Consciousness Chapter 6 Test

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 79

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Consciousness Quizzes & Trivia

This test will consist of multiple choice, short answer, and even maybe essay questions. . . . If that's aloud. You must know what the consciousness is and its levels. Must know the content of and different kinds of dreams, biological clocks, circadian rhythm and explaining the importance of REM.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Compare and contrast REM and NREM sleep.
  • 2. 
    The awareness of, or the possibility of knowing, what is happening inside or outside the organism.
  • 3. 
    Consciousness just below our present awareness.
  • 4. 
    Thoughts or desires about which we can have no direct knowledge.
  • 5. 
    A concept requiring a belief in something that cannot be seen or touched but  that seems to exist.
  • 6. 
    The study of forces that control the body at different times of the day, month, or year.
  • 7. 
    Internal chemical units that control regular cycles in parts of the body.
    • A. 

      Free-running cycles

    • B. 

      Biological clocks

    • C. 

      Entrainment

  • 8. 
    Cycles set up by biological clocks that are under their own control, ignoring the environment.
    • A. 

      Free-running cycles

    • B. 

      Biological clocks

    • C. 

      Circadian rhythm

  • 9. 
    The process of altering the free-running cycle to fit a different rhythm.
    • A. 

      Twilight state

    • B. 

      Circadian rhythm

    • C. 

      Entrainment

  • 10. 
    Sequences of behavioral changes that occur every 24 hours.
    • A. 

      Circadian rhythm

    • B. 

      Twilight state

    • C. 

      REM sleep

  • 11. 
    Relaxed state just before we fall asleep.
    • A. 

      REM sleep

    • B. 

      NREM sleep

    • C. 

      Twilight state

  • 12. 
    Beta waves are rapid brain waves that appear when a person is awake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Delta waves are fairly relaxed brain waves that occur just before going to sleep; relaxed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Alpha waves are slow, lazy, deep-sleep brain waves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Rapid eye movement sleep when we dream.
  • 16. 
    Non-rapid eye movement asleep; sleep involving partial thoughts, images, or stories, poor organization.
  • 17. 
    Nightmare is a frightening dream during REM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Incubus attack is an increase in the number of dreams after being deprived of them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    REM rebound is a horrible dream occurring during NREM when the body is not prepared for it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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