Psych Final

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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Psych Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Frank is about to propose to his girlfriend of 4 years.  Frank feels nervous, he has been pacing back and forth and feels a lump in his throat.  He feels afraid that his girlfriend will not want to get married.  What is Frank's physiological response?
    • A. 

      Feeling nervous

    • B. 

      Lump in his throat

    • C. 

      Pacing back and forth

    • D. 

      Sweating

    • E. 

      Fear his girlfriend will deny him

  • 2. 
    When Frank's girlfriend receives his proposal, she feels happy and her heart beats very fast.  This is an example of what theory?
    • A. 

      James-Lange Theory

    • B. 

      Shacter's Theory

    • C. 

      Cannon-Bard Theory

    • D. 

      Facial Feedback Hypothesis

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When Frank's girlfriend receives his proposal,  she realizes how much she loves him and wants to marry him so her heart beats fast and she feels happy.  This is an example of what theory?
    • A. 

      James-Lange Theory

    • B. 

      Schacter's Theory

    • C. 

      Cannon-Bard Theory

    • D. 

      Facial Feedback Hypothesis

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    If Person A is given a large portion of food, and Person B is given a small portion of food.  Person A is most likely
    • A. 

      Going to eat more

    • B. 

      Not going to feel hungry

    • C. 

      Want the food person B has

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    All of the following are components of an emotion except..
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Physiological

    • C. 

      Emotional

    • D. 

      Behavioral

    • E. 

      All of the above are components of an emotion

  • 6. 
    A baby boy is playing in a room with his mother.  His mother leaves and a stranger to the baby comes in. When his mother leaves, he will not disengage from her.  When she comes back he is relieved, but unhappy with her for leaving.  This baby can be classified as
    • A. 

      Anxious-Avoidant

    • B. 

      Secure

    • C. 

      Anxious-Ambivalent

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Bob was told to watch a film, however while he was watching the film he was told to smile while he was watching it.  Sam was told to watch the same film, but was not told to smile during it.  After the film, when asked about it Bob said he enjoyed it whereas Sam said it was only okay.  This is an example of what theory?
    • A. 

      James-Lange Theory

    • B. 

      Schacter's Theory

    • C. 

      Cannon-Bard Theory

    • D. 

      Echman's Basic Emotions

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 8. 
    All of the following are stages of every person's life except..
    • A. 

      Sensorimotor Period

    • B. 

      Concrete Operations

    • C. 

      Pre-operational Period

    • D. 

      Formal Operations

    • E. 

      Self-Actualization Period

  • 9. 
    By approximately what age do babies have the emergence of selective smiling?
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      4 months

    • D. 

      7 months

    • E. 

      10-12 months

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a sexual motive for both men and women?
    • A. 

      Physical Pleasure

    • B. 

      Peer Approval

    • C. 

      Self-Affirmation

    • D. 

      Fear

    • E. 

      Coping

  • 11. 
    In terms of temperament, most children are
    • A. 

      Easy

    • B. 

      Difficult

    • C. 

      Slow to warm

    • D. 

      Other (not easily classified)

  • 12. 
    Little Freddy wants to go to a late movie, however the movie ends past his curfew.  When he asks his parents if he can go to the movie, they say "no", and their reasoning is "because we said so".  These parents can be considered
    • A. 

      Authoritative

    • B. 

      Authoritarian

    • C. 

      Indulgent/Permissive

    • D. 

      Neglecting

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    A patient goes to the doctor because he fears he has a mental illness.  The doctor runs a series of scans and tests to see what is wrong with the patient.  After all the tests,  the patient is given anti-psychotic drugs.  This doctor used what perspective when diagnosing his patient?
    • A. 

      Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • B. 

      Humanistic Perspective

    • C. 

      Biological Perspective

    • D. 

      Behavioral Perspective

    • E. 

      Cognitive Perspective

  • 14. 
    Bubba is a 40 year old man who works as a housing relator.  When he leaves his house he fears he will leave the stove on or lights on and they will have negative consequences, so to prevent this he has a routine of going to every room in a certain order twice to make sure everything is off.  It is safe to say that Bubba has a(n)..
    • A. 

      Dissociative Disorder

    • B. 

      Anxiety Disorder

    • C. 

      Mood Disorder

    • D. 

      Schizophrenic Disorder

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    You are collecting money for a charity.  When you ring someone's door, you ask them for a hundred dollars.  When they say no, you ask them for one dollar so they give it to you.  This is an example of...
    • A. 

      Compliance

    • B. 

      Obedience

    • C. 

      Persuasion

    • D. 

      Conformity

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    All of the following are examples of "ekman's core emotions" except..
    • A. 

      Disgust

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Surprise

    • D. 

      Shame

    • E. 

      Fear

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a stage of development?
    • A. 

      Emotional Development

    • B. 

      Motor Development

    • C. 

      Sensory Development

    • D. 

      Cognitive Development

    • E. 

      All of the above are stages of development

  • 18. 
    You are most likely to make an internal attribution if a person is displaying an action with..
    • A. 

      Low consistency, High Distinctiveness, and High Consensus

    • B. 

      High consistency, High Distinctiveness, and Low consensus

    • C. 

      High Consistency, Low Distinctiveness, and Low Consensus

    • D. 

      Low consistency, Low Distinctiveness, High Consensus

    • E. 

      Low consistency, Low Distinctiveness, Low consensus

  • 19. 
    All of the following are true of the "beauty is good bias" except..
    • A. 

      Good people are seen as attractive

    • B. 

      Attractive people are considered good

    • C. 

      Attractive people are more often seen as intelligent

    • D. 

      Babies associate beauty with trust

    • E. 

      All of the above are true

  • 20. 
    You are practicing the piano but your brother has friends in the room.  Since your brothers friends are in the room, you do not play as well as you usually do.  This is an example of
    • A. 

      Social Facilitation

    • B. 

      Self Handicapping

    • C. 

      Social Loafing

    • D. 

      Bystander Effect

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    You were walking to class and saw Dr. Smith yelling at Julia.  You often see Dr. Smith yelling at Julia, however Dr. Smith is the only person who yells at Julia, and she does not yell at anyone else.  From this observation, you can conclude that the situation has...
    • A. 

      Low Consistency, Low Distinctiveness, and Low Consensus

    • B. 

      High Consistency, High Distinctiveness, Low Consensus

    • C. 

      High Consistency, Low Distinctiveness, Low Consensus

    • D. 

      Low Consistency, Low Distinctiveness, High Consensus

    • E. 

      High Consistency, High Distinctiveness, and High Consensus

  • 22. 
    A child is given a task to toss a ring onto a pole.  To achieve the task, the child stands very close to the ring to achieve the task.  It is safe to say that this child has
    • A. 

      High self-esteem

    • B. 

      Low self-esteem

    • C. 

      High Achievement motivation

    • D. 

      Low Achievement Motivation

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Its Wednesday night, you're very stressed out because you have a psych final on Thursday morning that you know is going to be really hard.  To relieve your stress you decide to drink and stay up until 4 in the morning.  This action may often be referred to as
    • A. 

      Self Handicapping

    • B. 

      Basking In Reflective Glory

    • C. 

      Social Comparison

    • D. 

      Social Facilitation

    • E. 

      Bystander Effect

  • 24. 
    To cure Jonny's drinking problem, doctors start a treatment in which they put a chemical into Jonny's adult beverages to make him vomit.  After having one drink, Jonny feels like he has to vomit, and does not want to drink any more.  This treatment is an example of...
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Aversion Therapy

    • C. 

      Systematic Desensitization

    • D. 

      Flooding

    • E. 

      All of the above