Psych (Season 2) Quiz Questions

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Psych Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Researchers agree that almost everyone experiences a single "stream of consciousness". 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 2. 
    Eventually, everyone must sleep due to our _____________________.
    • A. 

      Sleep patterns

    • B. 

      Biological rhythms

  • 3. 
    After taking medication for his back, Todd's thoughts become fuzzy and disorganized. Todd is in a state of ___________________.
    • A. 

      Adverse reaction to the medication

    • B. 

      Altered consciousness

  • 4. 
    Which statement does NOT describe the circadian rhythm? 
    • A. 

      It describes the changes in a person's heartbeat throughout the stages of sleep.

    • B. 

      It describes a person's sleep patterns.

  • 5. 
    REM sleep ___________________.
    • A. 

      Is a much deeper, more restful kind of sleep

    • B. 

      Is when 90 percent of dreams occur.

  • 6. 
    Nearly ___ percent of an infant's sleep is REM, compared to about ___ percent for a normal, healthy adult.
    • A. 

      50;20

    • B. 

      60;30

  • 7. 
    A rare disorder in which the mechanism that blocks the movement of the voluntary muscles fails, allowing the person to thrash around and even get up and act out nightmares is ______________________.
    • A. 

      REM behavior disorder

    • B. 

      Night terrors

  • 8. 
    Jonathan is often a victim of bad dreams, or ____________.
    • A. 

      Nightmares

    • B. 

      There's no such thing as a bad dream

  • 9. 
    Which statement about sleep apnea is TRUE?
    • A. 

      People breathe normally with sleep apnea.

    • B. 

      The person experiencing sleep apnea may stop breathing for half a minute or more.

  • 10. 
    David often experiences "sleep seizures" during the day. He probably suffers from ___________________.
    • A. 

      Epilepsy

    • B. 

      Narcolepsy

  • 11. 
    In order for people to be able to tell you how many televisions they have in their house, they would probably use ________________________.
    • A. 

      A mental image

    • B. 

      Verbal explanation

  • 12. 
    Natural concepts are "fuzzy" concepts that are developed through experiences in the real world. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A person's schema for a library would most likely include _______________________. 
    • A. 

      Desks and a marker board

    • B. 

      Books and bookshelves

  • 14. 
    Algorithms ___________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Will always result in a correct solution, if there is a correct solution to be found

    • B. 

      Are impossible to be solved

  • 15. 
    The chess program Deep Blue, which thinks like a human, is an example of ______________________________. 
    • A. 

      Human intelligence

    • B. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 16. 
    Erik dropped a note under is car seat and couldn't find it. He looked all through the glove compartment for a flashlight so that he could get a better look under his seat. He later realized he could have just held his cell phone under the seat to help illuminate the area. This is an example of ______________________________. 
    • A. 

      Functional fixedness

    • B. 

      Using his monkey brain to figure out where he dropped it

  • 17. 
    Convergent thinking is the best way to measure or capture one's level of creativity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Rob's Mum's house

  • 18. 
    A group of teachers in an elementary school have strong beliefs about their method of teaching children how to read. They search for evidence and studies that support their beliefs, and ignore studies that prove the success of other methods. This is an example of __________________________________.
    • A. 

      Confirmation bias

    • B. 

      Jackson thinking he's aaaaallllllllways right

    • C. 

      Prejudices

  • 19. 
    Brainstorming, keeping a journal, and concept mapping are all __________________________.
    • A. 

      Ways to make yourself smart so you won't end up like Kristen Stewart

    • B. 

      Strategies to become a more divergent thinker

  • 20. 
    According to Noam Chomsky, human have an innate ability to understand and produce language through __________________
    • A. 

      The language acquisition device

    • B. 

      Learning another language other than their own

  • 21. 
    Michael painted the picture and the picture was painted by Michael have the same semantic meaning but different ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Syntax

    • B. 

      Dialect

  • 22. 
    In some languages, changing the intonation of a word can change its entire meaning.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      Ask Ray Toro... he'll tell you. LOL

  • 23. 
    Language has no influence over problem solving, cognition, or memory.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      Rob says he knows the answer to this one.

  • 24. 
    Kanzi, the chimp, _________________________.
    • A. 

      Is a member of the band 100 Monkeys, he's Jackson's brother

    • B. 

      Has demonstrated four consistent sounds to represent bananas, grapes, juice, and the word "yes"

    • C. 

      Knows the difference between love and hate

  • 25. 
    Cognitive reserve is ________________________________.
    • A. 

      The brain's ability to develop extra neural connections-- new neurons and the axons and dendrites that connect them.

    • B. 

      What keeps you smart.