Can You Pass This General Psychology Test?

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Psychology is the study of human behaviour, performance, and mental disposition. There are different types of psychology, such as cognitive, forensic, social, and developmental psychology. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge of general psychology. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psyche refers to
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Self

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Mind

  • 2. 
    In psychology, the intention of control as a goal is 
    • A. 

      Manipulating a person’s mental processes to become dependent

    • B. 

      Managing the person’s behavior to develop independence

    • C. 

      Assessing the person’s psychological state

    • D. 

      Encouraging self-discovery and introspection

  • 3. 
    He believed that a large portion of what influenced our behaviour is unknown to our consciousness.
    • A. 

      Abraham Maslow

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      William James

    • D. 

      Max Wertheimer

  • 4. 
    It is described as the conscience of a person.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Superego

    • D. 

      Unconscious

  • 5. 
    Psychology is best categorized as a
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Science

  • 6. 
    Wilhelm Wundt is recognized as the Founding Father of Scientific Psychology because.
    • A. 

      He established the first laboratory in psychology

    • B. 

      He advocated psychophysics

    • C. 

      He established the school of structuralism

    • D. 

      He was a German physicist

  • 7. 
    The belief that the whole is not equal to the sum of its parts is advocated by the school of.
    • A. 

      Behaviorism

    • B. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • C. 

      Humanistic

    • D. 

      Gestalt

  • 8. 
    Psychological tests include the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Intelligence quotient

    • B. 

      Personality test

    • C. 

      Brain imaging

    • D. 

      Projective technique

  • 9. 
    Patients with schizophrenia will most likely display ____ in their brains.
    • A. 

      Blood clots

    • B. 

      No detectable traces of the disease

    • C. 

      Discoloration of connective tissues

    • D. 

      Enlarged ventricles

  • 10. 
    Who is known as the father of classical conditioning?
    • A. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • B. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Jean-Paul Sartre

    • D. 

      Sigmund Freud

  • 11. 
    According to Freud, which inner force contains the libido?
    • A. 

      Superego

    • B. 

      Superid

    • C. 

      Ego

    • D. 

      Id