AP Psych Ch 5 Quiz

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AP Psych Ch 5 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Everyone dreams at night.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    During sleep, your brain rests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What should you avoid before going to bed?
    • A. 

      TV/Computers

    • B. 

      Books

    • C. 

      Snacks

  • 4. 
    How are night terrors different from nightmares?
    • A. 

      Night terrors are less severe.

    • B. 

      Night terrors are more severe

    • C. 

      Night terrors happen only when you are awake.

    • D. 

      Night terrors only happen when you're asleep.

  • 5. 
    What are circadian rhythms?
    • A. 

      Biological clocks.

    • B. 

      A certain pattern of heart beating during sleep.

    • C. 

      How fast your eyes move in REM.

    • D. 

      A type of music.

  • 6. 
    What does REM stand for?
    • A. 

      Rapid-eagle-movement.

    • B. 

      Regular-eating-memory.

    • C. 

      Random-eye-movement.

    • D. 

      Rapid-eye-movement.

  • 7. 
    What is sleep apnea?
    • A. 

      The inability to sleep.

    • B. 

      Fear of sleeping.

    • C. 

      An interruption in breathing during sleep.

    • D. 

      Sleep addiction.

  • 8. 
    Hypnosis has been shown to do all of the following BUT ______.
    • A. 

      Induce amnesia for what happens during the hypnotic state

    • B. 

      Provide pain relief without medication

    • C. 

      Alter sensory perceptions

    • D. 

      Regress people back to their early childhood experiences

  • 9. 
    If you suddenly and without warning slip into REM sleep during the day, often falling down as you do so, you may have a condition called _____.
    • A. 

      Sleep apnea

    • B. 

      Insomnia

    • C. 

      Narcolepsy

    • D. 

      Epilepsy

  • 10. 
    In which stage of sleep do night terrors occur?
    • A. 

      Stage One

    • B. 

      Stage Two

    • C. 

      Stage Three

    • D. 

      Stage Four

  • 11. 
    Night terrors ______.
    • A. 

      Are the same thing as nightmares

    • B. 

      Are always vividly remembered afterward

    • C. 

      Are more common in children

    • D. 

      Take place in one of the lighter stages of sleep.

  • 12. 
    When light begins to fade at the end of the day, the suprachiasmatic nucleus in the ______ signals the pineal gland to release _______.
    • A. 

      Hippocampus; melatonin

    • B. 

      Hippocampus; serotonin

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus; melatonin

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus; serotonin

  • 13. 
    Alpha waves are associated with:
    • A. 

      REM waves

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      A relaxed but awake state

  • 14. 
    Mary has been alseep for 3 hours.  As she continues to sleep, we can expect that _______ sleep will dimish and that ________ sleep will increase in duration.
    • A. 

      Stage 4, stage 3

    • B. 

      Stage 3, stage 4

    • C. 

      Stage 4, REM

    • D. 

      REM, stage 3

  • 15. 
    According to Freud, the personally threatening and censored meaning of a dream is its:
    • A. 

      Manifest content

    • B. 

      Dissociated content

    • C. 

      Latent content

    • D. 

      Hallucinatory content

  • 16. 
    A characteristic of sleep as we grow closer to the morning is
    • A. 

      It gets gradually deeper

    • B. 

      We spend more time in REM sleep

    • C. 

      We spend more time in stage 3 and 4 sleep

    • D. 

      Our brain waves become slower and deeper

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    An individual's desire to take a "siesta" in the afternoon is driven by
    • A. 

      What they ate for lunch

    • B. 

      Circadian rhythms

    • C. 

      Stage 1 sleep

    • D. 

      Sleep spindles

    • E. 

      Sleep deprivation

  • 18. 
    Deprivation of REM sleep for a few nights results in ____ during the next night's sleep.
    • A. 

      REM rebound

    • B. 

      Reduced problem solving

    • C. 

      Reduced REM sleep

    • D. 

      Reduced coordination

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    According to Freud, the manifest content of a dream refers to
    • A. 

      The setting

    • B. 

      The storyline

    • C. 

      The color of the dream

    • D. 

      The emotional tone

    • E. 

      The symbolic meaning

  • 20. 
    ____ drugs inhibit the central nervous system and thus slow mental and physical activity.
    • A. 

      Depressant

    • B. 

      Stimulant

    • C. 

      Analgesic

    • D. 

      Hallucinogenic

    • E. 

      Amphetamine-like

  • 21. 
    Adverse effects of Ecstasy are heart disease and cancer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Other than the legal concerns, marijuana is actually free of most adverse side effects
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which drug actually can be used in smaller amounts to get the same effect as time goes on?
    • A. 

      Heroin

    • B. 

      Ecstasy

    • C. 

      Marijuana

    • D. 

      Cocaine

  • 24. 
    Which drug offers the fastest track from euphoria to crash?
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Heroin

    • D. 

      Ecstasy

  • 25. 
    Generally, the craving for nicotine subsides in about a month
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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