Chapter 7 Review Quiz

10 Questions
Chapter 7 Review Quiz

Review of Chapter 7.

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Questions and Answers
  • 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