Psychology Modules 36-47

46 Questions  I  By [email protected]

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  People who are exuberant and persistently cheerful show increased activity in the brain's __________, which is rich in receptors for the neurotransmitter ____________. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  In animals, destruction of the lateral hypothalamus results in ____________, whereas destruction of the ventromedial hypothalamus results in ___________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  A graph depicting the course of positive emotions over the hours of the day since waking would
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  According to Masters and Johnson, the sexual response of males is most likely to differ from that of females during
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Jane was so mad at her brother that she exploded at him when he entered her room. That she felt less angry afterward is best explained by the prinicle of
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  In high school, Britta and Debbie were best friends. they thought they were a lot alike, as did everyone else whe knew them. After high school, they went on to very difffent colleges, careers, and life courses. Now, at their twenty-fifth reunion, they are shocked at how little they have in common. Banduara would suggest that their differences reflect the invteractive effects of environment, personality, and heavior, which he refers to as
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  Trait theory attempts to 
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The field of health pyschology is concerned with
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  I am a protein produced by fat cells and monitored by the hypothalamus. When in abundacne, I caused the brain to increase metabolism. What am I?
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Ricardo has been unable to resovle a stressful relationship with a family member. To cope, he turns to a close friend for social support. Ricardo's coping strategy is an example of
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  During a class discussion, Trevor argues that positive psychology is sure to wante in popularity because it suffers from the same criticisms as humanistic psychology. You counter his arguement by pointing our that, unlike humanistic psychology, positive psychology  
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  A psychoanalyst would characterize a person who is impulsive and self-indulgent as possessing a strong _________ and a weak __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  To help him deal with a stessful schedule of classes, work, and studying, Randy turns to a regular program of excersice and relaxation training. Randy's strategy is an example of 
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  Dr. Iverson conducts research focusing on how management styles influence worker motivation. Dr. Inverson would most accurately be described as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Which of the following is true regarding gestures and facial expressions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  One shortcoming of the instinct theory of motivation is that it 
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  Which of the following statements concerning Type A and B persons is true?
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  Increases in insulin will
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  Which of the following is NOT an aspect of Murray's definition of achievement motivation?
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  James  attributes his failing grade in chemistry to an unfair final exam. His attitude exemplifies 
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  The school psychologist believes that having a postive self-concept is necessay before students can achieve their potential. Evidently, the scholl psychologist is working within the _______ perspective. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  Professor Minton believes that people are basically good and are endowned with self-actualizing tendencies. Evidently, Professor Minton is a proponent of
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  Which of the following individuals whould be characterized as experiencing flow?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  Andrew's grandfather, who has lived a rich and productive life, is a spontaneous, loving, and self accepting person. Maslow might say that he
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  Behavioral and medical knowledge about factors influencing health form the basis of the field of 
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Which of the following is ture of biofeedback training?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  For humanistic psychologists, many of our behaviors and perceptions are ultimately shaped by whether our _______ is _________ or _____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  Karen and Kyumi attend different universities, but both have rooms in on-campus dorms. Karen's dorm is large, roomy, with only two students to a suite. Kyumi attends a city school, where the dorms are small, overcrowded, and noisty, woth five students to a room, which makes study very difficult. Which student is probably under more stress?
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  The stress hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine are released by the ____________glands(s) in response to stimulation by the ____________branch of the nervous system.
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  A major criticism of trait theory is that it
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Which of the following most accurately describes emotional arousal?
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  Which of the following is true of bulimia nervosa?
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Instinct theory and drive-reduction theory both emphasize _______ factors in motivation
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  Because you have a relatively low level of brain arousal, a trait theorist would suggest that you are an ________ who would naturally seek ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Which of the following is the major criticism of the social-cognitive perspective?
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  Which of the following refers to the tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs?
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Concerning emotions and their accopanying body responses, which of the following appears to be true?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  In laboratory experiments, fear and joy 
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Suzy, bough a used, high-mileage automobile because it was all she could afford. Attempting to justify her purchase, she raves to her friends about the car's attractiveness, good acceleration, and stereo. According to Freud, Suzy is using the defense mechanism of 
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Two years ago Maria was in an automobile accident in which her spinal cord was severed, leaving her paralyzed from her neck down. Today, Maria finds that she experiences emotions less intensely than she did before her accident. This tends to support which theory of emotion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  Jill has a biting, sarcastic manner. According to Freud, she is
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  The correct order of the stages of Masters and Johnson's sexual response cycle is
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  Which of the following statements concerning homosexuality is true?
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  According to Freud, ___________ is the process, by which children incorporate their parents' values into their _______________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  In cultures that emphasize social interdependence
A.
B.
C.
D.
Back to top


to post comments.

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz