Introduction to Psychology – Easy Solved MCQs (1-100)

Introduction to Psychology & Research Methods

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1-10 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. Modern psychology started during the last century in
    • Germany
    • Britain
    • Russia
    • USA
  2. Psychology is concerned with the study of
    • overt behavior only
    • how groups exchange resources
    • mind and behavior
    • how to aggregate behavior is specified
  3. Psychology is the science of
    • objective introspection
    • behavior and mental processes
    • inductive reasoning
    • emotions
  4. Which of the following statements characterizes the cognitive-structuralist orientation in developmental psychology
    • the child is a “blank slate”
    • sexual drives play an important role in early development
    • the child is a passive receptor of stimuli
    • the child actively constructs her or his own knowledge
  5. The study of psychology is most concerned with which field of scientific inquiry?
    • the science of philosophy
    • the science of behavior and mental processes
    • the science of developmental processes
    • the science of emotional and mental processes
  6. The dual-code hypothesis suggests that:
    • abstract information is encoded visually and verbally
    • words that are low in imagery tend to be recalled better than words that are high in
      imagery
    • concrete information tends to be recalled better than abstract information
    • feature lists for a category contain both required and typical features of instances in
      that category
  7. An experimenter who has been carefully trained in the techniques of self-observation uses himself as his subject. He attempts to analyze his own immediate experience into its elements. This study would most likely occur in the laboratory of
    • John Watson
    • Max Wertheimer
    • Hermann von Helmholtz
    • Edward Titchener
  8. The first experimental lab of Psychology was established in
    • France
    • America
    • Germany
    • Japan
  9. If the differential threshold for a standard stimulus of 20 grams is 2 grams, then, according to Weber’s law, the differential threshold for a standard stimulus of 50 grams is?
    • 2 grams
    • 3 grams
    • 5 grams
    • 10 grams
  10. In an experiment, the control group should be treated in the same way as the experimental group except for:-
    • completing pretest measures
    • completing post-test measures
    • receiving different levels of the independent variable
    • receiving different levels of the confounding variable
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Modern psychology started during the last century in

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Psychology is concerned with the study of

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Psychology is the science of

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Which of the following statements characterizes the cognitive-structuralist orientation in developmental psychology

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The study of psychology is most concerned with which field of scientific inquiry?

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The dual-code hypothesis suggests that:

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An experimenter who has been carefully trained in the techniques of self-observation uses himself as his subject. He attempts to analyze his own immediate experience into its elements. This study would most likely occur in the laboratory of

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The first experimental lab of Psychology was established in

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If the differential threshold for a standard stimulus of 20 grams is 2 grams, then, according to Weber’s law, the differential threshold for a standard stimulus of 50 grams is?

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In an experiment, the control group should be treated in the same way as the experimental group except for:-

11-20 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. A behavioral psychologist is interested in behavior that
    • can be observed
    • the organism chooses to perform
    • can be inferred
    • is part of the conscious experience
  2. A researcher wishes to run an experiment but is concerned that variations in the subjects’ intelligence quotients (IQs) might confound the results. All of the following are possible solutions to this problem except for
    • using a matched-subjects design
    • holding IQ level relatively constant
    • running a double-blind experiment
    • randomly assigning subjects to groups
  3. A researcher wants to test the hypothesis that the number of bystanders affects the probability of helping behavior, she sets up three conditions: one with no bystanders, one with two bystanders, and one with four bystanders. Which of the following is true?
    • there is one independent variable having three levels
    • there are three independent variables having one level each
    • there is one independent variable and three dependent variables
    • there is one independent variable having four levels
  4. Ernst Weber introduced the notion of:
    1. physiological zero
    2. response bias
    3. motion parallax
    4. just noticeable difference
  5. “Give me a group of infants, and if I could control the world in which they are raised, I could predict which will become doctors and which will become sculptors.” This statement is most likely based on:
    • the utilization of the methods of classical conditioning
    • the Freudian explanation of human behavior
    • an early behaviorist conception of the nature of human development
    • a functionalists emphasis on the adaptive nature of behavior
  6. Which of the following is the defining characteristic of random sampling?
    • the sample is a stratified sample
    • the sample is a miniature version of the population
    • each member of the population has an equal chance of being selected for the sample
    • the sample is representative of the population
  7. “Give me a child till that child is five years old, and I will make of him anything you want doctor, lawyer, thief,” a likely quote from
    • Thorndike
    • Watson
    • Hull
    • Pavlov
  8. For best research control of genetic factors, which of the following should be used in experimentation?
    • siblings
    • identical twins
    • factor analysis
    • longitudinal approach
  9. That its findings cannot be checked by other researchers is a criticism frequently leveled at proponents of
    • behaviorism
    • functionalism
    • neo-behaviorism
    • introspectionism
  10. An experimenter investigates test anxiety in military academy cadets by utilizing galvanic skin response measurement. The GSR represents
    1. the dependent variable and operational definition of anxiety
    2. independent variable and operational definition of anxiety
    3. intervening variable and operational definition of anxiety
    4. only operational definition of anxiety
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A behavioral psychologist is interested in behavior that

