Trivia Questions On Psychology

66 Questions | Total Attempts: 56

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Trivia Questions On Psychology

Do you want to know about psychology questions? Then take this quiz and learn more about it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psychologists use everyday techniques to gather and analyze information in a systematic war
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A stratified sample is considered nonrepresentative bc it places the population in small groups
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The primary rule oof naturalistic observation is to remain unseen or unnoticed by the subjects of your observation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Psychologists regularly develope theories based on case studies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A positive correlation indicates that there is a cause and effect relationship between two sets of data
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    One difference between an interview and a questionaire is that the researcher conducting an interview can clarify or rephrase a question
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Researchers use experiments when they havemore than 2 variables to consider
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An ethical psychologist would not use an anonymouss survey bc the participants would be unaware of how the results of the survey would be used
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The graph shows a negative correlation between the hours spent playiing a viedo game and the scores earned in the game
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Some distributions have 2 modes, and are therefore known as bimodal distribution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    G. Stanley Hall presented his pioneering theeory of adolescence as a part of the human's evolutionary developement from beast to human
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Humans reach sexual maturity right before they hit a major growth spurt
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    For both males and females there is a strong correlation between a negative image of one's body and reaching puberty late
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    By choosing abstinence, adolescents hope to avoid unwanted pregnancies, stds, anda loss of self respect
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Cognitive developement generally accompanies physical developement so that most females mature cognitively before most males
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Erik erikson theorized that the conflicts faced during adolesence are never completely resolved,  and they may rise again many times during a persons lifetime
    • A. 

      Truue

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In some nonindustrail societies the gender roles of children are similar to that of adults, so the onset of puberty is less stressful
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 18. 
    Most schools are successful in discouraging students from creating a heirarchy of social groupings
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 19. 
    On major issues such as religion, marriage an d future plans,parents have ssignifaicant influence, however, on other matters such as hair styles and music, peers have more influence
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 20. 
    Studies have found that hostile and destructive behaviors of males and females differ signifacantly
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 21. 
    Wriknles appear as humand lose muscle tone and bone density
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    One theory of aging states that aging is the result of normal weatr and tear on tahe body
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 23. 
    Male menopause occurs when thhe man's sperm count is reduced by at least half, making him less able to father children
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 24. 
    People with a higher education who lead stimulating, active lives are the first to experience tthe cognitive changes that occur in middle age
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 25. 
    An individuals basic character andd personality remain the same over years
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top