AP Psych Review ChAPters 1-3 (sbb)

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This quiz is to test the knowledge of the students in Mr. Mohl's class room; serving as a review for chapters 1-3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who founded psychology?
    • A. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      Wilhem Wundt

    • D. 

      John Mohl

    • E. 

      G. Stanley Hall

  • 2. 
    Structuralism argued that psychology should
    • A. 

      Analyze consciousness into it's basic elements

    • B. 

      Focus on only the creative aspects/strengths that humans obtain.

    • C. 

      Investigate the purpose of consciousness

    • D. 

      Focus on one's observable behavior

    • E. 

      Focus on how the subconscious affects one's behavior/mind

  • 3. 
    Carl Rodgers and Abraham Maslow were involved in _______ which found behaviorism and psychoanalysis unappealing. 
    • A. 

      The American Psychological Association

    • B. 

      The positive psychology movement

    • C. 

      The Western psychologists' opinions

    • D. 

      The functionalism theory

    • E. 

      The humanists revolt

  • 4. 
    Who's research of the following psychologists was known as the most controversial?
    • A. 

      Wilhem Wundt's

    • B. 

      B. F. Skinner's

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud's

    • D. 

      G. Stanley Hall's

    • E. 

      Abraham Maslow's

  • 5. 
    The ______ variable is influenced by the manipulation of the  ______ variable.
    • A. 

      Dependent; Independent

    • B. 

      Experimental; Dependent

    • C. 

      Larger; Smaller

    • D. 

      Larger; Extraneous

    • E. 

      Independent; Dependent

  • 6. 
    A survey consists of
    • A. 

      A careful observation without a subject's intervention involved

    • B. 

      Questionnaires and interviews to gather information about aspects of subject's behavior

    • C. 

      Proof that two variables are casually related

    • D. 

      Any data that can be graphed

    • E. 

      Questions for each subject to answer but only while hypnotized

  • 7. 
    Correlation does not imply
    • A. 

      Extraneous variables

    • B. 

      Causation

    • C. 

      Prediction

    • D. 

      A sampling bias

    • E. 

      Samples

  • 8. 
    An experimenter bias is when
    • A. 

      A researcher's expectations of results of an experiment influence the outcome

    • B. 

      A researcher allows a third variable to influence outcome

    • C. 

      Experimenter gives a placebo

    • D. 

      The sample is not random

    • E. 

      Ethical issues are involved

  • 9. 
    The method for studying brain function that involves destroying a part of the brain in order to learn of it's function is known as
    • A. 

      Lesioning

    • B. 

      EEG

    • C. 

      TMS

    • D. 

      PET scans

    • E. 

      CT scans

  • 10. 
    The _____ nerves are incoming while _____ nerves are outgoing.
    • A. 

      Afferent; Confident

    • B. 

      Efferent; Afferent

    • C. 

      Larger; Smaller

    • D. 

      Afferent; Efferent

    • E. 

      Peripheral; Central

  • 11. 
    Cocaine acts as an agonist for which of the following neurotransmitters?
    • A. 

      GABA

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Serotonin

    • E. 

      Acetylcholine

  • 12. 
    The hemisphere that handles verbal processing is the
    • A. 

      Right hemisphere

    • B. 

      Split hemisphere

    • C. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • D. 

      Both the left and the right hemispheres

    • E. 

      Left hemisphere