Psychology Trivia Exam Ultimate MCQ: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The term pattern analysis refers to 
    • A. 

      A. a tool for evaluating eye-to-brain visual perception ability

    • B. 

      B. a pattern of test responses indicative of neuropsychological deficit

    • C. 

      C. a neuropsychological tool of assessment that entails feeling textures

    • D. 

      D. none of these

  • 2. 
    Neuropsychologists
    • A. 

      A. are trained to screen for signs and symptoms of neurological deficit

    • B. 

      B. make use of case-study information in the evaluation process

    • C. 

      C. may administer a test such as “Trail Making” in the evaluation process

    • D. 

      D. all of these

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is FALSE regarding the guidelines for record-keeping in the APS Code of Ethics
    • A. 

      A. Psychologists must make and keep adequate records

    • B. 

      B. Psychologists must keep records for at least 7 years after they began seeing a client

    • C. 

      C. If a psychologist is seeing a client under 18 they must keep those records until the client is at least 25 years old

    • D. 

      D. If a client makes a reasonable request for a psychologist to amend any inaccuracies in their record, the psychologist is obliged to do so

  • 4. 
    A Neuropsychological evaluation
    • A. 

      A. will vary as a function of the referral question

    • B. 

      B. typically begins with specific neuropsychological tests

    • C. 

      C. will vary depending upon the assessee’s insurance

    • D. 

      D. typically begins with the administration of the Bender-Gestalt

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is TRUE of the guidelines surrounding confidentiality in the APS Code of Ethics?
    • A. 

      A. A psychologist may breach confidentiality under any circumstances

    • B. 

      B. A psychologist may breach confidentiality if the feel it is in the best interests of their client

    • C. 

      C. A psychologist may not breach confidentiality under any circumstances

    • D. 

      D. A psychologist may breach confidentiality if there is a risk of harm to an identifiable person or persons

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the general ethical principles of the APS Code of Ethics?
    • A. 

      A. Integrity

    • B. 

      B. Propriety

    • C. 

      C. Honesty

    • D. 

      D. Respect for the rights and dignity of people and peoples

  • 7. 
    Most neuropsychologists prefer which of the following when conducting a neuropsychological evaluation?
    • A. 

      A. a prepackaged neuropsychological battery

    • B. 

      B. a flexible neuropsychological battery

    • C. 

      C. the Halstead-Reitan

    • D. 

      D. the Luria-Nebraska

  • 8. 
    Public concern about various aspects of psychological testing reached a peak in
    • A. 

      A. the 1940s

    • B. 

      B. the 1950s

    • C. 

      C. the 1960s

    • D. 

      D. the 1970s

  • 9. 
    The study of neuropsychology is BEST characterized as the study of 
    • A. 

      A. nervous system/cognitive relationships

    • B. 

      B. brain/behavior relationships

    • C. 

      C. stimulus/response relationships

    • D. 

      D. physical/platonic relationships

  • 10. 
    A psychologist is seeing a client who only speaks Vietnamese. The client’s adult son agrees to act as an interpreter for the psychologist. According to the APS Code of Ethics
    • A. 

      A. The son can act as an interpreter if he agrees to maintain the client’s confidentiality

    • B. 

      B. The son cannot act as an interpreter as he is in a multiple relationship with the client

    • C. 

      C. The son cannot act as an interpreter as he is not a trained psychologist

    • D. 

      D. The son can act as an interpreter provided the client gives their informed consent

  • 11. 
    As mentioned in your text, which of the following is a means of safeguarding test records?
    • A. 

      A. storing test records in a locked filling cabinet

    • B. 

      B. only allowing security officials to have computer passwords

    • C. 

      C. installing and maintaining a special alarm system in the record storage room

    • D. 

      D. storing records at an external storage facility away from the office

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a subspecialty of neuropsychology?
    • A. 

      A. forensic neuropsychology

    • B. 

      B. school neuropsychology

    • C. 

