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45 – 49 D


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PSY 101

1 / 40

1. What is the focus of applied psychology?

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2. Which school of psychology first emerged in the 1950s?


3 / 40

3. What technique would you be using if, while watching a sunset, you stop and analyze your sensations,

thoughts, and feelings?


4 / 40

4. Which type of student is the SQ3R method most helpful for?

5 / 40

5. Which of the following psychologists is considered a humanistic psychologist?


6 / 40

6. What did both Wilhelm Wundt and Edward Titchener believe should be the focus of psychology?


7 / 40

7. When did psychology become a popular subject in universities in Canada?

9 / 40

9. Who was the psychologist who established the first psychology research laboratory in the United States, founded the first American psychological journal, and was the first president of the American Psychological Association?


10 / 40

10. What is the SQ3R study system designed to promote?

11 / 40

11. Which of the following did NOT have a significant influence on the development of Sigmund Freud’s theory?


12 / 40

12. Which school of psychology would be least likely to compare humans to other animals?

13 / 40

13. Based on empirical studies, which of the following students would you expect to have the poorest attendance

during the semester?


14 / 40


The silicon Integrated Circuit was invented by ____

15 / 40

15. Which of the following is NOT good advice for improving your test-taking ability? a.


c. Check for hidden complexities in simple-looking questions.

d. Make sure you use your time efficiently and have enough time to complete the test.

16 / 40

16. Which of the following statements regarding the over-arching goals of psychology is FALSE?

17 / 40

17. How did John Watson define psychology?

18 / 40

18. Imagine that you are a psychologist, and your major goal is to help people reach their potential. Which

school of psychology do you endorse with that statement?

19 / 40

20 / 40

20. What did John Watson believe should be the focus of psychology?


21 / 40

21. If Dr. Meharry is a behaviourist, which of the following would he most likely say is the cause of a child’s disruptive behaviour in school?


22 / 40

22. Which school of psychology made a clear distinction between observable behaviours and unobservable

thoughts and feelings?

23 / 40

23. Which event marked the “birth” of psychology as a science?




24 / 40


Which of the following schools of psychology was most influential in increasing the use of animals in psychological research?


25 / 40

25. What did Sigmund Freud believe should be the focus of studies of personality, motivation, and mental disorders?

26 / 40

26. While the term “psychology” has existed since at least the early 1700s, when did psychology come to be considered a science?

27 / 40

27. According to the textbook, the discipline of psychology is best defined as


28 / 40

28. Which school of psychology stated that the task of psychology is to analyze conscious experience into

its basic elements?

29 / 40

29. Which of the following would both Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow agree with?


31 / 40

31. How did Wilhelm Wundt define psychology?

32 / 40

32. Which of the following is NOT one of the major contributions of G. Stanley Hall?


33 / 40

33. Which school of psychology believes people have a basic need to fulfill their potential for personal growth

and that we have free will?

34 / 40

34. Even though you know it isn’t good for you, you just ate an entire large bag of chips. What would Sigmund Freud say is the cause of your behaviour?


35 / 40

35. Which of the following individuals would be most likely to focus on your thoughts, memories, and desires

that are outside of conscious rational processes?

36 / 40

36. Which questions should you answer first on an essay test?


37 / 40

37. 1. Which two disciplines provided foundations for the field of psychology?



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38. Which psychological approach is often referred to as stimulus-response (S-R) psychology?


39 / 40

39. Which technique would you be using if you take a sip of a soft drink and concentrate on what you are

experiencing (cold, bubbly, sweet, etc.)?

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40. What is the correct order of the steps in the SQ3R method?

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Ace aka Undergragra is a Computer Engineering Student in the Federal University Oye-Ekiti.
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