Psychology Aos1 Quiz 2

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This quiz is mostly based on the key approaches and history of Psychology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Biological approach to explaining behaviour refers to
    • A. 

      Thoughts as an explanation of behaviour

    • B. 

      Chemicals as an explanation of behaviour

    • C. 

      Punishment and reinforcement as an explanation of behaviour

    • D. 

      Bodily changes and genetics as an explanation of behaviour

  • 2. 
    James was the founder of dualism and Wundt was the founder of structuralism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The cognitive approach refers to
    • A. 

      Thoughts as an explanation of behaviour

    • B. 

      Chemicals as an explanation of behaviour

    • C. 

      Punishment and reinforcement as an explanation of behaviour

    • D. 

      Bodily changes and genetics as an explanation of behaviour

  • 4. 
    The behaviourist approach refers to
    • A. 

      Thoughts as an explanation of behaviour

    • B. 

      Chemicals as an explanation of behaviour

    • C. 

      Punishment and reinforcement as an explanation of behaviour

    • D. 

      Bodily changes and genetics as an explanation of behaviour

  • 5. 
    Joelene is upset and has often felt stressed.  She decides to visit a Psychologist, who refers her to a Psychiatrist. Which of the reasons below is not true of Psychiatrists?
    • A. 

      A Psychiatrist is a medically-trained doctor.

    • B. 

      A Psychiatrist prescribes medication

    • C. 

      A Psychiatrist must complete a four year degree in Psychology

    • D. 

      A Psychiatrist performs medical procedures

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a behaviourist?
    • A. 

      Rogers

    • B. 

      Pavlov

    • C. 

      Watson

  • 7. 
    An explanation of behaviour that is not based on scientific methods is called a/an
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Pseudoscience

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Theory

  • 8. 
    Darwin described in his text, the theory of evolution. This initial study of animals being linked at a cellular level is related to which approach in Psychology?
    • A. 

      Humanistic

    • B. 

      Sociocultural

    • C. 

      Biological

    • D. 

      Psychanalytic

  • 9. 
    Freud was the founder of which approach to Psychology?
    • A. 

      Psychanalytic

    • B. 

      Biological

    • C. 

      Humanistic

    • D. 

      Cognitive

  • 10. 
    Mark is visiting a counsellor to deal with anxiety issues. A Cognitive Psychologist would approach therapy of Mark in which way?
    • A. 

      Interview him about his thought processes and self-talk

    • B. 

      Provide him with medication

    • C. 

      Give him positive or negative feedback, depending on the desired environmental outcome

    • D. 

      Tell him he is only trying to reach his true potential, and counsel him in an effort to find this.

  • 11. 
    Anthony is having trouble with his colleagues. Lucky, his workplace has some psychologist on hand for any issues. Anthony decides to go and visit them. The most likely type of Psychologist the workplace has, is a/an:
    • A. 

      Clinical psychologist

    • B. 

      Behavioural psychologist

    • C. 

      Organisational psychologist

    • D. 

      Forensic psychologist

  • 12. 
    The following are types of psychology within the biological approach: psychophysiology, neuropsychology and psychopharmocology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False