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A researcher wishes to run an experiment but is concerned that variations in the subjects’ intelligence quotients (IQs) might confound the results. All of the following are possible solutions to this problem except for

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A researcher wants to test the hypothesis that the number of bystanders affects the probability of helping behavior, she sets up three conditions: one with no bystanders, one with two bystanders, and one with four bystanders. Which of the following is true?

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Ernst Weber introduced the notion of:

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“Give me a group of infants, and if I could control the world in which they are raised, I could predict which will become doctors and which will become sculptors.” This statement is most likely based on:

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Which of the following is the defining characteristic of random sampling?

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“Give me a child till that child is five years old, and I will make of him anything you want doctor, lawyer, thief,” a likely quote from

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For best research control of genetic factors, which of the following should be used in experimentation?

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That its findings cannot be checked by other researchers is a criticism frequently leveled at proponents of

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An experimenter investigates test anxiety in military academy cadets by utilizing galvanic skin response measurement. The GSR represents

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21-30 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. Reviewing existing records to confirm a hypothesis about the behavior of a terrorist is
    • case study
    • survey research
    • archival research
    • field research
  2. The function of a theory is to
    • prove a hypothesis
    • establish a law
    • explain and relate observed facts
    • develop the steps to be used in experimentation
  3. The life history method is a
    • laboratory method
    • field study method
    • latitudinal method
    • longitudinal method
  4. A researcher sits beside a playground, carefully observing a small group of children. The method being utilized is
    • field study
    • case history
    • survey
    • life history
  5. William McDougall
    • criticized the stimulus-response mode of thought
    • criticized the notion of purposive behavior
    • aligned Himself with the arguments of Thorndike
    • initiated the work that eventually led to Pavlov’s theories
  6. In a test situation, the examiner wants there to be only one independent variable, an individual being tested. To ensure this, the examiner administers a/an
    • item analysis
    • factor analysis
    • standardized test
    • individual test
  7. Which of the following is no longer considered a scientific method appropriate for psychology?
    • non-parametric
    • introspection
    • field research
    • parametric statistics
  8. A between-subjects design is less efficient than a within-subjects design; because
    • it has more subjects
    • it has less validity
    • it is less reliable
    • it must deal with differences among subjects
  9. In order to produce effects in experiments, researchers manipulate
    • subjects
    • dependent variables
    • independent variables
    • test variables
  10. Correlational studies
    • indicate causality
    • are more valid than laboratory studies
    • indicate some relationship between two variables
    • involve manipulation of independent variables
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Reviewing existing records to confirm a hypothesis about the behavior of a terrorist is

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The function of a theory is to

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The life history method is a

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A researcher sits beside a playground, carefully observing a small group of children. The method being utilized is

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William McDougall

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In a test situation, the examiner wants there to be only one independent variable, an individual being tested. To ensure this, the examiner administers a/an

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Which of the following is no longer considered a scientific method appropriate for psychology?

