Psychology Exam Ultimate Quiz: Trivia

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Psychology Exam Ultimate Quiz: Trivia

Psychology exam ultimate quiz: trivia! It is important for a psychology student to ensure they not only know conclusions made by scholars before them but how they came up with the conclusions. The quiz below is designed for students to test out how well they know the different psychology scholars, their research as well as conclusion basis. Do give it a shot and see what more you may learn!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Milgrams aim of his study?
    • A. 

      To investigate the level of obedience participants would show when an authority figure told them to tickle another person

    • B. 

      To investigate the level of obedience participants would show when an authority figure told them to administer skittles to another person

    • C. 

      To investigate the level of obedience participants would show when an authority figure told them to administer electric shocks to another person

    • D. 

      To investigate the level of obedience participants would show when an authority figure told them to shock another person

  • 2. 
    In Milgram's study, what was the obedience rate for 35 participants obeying?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      78.5%

    • C. 

      88.5%

    • D. 

      87.5%

  • 3. 
    In Milgram's study, what was the tension observed ( behavior)?
    • A. 

      Giggling, sweating, groaning

    • B. 

      Uncontrollable sneezing

    • C. 

      Aggression

    • D. 

      Swearing

  • 4. 
    In Pilavin's study, what is the cost arousal?
    • A. 

      Cognitive assessment of of costs and rewards

    • B. 

      Emergency situation creating an emotional arousal in the bystander interpreted differently

    • C. 

      Fear, disgust, sympathy

  • 5. 
    In Piliavin's study, what did they find? 
    • A. 

      Most help came from women

    • B. 

      Most help came for the drunk person

    • C. 

      30% of men helped

    • D. 

      95% percent of the time the cane victim was helped

  • 6. 
    In Piliavin's study, what is the diffusion of responsibility?
    • A. 

      People gather in groups

    • B. 

      People on their own are less likely to help

    • C. 

      People in a group are less likely to help

    • D. 

      People in a group are more likely to help

  • 7. 
    In Reicher and Haslam's study, what were the aims?
    • A. 

      If people accept sausage roles

    • B. 

      If people accept social roles

    • C. 

      If people act up in prison

  • 8. 
    In R and H's study, how many people applied?
    • A. 

      432

    • B. 

      331

    • C. 

      442

    • D. 

      332

  • 9. 
    How many were selected after screening?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      15

  • 10. 
    What study features pluralistic ignorance?
    • A. 

      Reicher and Haslam

    • B. 

      Milgram

    • C. 

      Piliavin

    • D. 

      Zimbardo