AP Psych Review ChAPters 1-3 Dm

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This quiz will test your knowledge of information pertaining to content found in chapters 1-3 of AP Psychology in Mr. Mohl's class.


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  • 1. 
    "I wanted to change the world. But i have found that the only thing one can be sure of  changing is himself." This poem is in the best relation to:
    • A. 

      Behaviorism

    • B. 

      Cognitive Theory

    • C. 

      Psychoanalytic Theory

    • D. 

      Humanistic Theory

    • E. 

      Evolutionary Theory

  • 2. 
    There is a correlation between income and education. We find that people with higher income have more years of education.  After further calculations, the correlation came to be .70 One can infer all of the following except:
    • A. 

      There is no causation

    • B. 

      Education is associated with Income

    • C. 

      Income increases as Education does

    • D. 

      Positive Correlation;Strong

    • E. 

      Predictions

  • 3. 
    Wilhelm Wundt is associated with All of the following except:
    • A. 

      Establishing the first laboratory in the United States

    • B. 

      Campaigning to make Psychology an indiviual discipline

    • C. 

      Founding of Psychology

    • D. 

      Setting up graduate program

    • E. 

      Tremendous contributions to Psychology

  • 4. 
    For a deeper, more personal connection in research, Professor Kemp would want to use which of the following studies?
    • A. 

      Survey

    • B. 

      Case Study

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Psychological Test

    • E. 

      Group Study

  • 5. 
    The shaded red area of the brain located near the back of the head is known as the:
    • A. 

      Wernicke's Area

    • B. 

      Parietal Lobe

    • C. 

      Broca's Area

    • D. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • E. 

      Temporal Lobe

  • 6. 
    This part of the brain is found in what is known as the primitive brain.
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Reticualr Formation

    • D. 

      Medulla

    • E. 

      Hippocampus

  • 7. 
    The study completed by Ken and Mimi Clark, used the method of presenting_________________________________ to evaluate African American children's choice in "purity" or "goodness" within the bounds of skin color.
    • A. 

      Integration and segregation

    • B. 

      Black and white dolls

    • C. 

      African American and Caucasian children

    • D. 

      Books based on Racism

    • E. 

      The colors black and white

  • 8. 
    A _______________________________ exists when a sample does not represent the population from which it was drawn.
    • A. 

      Experimenter bias

    • B. 

      Sampling bias

    • C. 

      Correlational bias

    • D. 

      Experimental bias

    • E. 

      Empirical bias

  • 9. 
    The _________________ is the fatty layer that covers the axon.
    • A. 

      Axon sheath

    • B. 

      Neural skin

    • C. 

      Glia

    • D. 

      Myelin sheath

    • E. 

      Protective sheath

  • 10. 
    The_________________ deals with speech comprehension.
    • A. 

      Parietal lobe

    • B. 

      Broca's area

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Wernicke's area

    • E. 

      Thalamus

  • 11. 
    The gap in between is known as the __________________.
    • A. 

      Receptor intake area

    • B. 

      Synapse

    • C. 

      Synaptic opening

    • D. 

      Synaptic recieving area

    • E. 

      Transmission gap

  • 12. 
    Why is it that "the thicker the myelin sheath, the more transmitters may travel at a faster rate"?
    • A. 

      The fattier the myelin sheath, faster uptake of neurotransmitters

    • B. 

      The fattier the myelin sheath, the faster deposit of neurotransmitters

    • C. 

      The fattier the myelin sheath, the faster transmission rate of neurotransmitters

    • D. 

      The fattier the myelin sheath, the smaller the area of transmission

    • E. 

      The fattier the myelin sheath, the smaller the size of the diameter of the axon