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A between-subjects design is less efficient than a within-subjects design; because

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In order to produce effects in experiments, researchers manipulate

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Correlational studies

31-40 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. All of the following choices are advantageous of field research except
    • “real people” are studies
    • reactions of subjects are more natural
    • behavior is not influences by the psychologist
    • there is an appropriate control involved
  2. The purpose of “Q-technique” is
    • to measure accurate norms of population
    • item analysis in factorial design
    • to measure correlation between X and Y variables
    • to measure a person’s opinion of himself
  3. In an experiment studying the effects of different drugs on reaction time, each subject is presented with all of the conditions in the experiment. This is an example of a
    • factorial design
    • within subjects design
    • between subjects design
    • quasi-experimental design
  4. Which of the following best describes correlational analysis?
    • a measure of causation X on Y
    • a measure of causation between X and Y
    • a measure of linear association between two characteristics
    • a measure of association between two variables c
  5. Abraham Maslow is a chief proponent of the-school of human behaviour
    • behaviorist
    • structuralist
    • humanist
    • functionist
  6. William James, James Cattell, John Dewey, and E. L. Thorndike all belonged to which school of thought?
    • structuralist
    • behaviorist
    • gestalists
    • none of the above
  7. In psychology, the concept of motivation was first described in terms of instinctive behavior. On whose theory was this concept largely based?
    • Hume
    • Descartes
    • Darwin
    • James
  8. The double blind technique refers to a method of experimentation
    • where neither the experimental nor control group know the purpose of the study
    • often used in perceptual research
    • where neither the subject nor the experimenter knows whether the subject is in the experimental or control group
    • involving the absence of sight in both eyes
  9. Identify the pair which represents an INCORRECT association
    • Wertheimer – trait approach to personality
    • Cattell – factor analysis of personality
    • Johnson – problem solving
    • Osgood – semantic differentials
  10. Identify the pair which represents an INCORRECT association
    • Schachter – emotion development
    • Piaget – cognition development
    • Murray – Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
    • Seligman – social exchange theory
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All of the following choices are advantageous of field research except

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The purpose of “Q-technique” is

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In an experiment studying the effects of different drugs on reaction time, each subject is presented with all of the conditions in the experiment. This is an example of a

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Which of the following best describes correlational analysis?

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Abraham Maslow is a chief proponent of the-school of human behavior

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William James, James Cattell, John Dewey, and E. L. Thorndike all belonged to which school of thought?

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In psychology, the concept of motivation was first described in terms of instinctive behavior. On whose theory was this concept largely based?

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The double-blind technique refers to a method of experimentation

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Identify the pair which represents an INCORRECT association

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Identify the pair which represents an INCORRECT association

41-50 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. Structuralism, the first theoretical school in psychology, evolved primarily from the work of
    • Wundt
    • Kohler
    • Watson
    • Tolman
  2. A research design which contains features of both between-subject and within-subject designs is
    • factorial design
    • omnibus design
    • mixed factorial design
    • multiple design
  3. Any procedural variable which can cause a subset of the population to be nonrepresentative of the population is a
    • sample error
    • sample bias
    • population error
    • population bias
  4. In an experiment, the subject’s response is best known as the
    • dependent variable
    • independent variable
    • experimental variable
    • dependent response
  5. Ethologists insist that
    • animals be studied under laboratory conditions
    • the natural environment must be included in an analysis of animal behaviour
    • teaching language to chimps is immoral
    • evolution is irrelevant to the study of instincts
  6. In ethology, fixed action patterns refer to
    • the way a group of neurons fire
    • limits on an animal’s ability to learn
    • instinctive behavior
    • group behavior among humans
  7. Sports psychology is concerned with
    • instituting fair rules
    • the dangers of injury
    • improving the players’ performance
    • making sure that the game is not beyond the capability of the players
  8. A parapsychologist would study which of the following phenomena?
    • psychokinesis
    • precognition
    • telepathy
    • all of the above
  9. The child as a “Tabula Rasa” was first introduced by
    • Freud
    • Hall
    • Locke
    • Rousseau
  10. Belief in the id would be the __________ view, whereas recording the frequency of acts of aggression would represent the ________ approach.
    • functionalist, structuralist
    • structuralist, a priori
    • structuralist, functionalist
    • gestalt, introspection
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Structuralism, the first theoretical school in psychology, evolved primarily from the work of

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A research design which contains features of both between-subject and within-subject designs is

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Any procedural variable which can cause a subset of the population to be nonrepresentative of the population is a

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In an experiment, the subject’s response is best known as the

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Ethologists insist that

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In ethology, fixed action patterns refer to

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Sports psychology is concerned with

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A parapsychologist would study which of the following phenomena?

