Quiz: Loftus And Palmer 1974 Experiment

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

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Quiz: Loftus And Palmer 1974 Experiment

This quiz has a set of questions based on the famous memory experiment by Elizabeth F. Loftus and John C. Palmer. Since you are here, I assume you already are familiar with this psychological study by them. Let's move to the quiz; you will face ten general questions related to this experiment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of experiment was used by Loftus and Palmer?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Lab

    • C. 

      Quasi

  • 2. 
    What were Loftus and Palmer testing?
    • A. 

      The accuracy of eyewitness testimony.

    • B. 

      How well people can see cars.

    • C. 

      How well people can drive.

  • 3. 
    In experiment two, what were the results of the control condition? 
    • A. 

      Yes = 8 no= 42

    • B. 

      Yes= 5 no=45

    • C. 

      Yes=7 no=43

    • D. 

      Yes= 6 no=44

  • 4. 
    The study was high in ecological validity. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    One conclusion was response-bias. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How many students took part in experiment one?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 7. 
    The "iv" in experiment one was...
  • 8. 
    In experiment two, there was broken glass in the film.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In experiment two, seven people said "yes" in the hit condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In experiment two. how many people said "no" in the smashed condition?
    • A. 

      43

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      48