Intro To Psych Quiz

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Psych Quizzes & Trivia

For Year 11 Psych- a few weeks in! Choose the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psychology is considered a biological science because it
    • A. 

      Looks at the mind and behaviour

    • B. 

      Looks at the environment and how that effects behaviour

    • C. 

      Looks at the body and how that effects behaviour

  • 2. 
    Charles Darwin studied evolutionary theory. In particular, he studied ___________, which we adapted to use for Psychology.
    • A. 

      Fight versus flight response

    • B. 

      Biological psychology

    • C. 

      Survival of the fittest and natural selection

  • 3. 
    Social Psychology is the study of
    • A. 

      How people react in certain situations

    • B. 

      Groups influences and environment (nurture)

    • C. 

      People

  • 4. 
    One reason animals are used in research is:
    • A. 

      They are biologically similar to us

    • B. 

      There are less ethical restraints

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 5. 
    Joe was feeling stressed at work. He felt like his boss pressured him too much, and that he couldn't achieve what he wanted to, in the time frame he was there for. He overall was stressed. Which of the following should Joe see?
    • A. 

      Clinical Psychologist

    • B. 

      Organisational Psychologist

    • C. 

      Counselling Psychologist

  • 6. 
    In which of the following places are you most likely to find a health psychologist?
    • A. 

      Schools

    • B. 

      Community centres

    • C. 

      Sporting arenas

  • 7. 
    Who is often named the "Father of Science" due to his creating of a research lab in Germany?
    • A. 

      Wundt

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Darwin

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes the philosphy of behaviourism?
    • A. 

      Observation and scientific

    • B. 

      Subjective and personal

    • C. 

      Introspective and cultural

  • 9. 
    Katie went to see a Psychologist who told her the best way to change her life, was to start with her thoughts and thought processes. Katie probably went to a Psychologist who had which of the following approaches to Psychology?
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Behaviorist

    • C. 

      Cognitive

  • 10. 
    Psychology is often defined as
    • A. 

      The study of mind and behaviour

    • B. 

      The study of personality

    • C. 

      The study of nature vs nurture