Advanced Psychology - Qp1

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Advanced Psychology - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    The word psychology comes from the Latin words ‘psyche’ meaning mind or soul, and ‘logos’ meaning science or study.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Psychologists are not prepared to accept knowledge that is based on evidence which is usually obtained from experiments either on human beings or animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It was the famous biologist ______ who paved the way for the development of psychology.
    • A. 

      Alfred Russel Wallace

    • B. 

      Charles Lyell

    • C. 

      John Herschel

    • D. 

      Charles Darwin

  • 4. 
    Behaviourists believed that human behaviour was in no essential way different from animal behaviour, and most of their research was carried out on animals such as dogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Psychoanalysis was developed by _______.
    • A. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • B. 

      John Watson

    • C. 

      B.F. Skinner

    • D. 

      Carl Rogers

  • 6. 
    Cognitive psychology started investigating human mental processes such as perception, attention, memory, thought and language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Humanistic psychology is probably the most widely researched area of psychology at the present time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Cognitive Psychologists believe that each human is unique, and that the best way to understand human behaviour is not to carry out experiments on large numbers of people, but instead to study individuals’ personal experiences in great detail.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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