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The child as a “Tabula Rasa” was first introduced by

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Belief in the id would be the __________ view, whereas recording the frequency of acts of aggression would represent the ________ approach.

51-60 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. A psychologist who studies the variables that contribute to effective reading skills is a/an _______ psychologist
    • applied
    • clinical
    • industrial
    • counselling
  2. Which of the following areas of applied psychology is largest in terms of the number of psychologists employed?
    • school
    • community
    • clinical
    • industrial organizational
  3. Which individual is correctly matched with their theory?
    • Lewin – field theory
    • James – law of effect theory
    • Wundt – pragmatism
    • Freud – personal construct theory
  4. Everything under the control of the researcher is known as a/an-variable. The Everything under the control of the researcher is known as a/an behavior of the subject is the —-— variable.
    • planned, random
    • dependent, independent
    • dependent, random
    • independent, dependent
  5. The ability to move objects with mental concentration is an example of
    • clairvoyance
    • kinethesis
    • psychokinesis
    • precognition
  6. The research technique that allows the most control of variables by the experimenter is
    • the survey
    • naturalistic observation
    • the formal experiment
    • the case study
  7. Each of the following is an authentic specialty of American Psychiatric Association except
    • industrial and organizational psychology
    • mental retardation
    • astrological psychology
    • test and measurement
  8. Which of the following famous people’s observable behavior?
    • Sigmund Freud
    • Carl Rogers
    • Harry Stack Sullivan
    • John B. Watson
  9. “Driver attention as a function of car radio sound” is a phrase in which the driver attention aspect represents the
    • intervening variable
    • independent variable
    • dependent variable
    • irrelevant variable
  10. The structuralist school of psychology viewed consciousness as
    • divided into, three separate layers
    • a flow of ideas without clear boundaries
    • a collective unit passed down genetically
    • a set of discrete sensations
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A psychologist who studies the variables that contribute to effective reading skills is a/an _______ psychologist.

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Which of the following areas of applied psychology is largest in terms of the number of psychologists employed?

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Which individual is correctly matched with their theory?

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Everything under the control of the researcher is known as a/an-variable. The Everything under the control of the researcher is known as a/an behavior of the subject is the —-— variable.

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The ability to move objects with mental concentration is an example of

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The research technique that allows the most control of variables by the experimenter is

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Each of the following is an authentic specialty of American Psychiatric Association except

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Which of the following famous people’s observable behavior?

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“Driver attention as a function of car radio sound” is a phrase in which the driver attention aspect represents the

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The structuralist school of psychology viewed consciousness as

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61-70 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. A double-blind experimental design is used to minimize
    • cohort effects
    • experimental bias
    • the halo effect
    • reactance
  2. Abraham Maslow is well-known as
    • a forerunner of the humanistic movement in psychology
    • the creator of cognitive-behavioral therapy
    • the creator of client-centered therapy
    • a forerunner of object-relations theory
  3. If we want to test our prediction that students who underline chapters as they read retain the information better than those who do not, we would first have to state this prediction that is
    • an experiment
    • a theory
    • a hypothesis
    • a hunch
  4. The four main goals of psychological research are
    1. description, experimentation, prediction, and control
    2. description, explanation, assessment and manipulation
    3. description, prediction, assessment and manipulation
    4. description, explanation, control and validity
  5. A verifiable scientific finding is one that can be
    1. observed in real life
    2. proven impossible to test
    3. replicated with the same result
    4. none of these
  6. An independent variable is
    • the only variable of interest
    • a variable that is independently verified
    • a variable whose value depends on that of the dependent variable
    • the variable that is manipulated by experimenter
  7. The first task in psychology is to carefully observe and objectively describe
    • animals
    • behavior
    • social institution
    • symptoms of abnormality
  8. The statement that psychology is empirical means
    • psychology is different from other sciences
    • the methods of psychology are based on controlled experiments and on observations made with great precision and objectivity
    • scientific psychology originated in Greek and Roman ages
    • psychological principles are based on consensus of scientist
  9. In psychology, case studies are used to
    • draw conclusions about individual behavior on the basis of group finding
    • draw general conclusions about behavior of the client
    • assess heritability of individual
    • show importance of case study
  10. Structuralism and functionalism are similar in that both
    • emphasize the analysis of mental structures
    • emphasize the fluid, personal nature of consciousness
    • regard psychology as the science of conscious experience
    • emphasize the observation of behavior rather than consciousness
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A double-blind experimental design is used to minimize

