Interesting Quiz On Psychology

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one goal of Gestalt therapy?
    • A. 

      Client Develop Awareness In The Here And Now

    • B. 

      Client Correcting Faulty Information

    • C. 

      Client Replacing One Behavior For Another

    • D. 

      Client Reliving Painful Experiences

  • 2. 
    Your son does not like broccoli. You tell him that he has to eat it before going out to play. This is an example of?
    • A. 

      Child Abuse

    • B. 

      Premack Principle

    • C. 

      Response Cost

    • D. 

      Shaping

  • 3. 
    Which of the following personality disorders is found in the DSM-III but was taken out of the DSM-IV?
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Schizoid

    • C. 

      Schizotypal

    • D. 

      Passive/Aggressive

  • 4. 
    A therapist instructs the client to engage in the behavior or symptom he or she seeks relief from. This is an example of?
    • A. 

      Paradoxical Intervention

    • B. 

      Stress Inoculation

    • C. 

      Modeling

    • D. 

      Stimulus Control

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not one of Virginia Satir's defense stances in coping with stress?
    • A. 

      Differentiating

    • B. 

      Placating

    • C. 

      Blaming

    • D. 

      Being Irrelevant

  • 6. 
    Which technique is most true in person centered therapy?
    • A. 

      Therapist Should Be Judgmental At All Times

    • B. 

      Techniques Therapists Use Are Less Important Than His/Her Attitudes

    • C. 

      The Skills That Therapists Possess Are More Important Than His/Her Attitudes Toward The Client

    • D. 

      Therapist Should Direct The Session When The Client Is Silent

  • 7. 
    Existential Therapy places emphasis on what?
    • A. 

      Working Through The Transference Relationship

    • B. 

      Teaching Clients Cognitive Coping Skills

    • C. 

      Uncovering Early Childhood Traumatic Events

    • D. 

      The Quality Of The Client/Therapist Relationship

  • 8. 
    Which is the correct sequence of human experiencing from an Adlerian perspective?
    • A. 

      First We Feel, Then We Act, Then We Think

    • B. 

      First We Feel, Then We Think, Then We Act

    • C. 

      First We Act, Then We Feel, Then We Think

    • D. 

      First We Think, Then We Feel, Then We Act

  • 9. 
    How many times more often do civilian traumas cause stress disorders as opposed to combat traumas?
    • A. 

      8 Times

    • B. 

      6 Times

    • C. 

      10 Times

    • D. 

      12 Times

  • 10. 
    In 1949 an article in the New York Times deemed which procedure a near miracle?
    • A. 

      Lobotomy

    • B. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • C. 

      Sterilization

    • D. 

      Electroshock Therapy

  • 11. 
    In which year was electroshock therapy first used on a human patient?
    • A. 

      1977

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1912

  • 12. 
    In which defense mechanism does a person adopt the opposite behavior of the impulses they fear to face?
    • A. 

      Projection

    • B. 

      Displacement

    • C. 

      Sublimation

    • D. 

      Reaction Formation

  • 13. 
    Pavlov's famous experiment with dogs originally set out to discover secrets of what?
    • A. 

      Reflexes

    • B. 

      The Digestive System

    • C. 

      Canine Taste Preferences

    • D. 

      Conditioning Methods

  • 14. 
    Suicides become much more common at what age than any earlier age?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      12

  • 15. 
    The American Psychological Association was founded in what year?
    • A. 

      1904

    • B. 

      1892

    • C. 

      1875

    • D. 

      1911