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Psychology MCQs

Option A: axon

Option B: myelin

Option C: axon terminal

Option D: dendrite

Correct Answer: dendrite


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Option A: Instincts or Reflexes

Option B: Innate behaviour

Option C: Kinesis

Option D: All of the above

Correct Answer: Instincts or Reflexes


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Option A: Taxis

Option B: Kinesis

Option C: Reflex

Option D: Learning

Correct Answer: Learning


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Option A: Sign stimulus

Option B: Innate releasing mechanism

Option C: Inherited complex

Option D: All of the above

Correct Answer: Innate releasing mechanism


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Option A: Innate behaviour

Option B: learned behaviour

Option C: Conditioned reflex type I

Option D: None of these

Correct Answer: Innate behaviour


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Option A: the branching extensions of a neuron

Option B: neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body

Option C: junctions between sending and receiving nervous

Option D: interconnected clusters of neurons in the central nervous system

Correct Answer: interconnected clusters of neurons in the central nervous system


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Option A: Ach

Option B: GABA

Option C: interneurons

Option D: serotonin

Correct Answer: GABA


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Option A: cerebellum

Option B: corpus callosum

Option C: hypothalamus

Option D: medulla

Correct Answer: medulla


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Option A: MRI

Option B: EEG

Option C: synapse

Option D: lesion

Correct Answer: lesion


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Option A: psychosomatic illness

Option B: taste aversion

Option C: anorexia

Option D: specific hunger

Correct Answer: taste aversion


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Option A: cochlea

Option B: basilar membrane

Option C: ligaments and tendons

Option D: joints and muscles

Correct Answer: joints and muscles


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Option A: figure – ground

Option B: symmetry

Option C: similarity

Option D: closure

Correct Answer: closure


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Option A: proximity

Option B: relative clarity

Option C: similarity

Option D: connectedness

Correct Answer: similarity


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Option A: interposition

Option B: connectedness

Option C: convergence

Option D: continuity

Correct Answer: interposition


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Option A: feature detection

Option B: blindsight

Option C: top-down processing

Option D: synesthesia

Correct Answer: top-down processing


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Option A: brightness

Option B: pitch

Option C: pain

Option D: color

Correct Answer: pitch


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Option A: gestation

Option B: Kinesthesia

Option C: audition

Option D: olfaction

Correct Answer: olfaction


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Option A: gustatory system

Option B: vestibular system

Option C: vagus system

Option D: Kinesthesia system

Correct Answer: gustatory system


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Option A: iris

Option B: pupil

Option C: retina

Option D: cornea

Correct Answer: retina


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Option A: smell

Option B: hearing

Option C: kinesthesia

Option D: vision

Correct Answer: vision


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Option A: selective attention

Option B: the phi phenomenon

Option C: stroboscopic movement

Option D: perceptual constancy

Correct Answer: selective attention


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Option A: closure

Option B: continuation

Option C: similarity

Option D: nearness

Correct Answer: nearness


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Option A: perceptual (Gestalt) organization

Option B: cognitive style

Option C: cognitive organization

Option D: perceptual integration

Correct Answer: perceptual (Gestalt) organization


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Option A: sensory completion

Option B: closure

Option C: figure- ground

Option D: continuation

Correct Answer: closure


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Option A: closure

Option B: continuation

Option C: similarity

Option D: nearness

Correct Answer: similarity


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Option A: adaptation level

Option B: context

Option C: intuition

Option D: frames of reference

Correct Answer: frames of reference


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Option A: our attention depends on different motor systems

Option B: we use selective attention

Option C: we use divided attention

Option D: we use sequential attention

Correct Answer: we use divided attention


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Option A: Unknown

Option B: Threshold

Option C: Puzzle

Option D: Constant

Correct Answer: Constant


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Option A: Cochlea

Option B: Iris

Option C: Pupil

Option D: Cornea

Correct Answer: Cochlea


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Option A: Retina

Option B: Vitreous Humor

Option C: Aqueous humor

Option D: Optic Nerve

Correct Answer: Retina


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Option A: accommodation

Option B: plasticity

Option C: adaptation

Option D: regulation

Correct Answer: accommodation


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Option A: motion

Option B: size

Option C: color

Option D: brightness

Correct Answer: size


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Option A: Optical

Option B: Distal

Option C: Physical

Option D: Proximal

Correct Answer: Proximal


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Option A: the phi phenomenon

Option B: visual capture

Option C: shape constancy

Option D: top-down processing

Correct Answer: top-down processing


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Option A: blind spot

Option B: optic disk

Option C: opponent process field

Option D: receptive field

Correct Answer: receptive field


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Option A: parapsychology

Option B: Gestalt psychology

Option C: psychokinesis

Option D: ESP

Correct Answer: parapsychology


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Option A: perceptual constancy

