AP Psychology Quiz: States Of Consciousness!

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AP Psychology Quiz: States Of Consciousness!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which level of consciousness contains information which you are currently aware of? 
    • A. 

      Conscience level

    • B. 

      Non Conscience level

    • C. 

      Pre Conscience level

    • D. 

      Sub Conscience level

    • E. 

      Unconscience level

  • 2. 
    Which theory says the mind and body are completely different entities? 
    • A. 

      Monism

    • B. 

      Dualism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Islam

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Why did early 20th-century researchers abandon the study of consciousness? 
    • A. 

      Because nobody was interested in it.

    • B. 

      Because there was already enough information.

    • C. 

      Because of the inability to directly observe it.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Which state of consciousness does sleep go under? 
    • A. 

      Pre Consciousness

    • B. 

      Sub Consciousness

    • C. 

      Sleep is its own state of consciousness

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What measures brain activity during sleep? 
    • A. 

      EEG

    • B. 

      PET

    • C. 

      CAT

    • D. 

      MRI

  • 6. 
    In which stage of sleep is there slow wave sleep?
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4 (delta)

  • 7. 
    How often does the sleep cycle repeat itself? 
    • A. 

      Every 30 minutes

    • B. 

      Ever 90 minutes

    • C. 

      Ever 2 hours

    • D. 

      It goes on forever

  • 8. 
    What causes a person to stay longer in REM? 
    • A. 

      The amount of food you eat before you go to bed.

    • B. 

      How much stress a person is under.

    • C. 

      It depends on one's genetics.

    • D. 

      It is sporadic and random.

  • 9. 
    What is the most common sleeping disorder? 
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • C. 

      Narcoplepsy

    • D. 

      Night terrors

  • 10. 
    What are some effects of sleep apnea?
    • A. 

      Attention problems

    • B. 

      Memory problems

    • C. 

      Robs person of deep sleep

    • D. 

      Person feels tired

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    What is the unconscious meaning of the dream?
    • A. 

      Manifest content

    • B. 

      Latent content

    • C. 

      Dreams have no meaning

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What mimics neurotransmitters by fitting into receptor sites and acting like them?
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Agonists

    • C. 

      Clones of NTs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What do all drugs end up doing? 
    • A. 

      Altering the natural level of neurotransmitters in the brain.

    • B. 

      Keeping one feeling better and more alive.

    • C. 

      Enhancing one's inner feelings and emotions.

  • 14. 
    Caffeine, Cocaine, Nicotine, Amphetamines are all examples of what? 
    • A. 

      Depressants

    • B. 

      Stimulants

    • C. 

      Hallucinogens

    • D. 

      Opiates

  • 15. 
    What are psychoactive drugs known for doing?
    • A. 

      Change the chemistry of the brain

    • B. 

      Change the chemistry of the body

    • C. 

      Induce an altered state of consciousness

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Consciousness is our level of _________ about ourselves and the environment. 
  • 17. 
    The non-conscious level contains body processes of which you are aware (heartbeat, respiration, digestion, etc)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Sleep onset is the period when you're falling asleep.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Sleep spindles occur in stage 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    REM lasts about 10 minutes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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