Psyc Exam 2 Practice Test

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Pratice exam for exam 2 in Psyc 2000- Erin Walker, LSU


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  • 1. 
    The Angular Gyrus is assocaited with what in the brain. comcering language?
    • A. 

      Reading aloud

    • B. 

      Language expression

    • C. 

      Language comprehension and retention

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 2. 
    What does Broca's area control?
    • A. 

      Reading aloud

    • B. 

      Memory functions

    • C. 

      Language expression

    • D. 

      Language retention and comprehension

  • 3. 
    What does Wernicke's Area control?
    • A. 

      Language expression

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Reading aloud

    • D. 

      Language comprehension and retention

  • 4. 
    The general intelligence (g) is a factor that underlies specific mental abilities and is measured by every task on an intelligence test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What condition does a person have if they are otherwise limited in mental ability but they have an exception specific skill?
  • 6. 
    Which is not an "intelligence" in Sternberg's Three Intelligences?
    • A. 

      Analytical

    • B. 

      Creative

    • C. 

      Statistical

    • D. 

      Practical

  • 7. 
    In sterburgs three intelligences, which itelligence: solves well-defined problems with a single right answer?
    • A. 

      Analytical

    • B. 

      Creative

    • C. 

      Practical

  • 8. 
    In Sterburg's 3 intelligence's, which one: is reacting adaptively in novel situations?
    • A. 

      Analytical

    • B. 

      Creative

    • C. 

      Practical

  • 9. 
    Which "itelligence" in Sternburgs three intelligences solves ill-defined taks with multiple solutions?
    • A. 

      Analytical

    • B. 

      Creative

    • C. 

      Practical

  • 10. 
    Which component is not 1 of the 5 components in creativity?
    • A. 

      Expertise

    • B. 

      Imaginative thinking skills

    • C. 

      A creative enviornment

    • D. 

      Intrinsic motivation

    • E. 

      Adventuresome personality

    • F. 

      Successful analytical thinking

  • 11. 
    Which of the following: is a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarentees soliving a particular problem?
    • A. 

      Insight

    • B. 

      Algorithm

    • C. 

      Heuristic

  • 12. 
    Which of these is not a way to solve a problem?
    • A. 

      Fixation

    • B. 

      Algorithm

    • C. 

      Insight

    • D. 

      Heuristic

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a simple thinking strategy that allows us to make judgements and solve problems efficiently; faster, but more error prone?
    • A. 

      Algorithm

    • B. 

      Heuristic

    • C. 

      Insight

  • 14. 
    Which of the following best describes a concept?
    • A. 

      A mental image of the best example of a category

    • B. 

      A mental grouping of simialr objects,events,ideas, or people.

    • C. 

      A tendency to approach a problem in a specific way

  • 15. 
    A ____ is a mental image of the best example of a category.
  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not one of the two subtopics of fixation?
    • A. 

      Mental set

    • B. 

      Functional fixedness

    • C. 

      Prototype

  • 17. 
    When solving a problem, you most likely are exhibiting what if you: have the tendency to search for info that supports your preconceptions and ignore contradictory evidence?
    • A. 

      Functional fixedness

    • B. 

      Conformation bias

    • C. 

      Mental set

  • 18. 
    If one has the tendency to approach a problem in one particular way (i.e a notecards everytime they study for an exam), they most likely have a what?
    • A. 

      Mental set

    • B. 

      Comformation bias

    • C. 

      Functional fixedness

  • 19. 
    If one has the tendency to only think of things in only the terms of their usual functions (i.e someone may see a pen only for writing, when it can be used to put hair into a bun, or reset a button) then they are showing what idea of fixation?
    • A. 

      Mental set

    • B. 

      Functional fixedness

    • C. 

      Insight

  • 20. 
    Which of the following states what an Achievement Test tests?
    • A. 

      What a person has learned

    • B. 

      Predicts the future performance of a person

    • C. 

      What the person has accomplished in a work enviornment

  • 21. 
    The difference between an Achievement test and an Aptitude test is that an aptitude test predicts a persons future performance, and an achievement is designed to test what a person has learned?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not one of the two of the suptopics for Validity?
    • A. 

      Content validity

    • B. 

      Reliability validity

    • C. 

      Predictive validity

  • 23. 
    Which subtopic of validity is: the extent to which a test predicts the behavior its designed to predict that uses correlation?
    • A. 

      Predictablity validity

    • B. 

      Content validity

  • 24. 
    Which two are two examples of early Intelligence Testing?
    • A. 

      WAIS

    • B. 

      Standford-Binet

    • C. 

      Intelligence- Quotient

  • 25. 
    ________ is the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to.
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