Psychology Practice Test Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Psychology Practice Test Questions! Trivia Quiz

Psychology is a discipline that is centered on understanding how the human brain works and how it affects behavior as a whole. Do you think you understand psychology and human behavior enough actually to pass the practice test questions below? Worry not as this trivia quiz will help you see which aspects you need to revise more on. How about you give it a try and see what you might learn!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The three major sections of the brain are 
    • A. 

      Medulla, Hippocampus, Amygdala

    • B. 

      Pons, Cerebellum, Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Hindbrain, Midbrain, Forebrain

    • D. 

      Cerebral Cortex, Thalamus, Spinal Cord

  • 2. 
    Psychologists study how the brain creates thoughts, feelings, actions, and how internal and external environments affect brain processes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Psychology is a science rooted in philosophy. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The central nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check all of the parts of a Neuron that are needed for receiving and transmitting nerve impulses: 
    • A. 

      Synapse

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Dendrite

    • D. 

      Myelin Sheath

    • E. 

      Soma (cell body)

  • 6. 
    The Cornea, Lens, Retina, and Optic Nerve are all parts of the 
    • A. 

      Ear

    • B. 

      Eye

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Occipital Lobe

  • 7. 
    Pinna, Tympanic membrane, cochlea, and hair cells are all parts of  
    • A. 

      The nose

    • B. 

      The eye

    • C. 

      The ear

    • D. 

      The brain

  • 8. 
    Vestibular and Kinesthetic senses are both related to 
    • A. 

      Sense of smell

    • B. 

      Sense of movement

    • C. 

      Sense of hearing

    • D. 

      Sense of touch

  • 9. 
    The Absolute threshold and Difference threshold are two types of measurements for 
    • A. 

      Vision

    • B. 

      Perception

    • C. 

      Hearing

    • D. 

      Touch

  • 10. 
    How many stages of sleep are there? 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 11. 
    How many levels of consciousness are there? 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 12. 
    How many kinds of memory do humans have? 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5