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Abraham Maslow is well-known as

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If we want to test our prediction that students who underline chapters as they read retain the information better than those who do not, we would first have to state this prediction that is

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The four main goals of psychological research are

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A verifiable scientific finding is one that can be

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An independent variable is

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The first task in psychology is to carefully observe and objectively describe

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The statement that psychology is empirical means

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In psychology, case studies are used to

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Structuralism and functionalism are similar in that both

71-80 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. The school of psychology that argue that nearly all behavior is a result of conditioning and that the environment shapes behaviors is labeled
    • gestalt, Wertheimer
    • psychoanalytic, Freud
    • behaviorism, Titchener
    • behaviorism, Watson
  2. Psychologists, who typically apply psychological principles to diagnose, and treat emotional problems, including mental illness and marItal and family conflict, are in the subfield called
    • biological
    • clinical and counseling
    • social and personality
    • school and educational
  3. The first step in any research project is generating a
    • theory
    • experiment
    • hypothesis
    • proposition
  4. In the early stages of research, the most efficient way of making progress towards explaining a phenomenon is to
    • videotape
    • precisely measure
    • survey
    • observe
  5. A scholarly summary of a body of research on some topic is called
    • case history
    • literature review
    • meta-analysis
    • theory
  6. The principle governing the ethical treatment of human participants in research essentially states that the hazards anticipated in the research project should be not greater than those encountered in daily activities
    • informed consent
    • right to privacy
    • minimal risk
    • informed participants
  7. S – R psychology is an approach associated with the “perspective”
    • behavioral
    • psychoanalytic
    • cognitive
    • subjectivist
  8. Psychologists, who are interested in the perception of the motion, part-whole relationships, and in how people judge size were identified with what school of psychology?
    • psychoanalytic
    • gestalt
    • behavioral
    • structural
  9. Relating overt behavior to electrical and chemical events taking place inside the body is characteristic of which contemporary psychological perspective?
    • behavioral
    • subjectivist
    • biological
    • cognitive
  10. Consideration of participants in psychological research as ___________ in the research enterprise is a central principle of ethical research today
    • informed participants
    • full partners
    • willing participants
    • co-investigators
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The school of psychology that argue that nearly all behavior is a result of conditioning and that the environment shapes behaviors is labeled

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Psychologists, who typically apply psychological principles to diagnose and treat emotional problems, including mental illness and marital and family conflict, are in the subfield called

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The first step in any research project is generating a

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In the early stages of research, the most efficient way of making progress towards explaining a phenomenon is to

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A scholarly summary of a body of research on some topic is called

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The principle governing the ethical treatment of human participants in research essentially states that the hazards anticipated in the research project should be not greater than those encountered in daily activities

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S – R psychology is an approach associated with the “perspective”

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Psychologists, who are interested in the perception of the motion, part-whole relationships, and in how people judge size were identified with what school of psychology?

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Relating overt behavior to electrical and chemical events taking place inside the body is characteristic of which contemporary psychological perspective?

