Psychology Test 1

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

This first test will cover the first packet of lecture materials


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gestalt is a word that means
    • A. 

      Configuration

    • B. 

      Cooperation

    • C. 

      Contemplation

    • D. 

      Constitution

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The psychoanalytic approach to psychology was developed by
    • A. 

      Rogers

    • B. 

      Freud

    • C. 

      Locke

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    This theorist defined psychology as the "science of life."
    • A. 

      Maslow

    • B. 

      Watson

    • C. 

      Wundt

    • D. 

      James

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The roots of psychology are found in
    • A. 

      Anthropology and physiology

    • B. 

      Philosophy and science

    • C. 

      Sociology and anthropology

    • D. 

      Biology and physiology

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    This philosopher is associated with empiricism
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Darwin

    • C. 

      Locke

    • D. 

      Wertheimer

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a basic ethical guideline for psychological researchers?
    • A. 

      Ensuring that participation is voluntary

    • B. 

      Proviiding results and interpretations to participants

    • C. 

      Using deception only when absolutely necessary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    This theorist believed that his approach to psychology marked the last of three great scientific revolutions against human vanity.
    • A. 

      Wertheimer

    • B. 

      Freud

    • C. 

      Watson

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The school of thought concerned with analyzing sensations and personal experiences into basic elemenst is known as
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Behaviorism

    • C. 

      Structuralism

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    In an experiment the _______________ group is the group that does not get the _________________ variable
    • A. 

      Experimental/independent

    • B. 

      Control/independent

    • C. 

      Experimental/dependent

    • D. 

      Control/dependent

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    _________________ is the belief that body and mind comprise separate entities, yet they interact - and because they interact they can both be studied
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Gestalt

    • C. 

      Interactive dualism

    • D. 

      Humanism

    • E. 

      None of the above