      C. vocational neuropsychology

    • D. 

      D. geriatric neuropsychology

  • 13. 
    The case study approach is extremely valuable in neuropsychological assessments, especially with regard to determinations concerning a patient’s:
    • A. 

      A. level of compliance during testing and assessment

    • B. 

      B. level of premorbid functioning

    • C. 

      C. need for medication and other such medical intervention

    • D. 

      D. ability to pay for services on a sliding scale fee basis

  • 14. 
    The terms “organicity” and “neurological damage”
    • A. 

      A. both refer to damage to the brain, the spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      B. are basically the same diagnostic entities and are unitary in nature

    • C. 

      C. were generally used interchangeably from about the time of the world war 1 to the 1950’s

    • D. 

      D. both refer to the fact that most brain-damaged children share a similar pattern of cognitive, behavioural, and motor deficits

  • 15. 
    The ethical standard regarding Confidentiality falls under which general principal in the Code of Ethics 
    • A. 

      A. Respect for the rights and dignity of people and peoples

    • B. 

      B. Propriety

    • C. 

      C. Integrity

    • D. 

      D. Confidentiality is not in the code

  • 16. 
    Which of the following ethical considerations as outlined in the APS Code of Ethics belongs under the general principle of Propriety
    • A. 

      A. When dealing with clients, psychologist must reframe for engaging in multiple relationships that could impair their competence, effectiveness, objectivity, or ability to render psychological services

    • B. 

      B. When delegating tasks to an assistant the psychologist must take reasonable steps to ensure that the delegate is not in a multiple relationship that could impair their decision

    • C. 

      C. When disclosing confidential information obtained through psychological services psychologists obtain the consent of the client or person with legal authority for their client

    • D. 

      D. Advertising by psychologists must not include any statement likely to appeal to a client’s fears, anxieties or emotions concerning the possible results of failure to obtain the offered services.

  • 17. 
    The APS Code of ethics general principle of propriety demands psychologists
    • A. 

      A. Provide services to benefit, and not cause harm

    • B. 

      B. Ensure they are competent to deliver the psychological services they provide

    • C. 

      C. Protect the interests of peoples with whom they work

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 18. 
    During a session, Annie (a 15 year old girl), discloses to her psychologist that she was planning on having sex with her boyfriend as she felt he was going to leave her for another girl if she does not. She was adamant that she would not reconsider her decision. The psychologist decided not to tell her extremely religious parents out of fear that she would be forced out of home if they found out and instead helped Annie find contraceptive advice from a GP. The psychologist later outright denied to Annie's mother that Annie was considering becoming sexually active.  Which ethical principle appears to have been breached?
    • A. 

      A. Competence- in helping the client find contraceptive advice

    • B. 

      B. The informed consent of the clients parents

    • C. 

      C. The limits of confidentiality that should have been out lined to the client

    • D. 

      D. There was no ethical breach; the psychologist did the right thing.

  • 19. 
    A psychologist’s boss has them score some WPPSI, a task for which the psychologist is not trained. This presents
    • A. 

      A. An ethical dilemma

    • B. 

      B. A mixed dilemma

    • C. 

      C. A moral dilemma

    • D. 

      D. Is not a dilemma

  • 20. 
    A client is behaving extremely violently as she believes that her husband is going to leave her. The psychologist knows that the client’s husband is leaving but lies to the client to calm her. A few days later, when the client is behaving rationally, the husband breaks the news to his wife with the psychologist present. The client accepts the situation despite being upset. What type of theoretical ethical approach did this decision follow?
    • A. 

      A. Deontological

    • B. 

      B. Virtuous

    • C. 

      C. Consequentialist

    • D. 

      D. Pragmatic

  • 21. 
    The seven first-level principles include; dignity, honesty, equality, prudence, openness, goodwill and 
    • A. 

      A. Suffering prevention

    • B. 

      B. Propriety

    • C. 

      C. Integrity

    • D. 

      D. Justice

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