AP Psych Review ChAPters 1-3

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This quiz is to help you review for the Ap Exam along with other questions from your classmates.


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  • 1. 
    1.Which of these are based on the belief that psychology should investigate the function or purpose of consciousness, rather than its structure?
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Introspection

    • C. 

      Natural Selection

    • D. 

      Structuralism

    • E. 

      Unconscious

  • 2. 
    2. Who created a considerable controversy when he asserted that free will is an illusion?
    • A. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • B. 

      William James

    • C. 

      Wilhelm Wundt

    • D. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • E. 

      G. Stanley Hall

  • 3. 
    3. What do you call it when a group thinks they are of higher power? 
    • A. 

      Cognition

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Biological Perspective

    • D. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • E. 

      Psychoanalytic

  • 4. 
    4. Which out of all of the following five Steps must you do in order to design and conduct an experiment? 
    • A. 

      Step 5

    • B. 

      Step 3

    • C. 

      Step 1

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 2

  • 5. 
    5. A group of students spontaneous acts of aggression during recreational activities are observed not knowing someone is looking at them and recording data. Which  of the following Research methods would be best to use in this situation?
    • A. 

      Case Study

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Survey

    • D. 

      Psychological Test

    • E. 

      Naturalistic Observation

  • 6. 
    6. What is based on an index of the amount of variability in a set of data?
    • A. 

      Standard Deviation

    • B. 

      Variability

    • C. 

      Correlation

    • D. 

      Correlation Coefficient

    • E. 

      Mean

  • 7. 
    7. Which of the following are in the Recieving Signals (postsynaptic potentials) section between the the terminal button and the next neuron?
    • A. 

      Synaptic Cleft, and transmitters

    • B. 

      Exitatory PSP, PSP, and Reuptake

    • C. 

      Acetylcholine, Monomamines, Endorphins, GABA

    • D. 

      Synaptic Pruning

    • E. 

      Chemical Messengers

  • 8. 
    8. If one were to remove the parasympathetic division from the autonomic system, what would happen as a result of that removal?
    • A. 

      Always have a decrease in heart rate.

    • B. 

      Always have a increase of secretion by glands.

    • C. 

      Always have the bladder be contracted.

    • D. 

      Always have a pupils constricted.

    • E. 

      Always have decrease in heart rate.

  • 9. 
    9. Which of the following scans are used to look for abnormalities in brain sturcture among people who are suffering from specific types of mental illnesses, espaecially Schizophrenia?  
    • A. 

      X-Ray

    • B. 

      Electroencephalograph

    • C. 

      Magnetic Renosance Imaging

    • D. 

      Positron Emission Tomgraphy

    • E. 

      Computerized Tomography

  • 10. 
    10. What must happen to the Sperm and Eggs in order to have identical twins?
    • A. 

      One zygote divides into two zygotes.

    • B. 

      Two zygotes stay apart from each other.

    • C. 

      One zygote does not split or have any other zygote with it.

    • D. 

      Two zygotes come together than split apart.

    • E. 

      The zygote splits into two, but they are not the same sex.