Psychology Trivia Exam Ultimate MCQ: Quiz!

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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

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