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Consideration of participants in psychological research as ___________ in the research enterprise is a central principle of ethical research today

81-90 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. The clinical interview typically includes
    • a follow up evaluation and assessment after therapy is terminated
    • the initial diagnosis of a client’s psychological functioning
    • the psycho physiological assessment
    • the client’s initial and final evaluation
  2. A hypothesis is
    • the independent variable
    • an explanation of a phenomenon
    • a testable prediction derived from a theory
    • the dependent variable
  3. The amount of association between two or more variable is
    • correlation
    • naturalistic observation
    • reliability
    • synchronicity
  4. Gestalt theory emphasized
    • a flow of consciousness
    • our tendency to see patterns
    • the atoms of thought
    • none of these
  5. The group in experiments which receive no treatment is
    • control group
    • experimental group
    • both of them
    • none of these
  6. The cause of abnormal behavior is only physiological, it is explained by
    • psycho model
    • medical model
    • psychosocial
    • none of these
  7. Psychology has been defined by psychologists as
    • the study of behavior
    • the study of mental activity
    • the science that studies behavior and mental processes
    • all of these
  8. In order to understand the unusual behavior of an adult client, a clinical psychologist has carefully investigated the client’s current life situation and his physical, social and educational history. Which research method has the psychologist employed?
    • the survey
    • the case study
    • experimentation
    • naturalistic observation
  9. A person who tries to lessen the tension between management and workers is
    • psychiatrist
    • social psychologist
    • educational psychologist
    • industrial psychologist
  10. Psychophysics is the study of the relationships between
    • psychology and physics
    • stimuli and physical energies
    • perception and physiological process
    • sensory attributes and physical energy
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The clinical interview typically includes

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A hypothesis is

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The amount of association between two or more variable is

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Gestalt theory emphasized

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The group in experiments which receive no treatment is

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The cause of abnormal behavior is only physiological, it is explained by

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Psychology has been defined by psychologists as

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In order to understand the unusual behavior of an adult client, a clinical psychologist has carefully investigated the client’s current life situation and his physical, social and educational history. Which research method has the psychologist employed?

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A person who tries to lessen the tension between management and workers is

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Psychophysics is the study of the relationships between

91-100 Solved MCQs – Introduction to Psychology

  1. The discipline that deals with sampling data from a population and then drawing inferences about the population from the sample is:
    • hypothesis testing
    • multivariate experimentation
    • statistics
    • independent sampling
  2. When two variables are correlated, variation in one?
    • may possibly cause variation in the other
    • can only be inferred with social validation
    • can the cause of variation in the other only if the correlation is positive
    • always suggests a casual relationship with the other
  3. In psychological research, a ___________ is defined as an entity that can occur with different values:
    • hypothesis
    • theory
    • measurement system
    • experimental group
  4. The ability to exercise precise control over a variable is what distinguishes the ____________ method from other methods of scientific observation?
    • randomized selection
    • control group identification
    • experimental
    • hypothesis testing
  5. A specification of how a researcher measures a dependent variable is known as a/an
    • hypothesis
    • control condition
    • replication
    • operational definition
  6. The first psychology laboratory was established in _________ by _________
    • Russia; Ivan Pavlov
    • Germany, Wilhelm Wundt
    • Austria; Sigmund Freud
    • The United States; William James
  7. Wilhelm Wundt used the research method known as
    • psycholinguistics
    • psychoanalysis
    • introspection
    • massed practice
  8. Contemporary psychology is best defined as the science of
    • conscious and unconscious mental activity
    • observable responses to the environment
    • behaviour and mental processes
    • thoughts, feelings, and perceptions
  9. The biological and behavioral perspectives are most likely to differ with respect to the issue of
    1. nature versus nature
    2. rationality versus irrationality
    3. observation versus introspection
    4. basic versus applied research
  10. Correlations are useful for
    • explaining attitudes
    • predicting behaviour
    • discovering the causes of behaviour
    • doing all the above
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The discipline that deals with sampling data from a population and then drawing inferences about the population from the sample is:

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When two variables are correlated, variation in one?

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In psychological research, a ___________ is defined as an entity that can occur with different values:

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The ability to exercise precise control over a variable is what distinguishes the ____________ method from other methods of scientific observation?

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A specification of how a researcher measures a dependent variable is known as a/an

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The first psychology laboratory was established in _________ by _________

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Wilhelm Wundt used the research method known as

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Contemporary psychology is best defined as the science of

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