Psychology Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Exam

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Psychology Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Exam

Psychology quiz: trivia knowledge exam! The human mind may biologically look the same but functions differently when it comes to specific things people go through in life. Do you know how to read through how people have and find out what it says about them? Do you have the ability to detect what is happening in a patient’s life? This quiz is one way to test your psychology skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People with what personality style are said to be more relaxed and less aggressive?
    • A. 

      Type B

    • B. 

      Relaxed

    • C. 

      Type A

    • D. 

      Type C

  • 2. 
    Phineas Gage's personality was severely altered after an iron rod pierced what part of his brain?
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Parietal Lobe

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Temporal Lobe

  • 3. 
    A study of the psychological effects of imprisonment was conducted in 1971 at what university?
    • A. 

      Princeton

    • B. 

      Stanford

    • C. 

      UCLA

    • D. 

      Yale

  • 4. 
    What is the major achievement during the sensorimotor stage of Piaget's theory of child development?
    • A. 

      Centration

    • B. 

      Classification

    • C. 

      Conservation

    • D. 

      Object Permanency

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the group of anti-anxiety drugs that includes Valium and Xanax?
    • A. 

      Azaspirones

    • B. 

      Beta Blockers

    • C. 

      Barbiturates

    • D. 

      Benzodiazepines

  • 6. 
    What is the typical age of onset range for panic disorder?
    • A. 

      36-45 Years

    • B. 

      45-65 Years

    • C. 

      8-14 Years

    • D. 

      15-35 Years

  • 7. 
    What therapy technique points out irrational assumptions and suggests new ones?
    • A. 

      Self-Instruction Training

    • B. 

      Stress Inoculation Training

    • C. 

      Rational-Anxiety Training

    • D. 

      Rational-Emotive Therapy

  • 8. 
    Who founded the first formal laboratory of Psychology at the University of Leipzig in 1879?
    • A. 

      Wilhelm Wundt

    • B. 

      Wilhelm Reich

    • C. 

      Edward Titchener

    • D. 

      Hans-Juergen Walter

  • 9. 
    Who is considered the founder of Gestalt Psychology?
    • A. 

      Max Wertheimer

    • B. 

      Dimitri Uznadze

    • C. 

      Robert S. Woodworth

    • D. 

      John Tooby

  • 10. 
    Whose works include "Client-Centered Therapy", and "On Becoming a Person"?
    • A. 

      Carl Jung

    • B. 

      George A. Miller

    • C. 

      Carl Rogers

    • D. 

      Sigmund Freud

  • 11. 
    Whose experiments with inkblots in 1911 led to one of the most widely-used projective tests?
    • A. 

      Maslow

    • B. 

      Pavlov

    • C. 

      Rorschach

    • D. 

      Piaget

  • 12. 
    Whose book "Baby and Child Care" sold over 50 million copies in their lifetime?
    • A. 

      Dr. David Huebel

    • B. 

      Dr. Joyce Brothers

    • C. 

      Dr. John B. Watson

    • D. 

      Dr. Spock

  • 13. 
    Which of these terms best relates to behavior?
    • A. 

      Manners

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Way Of Acting

    • D. 

      Selfishness

  • 14. 
    Which of these is a personality type?
    • A. 

      Aristocrat

    • B. 

      Vivarium

    • C. 

      Humanoid

    • D. 

      Ambivalent

  • 15. 
    What psychological theory describes the ego states of the critical and nurturing parent?
    • A. 

      Jungian

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • C. 

      Transactional Analysis

    • D. 

      Existential