Psychology Quiz: Basic MCQ Trivia!

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Psychology Quiz: Basic MCQ Trivia!

Psychology quiz: basic MCQ trivia! There are different studies undertaken to explain how humans and animals think and it is important for a psychology student to know the difference between what is not worrying and what is. In this quiz you will get to test out some of the basic information you have on the subject. Be sure to read each question carefully before choosing the best answer for each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Piliavin et al. study is on helping behavior in an emergency situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How much were the participants paid for taking part in the Milgrams study?
    • A. 

      4.50$

    • B. 

      4$

    • C. 

      3.50$

    • D. 

      2.50$

  • 3. 
    What is tyranny?
    • A. 

      Abuse and misuse of power which causes harm to not innocent people

    • B. 

      Abuse and misuse of power which causes harm to innocent people

    • C. 

      A fast food restaurant

  • 4. 
    Women will conform less than men. One-tailed or two-tailed hypotheses?
    • A. 

      One tailed

    • B. 

      Two tailed

  • 5. 
    Which study does the cost-reward model apply to?
    • A. 

      Milgram

    • B. 

      Piliavin et al.

    • C. 

      Reicher & haslam

    • D. 

      Zimbardo

  • 6. 
    Where was the piliavin et al. case study held?
    • A. 

      New york subway

    • B. 

      New york supermarket

    • C. 

      New york dentist

    • D. 

      New york farm

  • 7. 
    What is ecological validity?
    • A. 

      How much something relates to the natural world

    • B. 

      A term used to describe a purple pig

    • C. 

      How much something doesnt relate to the natural world

    • D. 

      How much something isnt plastic

  • 8. 
    Reicher & Haslams study caused seizures and was considered to be very unethical.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which type of experiment is more ecologically valid?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Lab

    • C. 

      Science

  • 10. 
    What was the learner's name in Milgram's study on obedience to an authority figure?
    • A. 

      Mr williams

    • B. 

      Mr wallace

    • C. 

      Mr learner

    • D. 

      Mr walling