Psychology Chapters 3-7

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Psychology Quiz to help memorize for midterm


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where are the rods and cones found?
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Lens

    • C. 

      Retina

    • D. 

      Pupil

    • E. 

      Fovea

  • 2. 
    The two characteristics of consciousness are ______________ and ______________.
    • A. 

      Monitoring and controlling

    • B. 

      Drifitng and dividing

    • C. 

      Focused and altered

    • D. 

      Sleeping and dreaming

    • E. 

      Wakefulness and sleep

  • 3. 
    Classical conditioning, operant conditioning and cognitive conditioning are the three major types of learning. What is classical conditioning?
    • A. 

      Learning through consequences

    • B. 

      When learning results from the association of a response with its consequences

    • C. 

      Insight

    • D. 

      Learning through association

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The three memory operations are encoding, ___________ and ______________.
    • A. 

      Analyzing, assessing

    • B. 

      Focusing, maintaining

    • C. 

      Sensing, consolidating

    • D. 

      Storage, retrival

    • E. 

      Transfering, rehearsing

  • 5. 
    Who are generally better at mentally rotating objects, or visualizing moving objecs?
    • A. 

      Chidren

    • B. 

      Elderly

    • C. 

      Men

    • D. 

      Women

    • E. 

      Same throughout

  • 6. 
    If you are nearsighted you:
    • A. 

      Cannot see close objects

    • B. 

      Have an eyeball, which is too short

    • C. 

      Need to be unusually far away from objects to see them clearly

    • D. 

      Can't see far objects

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    If a sound wave has a high amplitude and low frequency, how does it sound?
    • A. 

      Loud, high pitch

    • B. 

      Loud, low pitch

    • C. 

      Soft, high pitch

    • D. 

      Soft, low pitch

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Where is the circadian clock located?
    • A. 

      Basilar membrane

    • B. 

      Nuclear membrane

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Occipital lobe

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 9. 
    What creates an altered state of consciousness?
    • A. 

      Drug use, hypnonsis, meditation

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Daydreaming

    • D. 

      Tiredness

    • E. 

      Multi tasking

  • 10. 
    Which sleep is it hardest to wake from?
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      REM

  • 11. 
    What is the repair theory?
    • A. 

      Dreams represent wish fulfillment

    • B. 

      Helps to consolidate memories

    • C. 

      Relaxation

    • D. 

      Lethargy

    • E. 

      Body and brain replensish themselves during sleep

  • 12. 
    Freudian dream analysts believe that latent content are the
    • A. 

      Events that occur in the dream

    • B. 

      People that occur in the dream

    • C. 

      Dreams in dreams

    • D. 

      Awarness of dreams

    • E. 

      Undelrying meaning of dream

  • 13. 
    When workers are paid per the number of items they produce, the partial reinforcement schedule is
    • A. 

      Fixed ratio

    • B. 

      Variable ratio

    • C. 

      Fixed interval

    • D. 

      Variable interval

    • E. 

      Continuous

  • 14. 
    The Bobo doll study is an example of
    • A. 

      Classical learning

    • B. 

      Operant learning

    • C. 

      Insight learning

    • D. 

      Observational learning

    • E. 

      Latent learning

  • 15. 
    Sensory memories are stored as visions and sounds, also known as
    • A. 

      Optic and auditory

    • B. 

      Visual and acoustic

    • C. 

      Iconic and echoic

    • D. 

      Iconic and acoustic

    • E. 

      Optic and echoic

  • 16. 
    The process of converting unstable, fresh memories into stable, long term memories is
    • A. 

      Chunking

    • B. 

      Maintenance rehearsal

    • C. 

      Consolidating

    • D. 

      Storage

    • E. 

      Encoding

  • 17. 
    Elaborative rehearsal involves
    • A. 

      Writing the subject out to memorize it

    • B. 

      Focusing on the meaning while rehearsing

    • C. 

      Registering sounds into the brain

    • D. 

      Using echoic memory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The constructionist theory suggests that
    • A. 

      Memory can be distorted

    • B. 

      Memory is concrete

    • C. 

      Memory must be practiced

    • D. 

      Memory is vivid and ever lasting

    • E. 

      Memory never leaves

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is untrue of concepts?
    • A. 

      Helps bring a sense of order to the world

    • B. 

      Helps create a hierarchy

    • C. 

      Makes us better able to anticipate or predict future events

    • D. 

      Helps us to respond more quickly to events

    • E. 

      All are true

  • 20. 
    Logical concepts are ___________, natural concepts are __________________
    • A. 

      Based on past experiences, based on the future

    • B. 

      Harder to grasp, easier to understand

    • C. 

      Used in vision, used in hearing

    • D. 

      Used in sensing, used in thinking

    • E. 

      Clearly defined rules, fuzzy rules

  • 21. 
    The basilar membrane is used in what sense?
    • A. 

      Vision

    • B. 

      Olfaction

    • C. 

      Hearing

    • D. 

      Skin

    • E. 

      Balance

  • 22. 
    Flavor derives from
    • A. 

      Sweet, sour, salty, taste

    • B. 

      Aroma, bitter, density, size

    • C. 

      Taste, aroma, texture, temperature

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Sleep terrors occur during
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3/4

    • D. 

      REM

    • E. 

      Alpha stage

  • 24. 
    Psychological dependence of a drug means that
    • A. 

      The body depends on it

    • B. 

      The user has become dangerous

    • C. 

      The person is emotionally unstable

    • D. 

      It is used to satisfy psychological needs

    • E. 

      Withdrawal symptoms and tolerance are always involved

  • 25. 
    In serial recall, one is asked to
    • A. 

      Look through sets to find similarities

    • B. 

      Recall something without cues

    • C. 

      Recall something with an aid

    • D. 

      Recall something in a certain order

    • E. 

      Recall something using senses

  • 26. 
    When people assume that it is more likely to be killed in an airplane than by a donkey they are exemplifying the
    • A. 

      Availability heuristic

    • B. 

      Confirmation bias

    • C. 

      Functional fixedness

    • D. 

      Decision making

    • E. 

      Representative heuristic

  • 27. 
    A circle made with dashes is an example of
    • A. 

      Proximity

    • B. 

      Similarity

    • C. 

      Continuity

    • D. 

      Closure

    • E. 

      None of the above