Chapter 7 Review Quiz

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Chapter 7 Review Quiz

Review of Chapter 7.

Sample Question

Joe is thinking about what he is doing this weekend.  He is using

Semantic memory

Declarative memory

Prospective memory

Phonemic memory

Episodic memory

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  • 1. 
    Joe is thinking about what he is doing this weekend.  He is using
    • A. 

      Semantic memory

    • B. 

      Declarative memory

    • C. 

      Prospective memory

    • D. 

      Phonemic memory

    • E. 

      Episodic memory

  • 2. 
    Suppose you are told that someone has an accident and now has no idea who she or her family are.  This person has significant
    • A. 

      Proactive interference

    • B. 

      Retroactive interference

    • C. 

      Antroactive amnesia

    • D. 

      Antrograde amnesia

    • E. 

      Retrograde amnesia

  • 3. 
    When you come up with an idea that you believe to be your own but really was something you heard from somewhere else, you have
    • A. 

      Antrograde amnesia

    • B. 

      Cryptomnesia

    • C. 

      Reality monitoring error

    • D. 

      Encoding specificity error

    • E. 

      Semantic error

  • 4. 
    According to Freud, we do not remember our own birth because
    • A. 

      Our birth was simply a long time ago that decay simply occured.

    • B. 

      Our senses are not fully developed, thus we cannot put sensory into the STM and ultimately into the LTM.

    • C. 

      So much sesory input was present that a lot of interference made it impossible to encode effectively.

    • D. 

      Our birth was a very traumatic experience, so we repressed it out of our conscious awareness.

    • E. 

      Our amygdala is underdeveloped at birth.

  • 5. 
    According to Miller, how many pieces of information can we hold in the STM?
    • A. 

      20-30 items

    • B. 

      13-17 items

    • C. 

      4 to 6 items

    • D. 

      2-5 items

    • E. 

      5 to 9 items

  • 6. 
    Most people in their fifties can remember where they were when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  This type of memory is known as a _______________ memory.
    • A. 

      Flashbulb

    • B. 

      Retrospective

    • C. 

      Prospective

    • D. 

      Semantic

    • E. 

      Historic

  • 7. 
    At the beginning of the school year, you keep calling your social studies teacher by the name of your social studies teacher from last year.  You are experiencing
    • A. 

      Antrograde amnesia

    • B. 

      Retrograde amnesia

    • C. 

      Retroactive interference

    • D. 

      Proactive interference

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What happened to Henry Molaison (H.M.) that caused his memory impairment?
    • A. 

      His prefrontal cortex was damaged as a result of an infection.

    • B. 

      His hippocamous was removed.

    • C. 

      It is not exactly known.

    • D. 

      His amydgale his removed.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    When given a list of words, people tend to remember the first and last few words in a recall task.  This is known as the
    • A. 

      The Ebbinghaus effect

    • B. 

      Serial position effect

    • C. 

      The haggedorn effect

    • D. 

      The inverted-U

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The _________________ is most responsible for implicit memories, such as procedural and classically conditioned memories.
    • A. 

      Limbic system

    • B. 

      Thalumus

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Amygdala

    • E. 

      Cerebellum