limited number of things. This limitation of attention is called the span of attention. 

Q.81. A hungry man pays attention to food’.-Give reason. 

Ans :- Due to the instinct of biological needs a hungry man pays attention to food .

Q.82. A loud noise, a sparking light and deep-colour attracts our attention at once’- Mention the Cause. 

Ans :- These are external factors of attention. And loud noise, sparking light and deep colour impact our sense organs and create a tendency to pay attention. 

Q.83. “Size is a condition of attention’- Give an example.

Ans :- A teacher can write boldly on the black board and draw bold figures in order to draw attention of the students. 

Q.84. ‘We attend to a small stain on a white wall’- why? 

Ans :- It is happened due to the contrast. As we know that contrast is an dermal cause of attention. In a white wall small stain creates a contrast. Therefore we attend to a small stain on white wall. 

Q.85. Give an example of spontaneous attention. 

Ans :- The attention of a player on play is an example of spontaneous attention. 

Q.86. ‘Age is a factor of interest.’ – Discuss. 

Ans :- Interest differs with age and every age has its own pattern of interest. Different age groups of children have their own pattern of interests. 

Q.87. Give an example of permanent interest. 

Ans :- Interest of a business man towards his profession is the example of permanent interest. 

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