IT's All About Psychology Quiz

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

These are questions from various Psychology chapters. This quiz is created to help me study for my final exam. This is the True and False section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PSYCHOLOGY is considered a field that scientifically studies humans.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    Of the two basic kinds of psychologists, those that treat patients and clients are APPLIED PSYCHOLOGISTS.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    The COGNITIVE APPROACH says that learning is the main cause of humans behaving as they do.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    According to the BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH, the physical system is considered to be the main cause of behavior.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    B.F. SKINNER was famous behaviorist who focused on observable behavior.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    Advanced language development is difficult to achieve beyond a certain critical period.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    Older parents are more likely to abuse their children than teenage parents.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    All children have the same maturation rate.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
    Humans have the longest developmental period of any creature.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    Girls have a more steady growth cycle than boys.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    Each parenting style has fairly predictable effects on children.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 12. 
    Most ninth and tenth graders are in the period of middle adolescence.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 13. 
    puberty is influenced by the adrenal glands.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 14. 
    the gonads and pituitary glands do not influence sexual maturation.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 15. 
    hormones are glands that have an effect on sexual maturation.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 16. 
    early and late maturers are both about one and one-half years or more off of the average maturer.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 17. 
    anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder which involves excessive dieting.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 18. 
    in a social contract, people agree to something because they believe it is in everyone’s best interest.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 19. 
    generally, a father’s behavior contributes more to a child’s tendency to be delinquent than the behavior of the mother.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 20. 
    There is a strong relationship between lack of achievement in school and delinquent behavior.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 21. 
    being an early or late maturer can increase conflicts with parents.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 22. 
    Lawrence Kohlberg felt everyone operates on the formal operation level.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 23. 
    people who live by their own principles, no matter what the consequences, are operating on the conventional level of moral reasoning.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 24. 
    both sexes experience puberty at the same time.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 25. 
    cognitive abilities affect moral reasoning.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE