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AP Pyschology Accumulative Quiz On ChAPters 1-8

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AP pyschology accumulative quiz on chAPters 1-8
This quiz will assess your knowledge on psychology material based on AP Psychology chapters 1-8.

  
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1.  A researcher was interested in determining whether her students' test performance could be predicted from their proximity to the front of the classroom. So she matched her students' scores on a math test with their seating position. This study is an example of:
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2.  When a difference between two groups is "statistically significant," this means that:
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3.  In order to determine the effects of a new drug on memory, one group of subjects is given a pill that contains the drug. A second group is given a sugar pill that does not contain the drug. This second group constitutes the:
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4.  Which perspective would suggest that the facial expressions we use to express anger and fear are inherited?
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5.  Who would be most likely to agree with the statement, "Psychology is the science of mental life"?
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6.  The _______________ is the part of the brain that is most responsible for one's heartbeat and breathing.
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7.  In a tragic diving accident, Andrew damaged his spinal cord and consequently suffered paralysis of his legs. Andrew's injury was located in his:
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8.  Which brain structure relays information from the eyes to the visual cortex?
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9.  Epinephrine and norepinephrine are ________ that are released by the ________ gland.
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10.  A slap on the back is more painful than a pat on the back because a slap triggers:
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11.  The perceptual tendency to fill in gaps in order to perceive disconnected parts as a whole object is called:
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12.  The cornea:
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13.  Which of these determines the color of vision as seen in the human eye?
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14.  Which drugs are most likely to be prescribed as tranquilizers?
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15.  During a heated argument with his teenage daughter, Mr. Reid suddenly lapsed into a state of REM sleep. Mr. Reid apparently suffers from:
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16.  A Skinner box is a(n):
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17.  You always rattle the box of dog biscuits before giving your dog a treat. As you do so, your dog salivates. Rattling the box is a(n) ________; your dog's salivation is a(n) ________.
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18.  Compared with apartment dwellers whose landlords pay their energy costs, those apartment dwellers who pay their own energy costs use less energy. This most clearly illustrates that consumer energy usage is influenced by:
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19.  In a well-known experiment, nursery school children pounded and kicked a large inflated Bobo doll, after seeing this event beforehand. This experiment served to illustrate the importance of:
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20.  Our inability to remember information presented in the seconds just before we fall asleep is most likely due to:
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21.  When an eyewitness to an auto accident is asked to describe what happened, which test of memory is being utilized?
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22.  The integration of new incoming information with knowledge retrieved from long-term storage involves what is known as:
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23.  Throughout his elementary and high school years, Charlie got away with copying his test answers from classmates. Because the college's test proctors are very observant, Charlie spends as many hours devising new ways to cheat as it would take him to study and perform well in an honest fashion. Charlie's strategy for passing tests illustrates the consequences of:
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24.  The tendency to incorrectly estimate that more people die from accidents and homicides than from strokes and diabetes best illustrates the influence of:
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25.  People are likely to take less time to recognize a woman as a nurse than a man as a nurse because a woman more closely resembles their ________ of a nurse.
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