AP Psychology ChAPters 1-3 Je

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This quiz is a brief examine of your knowledge of concepts discussed in chapters one through three. Though these questions do not go into great depth of these chapters, the quiz is specialized to examine broad terms discussed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following were accomplishments of Wilhelm Wundt except?
    • A. 

      Devolping psychology into its own independent study

    • B. 

      Studying psychology in Asia

    • C. 

      Establishing the first formal labatory dedicated to the study of psychology at the university of Leipzig

    • D. 

      Establishing the first journals dedicated to publishing research on psychology

    • E. 

      Promoting the idea of psychology being a science, modeled after fields such as physics and chemistry

  • 2. 
    How many pages of books was it estimated that Wundt published throughout his career?
    • A. 

      54,000 pages

    • B. 

      500,000 pages

    • C. 

      50,000 pages

    • D. 

      5 pages

    • E. 

      25 pages

  • 3. 
    All the following are behaviorlist except?
    • A. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • B. 

      John B. Watson

    • C. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • D. 

      James Olds

    • E. 

      Both a and d

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a step in the scientific investigation?
    • A. 

      Report the findings

    • B. 

      Collect the data

    • C. 

      Call APA for approval of investigation

    • D. 

      Design the study

    • E. 

      Formulate a hypothesis

  • 5. 
    All of the following are data collection techniques EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Questionaire

    • B. 

      Direct Observation

    • C. 

      Interview

    • D. 

      APA Conference

    • E. 

      Psychological recording

  • 6. 
    Which is not considered a positive correlation?
    • A. 

      Greater studying time; increased scores on test

    • B. 

      More practice of a sport; better preformance in that sport

    • C. 

      The more milk you drank; the less chance you will break a bone

    • D. 

      Both c and e

    • E. 

      The more absences of a class; the lower the scores on a test

  • 7. 
    All of the following are neurotransmitters except?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      GABA

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine

    • E. 

      Dopamine

  • 8. 
    The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is made up of nerves that connect to all the following areas except?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Glands

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      Smooth muscles

    • E. 

      Hard muscles

  • 9. 
    The brain is composed of how many ventricles?
    • A. 

      82

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2,000,000,000

    • E. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Which is not a part of the human brain?
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Corpus callosum

    • E. 

      Reticular formation