Option B: perceptual adaptation

Option C: visual capture

Option D: top-down processing

Correct Answer: top-down processing


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Option A: Kineticism

Option B: Impressionism

Option C: Surrealism

Option D: Cubism

Correct Answer: Cubism


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Option A: Perception

Option B: Recognition

Option C: Sensation

Option D: Identification

Correct Answer: Sensation


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Option A: connectedness

Option B: interposition

Option C: continuity

Option D: closure

Correct Answer: connectedness


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Option A: a technique for assessing a man’s sexual responsiveness to different types of sexual imagery

Option B: a measure of effect size

Option C: a type of lie detector test

Option D: a technique for assessing the acceptance of rape myths in rapists

Correct Answer: A. a technique for assessing a man’s sexual responsiveness to different types of sexual imagery


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Option A: only vaginal penetration

Option B: oral and vaginal penetration

Option C: vaginal penetration of an adult

Option D: vaginal, oral and anal penetration

Correct Answer: vaginal, oral and anal penetration


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Option A: convergence

Option B: retinal disparity

Option C: motion parallax

Option D: the phi phenomenon

Correct Answer: the phi phenomenon


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Option A: Distal factors

Option B: Conduct disorder

Option C: Poor parenting

Option D: (b) and (c)

Correct Answer: (b) and (c)


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Option A: Cognitive interviews

Option B: Offender profiling

Option C: Being community-based

Option D: Focus on relationship with parents

Correct Answer: Being community-based


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Option A: personal expense

Option B: crime news

Option C: aspects of our personality which make us more, or less, afraid of crime

Option D: all of the options above

Correct Answer: all of the options above


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Option A: The media

Option B: Personal expenses

Option C: Crime statistics, research data such as that found on the internet

Option D: All of the above

Correct Answer: All of the above


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Option A: Trotiopath

Option B: Psychopath

Option C: Telepath

Option D: Multipath

Correct Answer: Psychopath


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Option A: Antisocial behavior

Option B: History of mental illness

Option C: Family criminality

Option D: A and C

Correct Answer: A and C


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Option A: Major depression

Option B: Scrupulosity

Option C: Checking

Option D: Repeating

Correct Answer: Major depression


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Option A: Manic depression

Option B: Dysthymia

Option C: Schizophrenia

Option D: Chronic depression

Correct Answer: Manic depression


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Option A: Haldol

Option B: Clozaril

Option C: Thorazine

Option D: Losec

Correct Answer: Losec


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Option A: Compulsions

Option B: Scrupulosity

Option C: Trichotillomania

Option D: Obsessions

Correct Answer: Obsessions


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Option A: diazepam

Option B: lithium carbonate

Option C: lorazepam

Option D: flurazepam

Correct Answer: lorazepam


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Option A: progressive relaxation

Option B: unconditional positive regard

Option C: transference

Option D: aversive conditioning

Correct Answer: progressive relaxation


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Option A: Decreased spontaneous movement

Option B: Auditory or visual hallucinations

Option C: Expression of delusional beliefs

Option D: Suspiciousness

Correct Answer: Decreased spontaneous movement


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Option A: Sit still

Option B: Move arms

Option C: Speak

Option D: Breathe

Correct Answer: Sit still


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Option A: Anhedonia

Option B: Amnesia

Option C: Aphasia

Option D: Ataxia

Correct Answer: Ataxia


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Option A: One arm, below the elbow

Option B: One leg, above the knee

Option C: Both legs, below the knee

Option D: There is no most commonly desired amputation

Correct Answer: One leg, above the knee


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Option A: social phobia

Option B: obsessive compulsive disorder

Option C: panic disorder

Option D: generalized anxiety disorder

Correct Answer: generalized anxiety disorder


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Option A: Adolescents

Option B: Children (Infant to 12 years)

Option C: Elderly

Option D: Young Adults (20+)

Correct Answer: Adolescents


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Option A: phobias

Option B: dissociative disorders

Option C: depression

Option D: schizophrenia

Correct Answer: depression


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Option A: electroconvulsive shock

Option B: insight therapy

Option C: surgery

Option D: medication

Correct Answer: medication


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Option A: Depression

Option B: Phobias

Option C: Anger Management

Option D: Eating Disorders

Correct Answer: Depression


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Option A: 60 percent

Option B: 20-25 percent

Option C: 1-15 percent

Option D: 10 percent

Correct Answer: 1-15 percent


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Option A: Winston Churchill

Option B: Jean-Claude Van Damme

Option C: Gary Kasparov

Option D: Buzz Aldrin

Correct Answer: Gary Kasparov


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Option A: Trofanil (impramine)

Option B: Wellbutrin (bupropion)

Option C: Norpramin (desipramine)

Option D: Astelin (azelastine)

Correct Answer: Astelin (azelastine)


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Option A: Trofanil (impramine)

Option B: Welbutrin (bupropion)

Option C: Norpramin (desipramine)

