Introduction To Pyschology

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Introduction To Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it called when a person takes material into their mind from the environment?
    • A. 

      Assimiliation

    • B. 

      Accomodation

    • C. 

      Classification

    • D. 

      Stage

    • E. 

      Recall

  • 2. 
    Which of the following represents that strongest correlation?
    • A. 

      -.10

    • B. 

      +.23

    • C. 

      -.44

    • D. 

      +.89

    • E. 

      +.55

  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a step in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Gather information

    • B. 

      Generate hypothesis

    • C. 

      Test hypothesis

    • D. 

      Revise

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The difference between reality and self-concept is called
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Behavior rehearsal

    • C. 

      Modeling

    • D. 

      Incongruence

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Role playing social situations or behaviors is called
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Behavior rehearsal

    • C. 

      Modeling

    • D. 

      Incongruence

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What is it called when a person has consistent fear of a serious disease?
    • A. 

      Hypochondria

    • B. 

      Arachnophobia

    • C. 

      Phobia

    • D. 

      Obsessive-complusive disorder

    • E. 

      Schizophrenia

  • 7. 
    Which of the following created the client-cnetere theory of psychology?
    • A. 

      Alfred Kinsey

    • B. 

      Carl Jung

    • C. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • D. 

      Carl Rogers

    • E. 

      Ivan Pavlov

  • 8. 
    What is it called when a person experiences hallucinations and delusions?
    • A. 

      Hypochondria

    • B. 

      Arachnophobia

    • C. 

      Phobia

    • D. 

      Obsessive-complusive disorder

    • E. 

      Schizophrenia

  • 9. 
    Which of the following conducted the Baby Monkey experiment?
    • A. 

      Harry Harlow

    • B. 

      Mary Ainsworth

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Jean Piaget

    • E. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

  • 10. 
    Which of the following studied temperament?
    • A. 

      Harry Harlow

    • B. 

      Mary Ainsworth

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Jean Piaget

    • E. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

  • 11. 
    Cocaine is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sedative

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Stimulant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

    • E. 

      Cannabis

  • 12. 
    Which of the following became famous for his experiments with dogs and conditioning?
    • A. 

      Alfred Kinsey

    • B. 

      Carl Jung

    • C. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • D. 

      Carl Rogers

    • E. 

      Ivan Pavlov

  • 13. 
    When a person experiences unexpected panic attacks it is called
    • A. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      insanity

    • D. 

      Agoraphobia

    • E. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 14. 
    When a person has anxiety about panic attacks in social or embarrassing situations?
    • A. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      insanity

    • D. 

      Agoraphobia

    • E. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 15. 
    When a person experiences extreme stress with biological and psychological symptoms following a traumatic event it is called
    • A. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      insanity

    • D. 

      Agoraphobia

    • E. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 16. 
    When you get used to hearing trains pass by and you no longer notice the train it is called
    • A. 

      Habituation

    • B. 

      Stimulus generalization

    • C. 

      Convergence

    • D. 

      Conditioning

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Visual sensory memory is called
    • A. 

      Iconic memory

    • B. 

      Echoic memory

    • C. 

      Short-term memory

    • D. 

      Chunking

    • E. 

      Encoding

  • 18. 
    When a person experiances a period with manic and depressive periods it is called
    • A. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      Insanity

    • D. 

      Agoraphobia

    • E. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 19. 
    When a person has eating problems, poor body image and maintains low body weight it is called
    • A. 

      Anorexia nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia nervosa

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Histrionic personality

    • E. 

      Somatoform disorder

  • 20. 
    LSD is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sedative

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Stimulant

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

    • E. 

      Cannabis

  • 21. 
    When a person binges on food and then expels the food through regurgitation or diuretics it is called
    • A. 

      Anorexia nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia nervosa

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Histrionic personality

    • E. 

      Somatoform disorder

  • 22. 
    _____________________ is a psychotic disorder
    • A. 

      Anorexia nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia nervosa

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Histrionic personality

    • E. 

      Somatoform disorder

  • 23. 
    In Maslow's Hierarchy of needs if you are in the first stage you are experiencing which need?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Respect from others

    • D. 

      Love

    • E. 

      Realized full potential

  • 24. 
    Codeine is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sedative

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Stimulant

    • D. 

      hallucinogen

    • E. 

      Cannabis

  • 25. 
    Alcohol is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sedative

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Stimulant

    • D. 

      hallucinogen

    • E. 

      Cannabis