Psychology Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sleep and meditation are examples of
    • A. 

      Altered states of consciousness

    • B. 

      Circadian rhythms

    • C. 

      Meditation

    • D. 

      Hallucinations

  • 2. 
    Sleep is considered a necessary vital function because it.
    • A. 

      Helps people recover from stress

    • B. 

      Builds up a person's resistance to infection

    • C. 

      Maintains the brain's proper functioning

    • D. 

      Does all of the above

  • 3. 
    Biofeedback has been used to successfully treat
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Eating disorders

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Slurred speech, blurred vision, and impaired judgment are the results of
    • A. 

      Nicotine

    • B. 

      Amphetamines

    • C. 

      Cocaine

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 5. 
    Morphine and heroin are addictive depressants known as
    • A. 

      Amphetamines

    • B. 

      Narcotics

    • C. 

      Stimulants

    • D. 

      Hallucinogens

  • 6. 
    Amphetamines have been used to
    • A. 

      Cure addiction to morphine

    • B. 

      Deaden the pain of soldiers suffering from wounds

    • C. 

      Slow the activity of the nervous system

    • D. 

      Help people stay awake

  • 7. 
    Marijuana is an example of a
    • A. 

      Hallucinogen

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Stimulant

    • D. 

      Depressant

  • 8. 
    Some people who have taken LSD suffer from long-term side effects that include
    • A. 

      Heart problems

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Memory loss

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Maintenance programs help people addicted to drugs by all of the following except
    • A. 

      Removing all drugs from the addict

    • B. 

      Giving controlled amounts of a less addictive drug

    • C. 

      Reducing the amount of the narcotics an addict takes

    • D. 

      Providing moral support during group talks

  • 10. 
    At which level of consciousness do basic biological functions, such as breathing, occur?
    • A. 

      Preconscious

    • B. 

      Unconscious

    • C. 

      Altered state

    • D. 

      Nonconscious

  • 11. 
    Which state is the lightest stage of sleep?
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements does not describe meditation?
    • A. 

      It is an altered state of consciousness.

    • B. 

      It helps people relax.

    • C. 

      It is an important part of many religions.

    • D. 

      It is a part of hypnosis.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following might provide relief from tension headaches?
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Amphetamines

    • C. 

      Biofeedback

    • D. 

      REM sleep

  • 14. 
    Alcohol, heroin, and codeine are classified as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Depressants

    • B. 

      Hallucinogens

    • C. 

      Stimulants

    • D. 

      Amphetamines

  • 15. 
    Using marijuana can result in one of the following. Which is the correct option?
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Flashbacks

    • C. 

      Delusions

    • D. 

      Hallucinations

  • 16. 
    The treatment for drug abuse that involves the removal of poisonous substances from the body is
    • A. 

      A maintenance program

    • B. 

      Biofeedback

    • C. 

      Detoxification

    • D. 

      Hypnosis

  • 17. 
    A type of altered consciousness in which people become highly suggestible is called.
    • A. 

      Meditation

    • B. 

      Relaxation

    • C. 

      Hypnosis

    • D. 

      Biofeedback

  • 18. 
    Sigmund Freud believed that dreams.
    • A. 

      Are clues to the unconscious

    • B. 

      Serve no function

    • C. 

      Cannot be interpreted

    • D. 

      Help people solve problems

  • 19. 
    Which of the following occur during stage 4 sleep?
    • A. 

      Sleepwalking

    • B. 

      Bed-wetting

    • C. 

      Sleep talking

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The most potent hallucinogenic drug is
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      LSD

    • C. 

      Mescaline

    • D. 

      Peyote

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is true of hypnosis?
    • A. 

      It is similar to deep sleep.

    • B. 

      The subject cannot be forced to do things against his or her will.

    • C. 

      The subject becomes less responsive to internal stress.

    • D. 

      It cannot be used to reduce pain.

  • 22. 
    Adults spend about _______ of their time asleep in non-REM sleep.
    • A. 

      25 percent

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      75 percent

    • D. 

      90 percent

  • 23. 
    What is the best way to describe the relationship between a hypnotist and a participant?
    • A. 

      Hypnotist has total control

    • B. 

      One of mutual distrust

    • C. 

      One of mutual participation

    • D. 

      The participant gives up control.

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a common use of hypnosis?
    • A. 

      To aid memory.

    • B. 

      To help people forget.

    • C. 

      To manage pain.

    • D. 

      To help people learn.

  • 25. 
    Using hypnosis to help cure an addiction uses
    • A. 

      A posthypnotic suggestion

    • B. 

      A prehypnotic suggestion

    • C. 

      Neodissociation

    • D. 

      Neohypnosis

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