Option D: Astelin (azelastine)

Correct Answer: Astelin (azelastine)


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Option A: It’s an unusual form of body dysmorphic disorder

Option B: It’s an extreme form of Munchausen syndrome

Option C: It’s a paraphilia

Option D: Any of these

Correct Answer: Any of these


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Option A: Michael First

Option B: Havelock Ellis

Option C: Sigmund Freud

Option D: John Money

Correct Answer: John Money


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Option A: Greek

Option B: Wannabe

Option C: Devotee

Option D: Stump freak

Correct Answer: Wannabe


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Option A: Frank Lloyd Wright

Option B: Charlotte Bronte

Option C: Vincent Van Gogh

Option D: Queen Victoria

Correct Answer: Queen Victoria


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Option A: Combined Type (elements of Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity)

Option B: Predominantly Inattentive Type

Option C: Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type

Option D: All of these

Correct Answer: All of these


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Option A: When they given away prized possessions

Option B: When they write letters and sign good-bye

Option C: When they talk about tying up loose ends

Option D: All of these

Correct Answer: All of these


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Option A: The person is psychotic and believes the limb is evil

Option B: A person just doesn’t feel like the limb is supposed to be part of his/her body

Option C: The person is sexually aroused by amputation and wants to have a stump

Option D: Any or all of these

Correct Answer: Any or all of these


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Option A: morphemes

Option B: semantics

Option C: algorithms

Option D: syntax

Correct Answer: syntax


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Option A: Mobilization response

Option B: Fight-or-flight reaction

Option C: Action potential

Option D: Flow response

Correct Answer: Flow response


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Option A: psychoanalysis

Option B: systematic desensitization

Option C: client-centered therapy

Option D: family therapy

Correct Answer: psychoanalysis


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Option A: massed practice

Option B: reasoning

Option C: deductive

Option D: inductive

Correct Answer: inductive


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Option A: Doctors

Option B: Police

Option C: Chefs

Option D: Politicians

Correct Answer: Police


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Option A: A keyboard

Option B: A CD player

Option C: A Computer

Option D: A Television

Correct Answer: A Computer


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Option A: needs that are learned, such as the needs for power or for achievement

Option B: innate but not necessary for survival

Option C: not innate but necessary for survival

Option D: innate and necessary for survival

Correct Answer: innate but not necessary for survival


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Option A: attribution

Option B: emotional expression

Option C: physiological expression

Option D: vocal modulation

Correct Answer: physiological expression


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Option A: over-perception

Option B: thought suppression

Option C: regression

Option D: discussing the problem with your professor

Correct Answer: over-perception


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Option A: functional fixedness

Option B: the farming effect

Option C: the representativeness heuristic

Option D: over confidence

Correct Answer: over confidence


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Option A: sex

Option B: grades

Option C: food

Option D: None of them

Correct Answer: grades


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Option A: aversive conditioning

Option B: modeling

Option C: negative reinforcement

Option D: punishment

Correct Answer: punishment


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Option A: Behavioural psychologist

Option B: Sports psychologist

Option C: Cognitive psychologist

Option D: Environmental psychologist

Correct Answer: Cognitive psychologist


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Option A: A context expectation

Option B: A perceptual set

Option C: An orientation constancy

Option D: The cognitive map that provides a frame of reference

Correct Answer: The cognitive map that provides a frame of reference


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Option A: sign language

Option B: pictures

Option C: computers

Option D: Morse code

Correct Answer: sign language


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Option A: temporal

Option B: familiar

Option C: phonetic

Option D: spatial

Correct Answer: spatial


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Option A: Altruism

Option B: Responsibility

Option C: Generalized compliance

Option D: Contextual performance

Correct Answer: Responsibility


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Option A: Festinger

Option B: Taylor

Option C: Jensen

Option D: Lorenz

Correct Answer: Festinger


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Option A: Cognitive development

Option B: Affective development

Option C: Neurolinguistic development

Option D: Development of coordination

Correct Answer: Cognitive development


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Option A: Cortex : Cognition

Option B: Amygdale : Vision

Option C: Optic lobe : Emotions

Option D: Frontal lobe : Hearing

Correct Answer: Cortex : Cognition


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Option A: personal psychology

Option B: industrial technology

Option C: human engineering

Option D: organizational psychology

Correct Answer: industrial technology


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Option A: personal psychology

Option B: industrial technology

Option C: human engineering

Option D: organizational psychology

Correct Answer: organizational psychology


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Option A: revery obsession

Option B: mass group testing

Option C: manipulating workplace lighting

Option D: time and motion

Correct Answer: manipulating workplace lighting


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Option A: Dissonance theory

Option B: Equity theory

Option C: Comparison theory

Option D: Incompatibility theory

Correct Answer: Dissonance theory


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Option A: performance appraisal

Option B: leadership

Option C: job analysis

Option D: training

Correct Answer: training


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