Psychology Quiz On Perception

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Do you understand perception in psychology well? Take this psychology quiz on perception to test your knowledge. Perception is the process of awareness of objects, relationships, and events through the senses, including recognizing, observing, and discriminating. If you understand this concept, it will be an easy quiz for you. Try it out with this practice quiz. All the best! You can easily get a perfect score on this quiz. If you find the quiz helpful and informative, share it with other psychologists.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect
  • 2. 
    Failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed somewhere else. 
  • 3. 
    An organized whole. These psychologists emphasized our tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful wholes. They also explain principles by which we organize our sensations into perceptions.
  • 4. 
    The organization of the visual field into objects (the field) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)
  • 5. 
    The perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent groups
  • 6. 
    The ability to see objects in three dimensions, although the images that strike the retina are two-dimensional. It allows us to judge distance. 
    • A. 

      Binocular cues

    • B. 

      Retinal Disparity

    • C. 

      Depth Perception

    • D. 

      Retinal perception

  • 7. 
    Depth cues that depend on the use of two eyes 
    • A. 

      Binocular cues

    • B. 

      Monocular cues

    • C. 

      Retinal disparity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    By comparing images from the two eyeballs, the brain computes distance. The greater the distance between the two images, the closer the object. 
    • A. 

      Retinal disparity

    • B. 

      Convergence

    • C. 

      Relative Size

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The extent to which the eyes converge inward when looking at an object. A binocular cue for perceiving depth. 
    • A. 

      Retinal disparity

    • B. 

      Convergence

    • C. 

      Relative clarity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Distant objects appear smaller, which also means that sometimes smaller-looking objects may be perceived as more distant than they really are. 
    • A. 

      Relative size

    • B. 

      Interposition

    • C. 

      Texture gradient

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    If one object partially blocks our view of another, we perceive it as closer. 
    • A. 

      Interposition

    • B. 

      Relative clarity

    • C. 

      Relative motion

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    We perceive hazy objects as farther away than clear objects 
    • A. 

      Texture gradient

    • B. 

      Relative clarity

    • C. 

      Relative motion

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Objects far away appear smaller and more densely packed. A gradual change from a distinct coarse texture to a fine indistinct texture, signals increasing distance. 
    • A. 

      Texture gradient

    • B. 

      Linear perspective

    • C. 

      Relative disparity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Relative height is an example of a monocular cue. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Check the ones that are monocular cues. 
    • A. 

      Convergence

    • B. 

      Grouping

    • C. 

      Light and Shadow

    • D. 

      Relative Clarity

  • 16. 
    An illusion of movement is created when two or more adjacent lights blink on and off in quick succession. 
  • 17. 
    Perceiving objects as unchanging even as illumination and retinal images change. For example: when a door changes shape as it opens, we still perceive it as a door. 
  • 18. 
    In the vision, the ability to adjust to an artificially duplicated or even inverted visual field= perceptual adaptation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A mental predisposition to perceive one thing and not another. It greatly influences what we perceive. 
    • A. 

      Perceptual set

    • B. 

      Perceptual adaptation

    • C. 

      Convergence

    • D. 

      Emergence

  • 20. 
    A branch of psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and the physical environment can be made safe and easy to use. 
  • 21. 
    Name the three most testable forms of ESP (separate with commas) 
  • 22. 
    Is "mind over matter" ESP? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Touch normally dominates hearing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Without depth perception, we would be unable to judge distance, height, or depth. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Click the two types of binocular cues 
    • A. 

      Convergence cues

    • B. 

      Retinal disparity cues

    • C. 

      Relative height cues

    • D. 

      Emergence cues

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