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Psychology
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PSY202H1
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Dan Dolderman
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Fall

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PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support PSY 100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions Fall 2013 These questions cover lectures 6, 7, 8, 9 and the corresponding textbook readings Please like our Facebook page facebook.com/torontosos where you can find more practice questions for psy100, and in the future, other courses If you can't figure out the correct answer to a question, feel free to email [email protected] for an explanation. Disclaimer We have done our best to be accurate, but occasionally we make mistakes. If you find a problem, or can't figure out why an answer is correct, please contact us! You can reach us through our facebook page if you have any concerns Or you can contact Rick, one of this year's PSY100 tutors, at [email protected] SOS is here to help you succeed! PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support Attitudes and Impression Formation 1) Someone comes up to you in the street and tells you that they think Drake is the coolest Torontonian that exists. This is an example of an: a) Implicit attitude b) Implicit personality trait c) Explicit attitude d) Explicit personality trait e) Overenthusiastic fanboy/girl 2) Which of the following are used to measure implicit attitudes? a) Implicit association test b) Bobo the doll experiment c) Personality survey d) Survey about attitudes e) a and d 3) JuJu is a narcissist and loves how he looks. He looks at himself in the mirror whenever he gets a chance. One day he is watching himself on film, and rather than a mirror image, he is seeing how other individuals normally see him. He decides that this differing view is less attractive than what he normally sees in the mirror. This is due to: a) Conflicting attitudes b) Explicit attitudes c) Implicit attitudes d) The mere exposure effect e) Cognitive dissonance 4) You get accepted to UofT, Yale, and Harvard (which you believed were equal). After deciding on UofT, you tell your friends that UofT is a much better school, with better profs, more interesting courses, and cuter boys/girls. This is a result of: a) Conflicting attitudes b) Postdecisional dissonance c) Postdecisional conflict d) Attitude change e) Persuasion 5) Which of the following routes are part of the Elaboration Likelihood Model? a) The elaborative route b) The central route c) The peripheral route d) a & b e) b & c PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 6) Rob Ford knocks on your door and tells you that he is a good person and that you should re-elect him. You assume he's a crack smoking lunatic and tell him to go away. Your attitude has not changed. Under the Elaboration Likelihood model, what route are you using? a) The central route b) The peripheral route c) Neither d) Both e) You're too busy instagraming a video of Ford getting a door slammed in his face 7) Rob Ford knocks on your door and tells you that he is a good person and that you should re-elect him. You listen to his policies, ask him to justify his prior moral actions, and consider the benefits of electing him compared to other candidates. You decide he is working hard for you, and that you will vote for him again. You now feel more positive about Rod Ford. Under the Elaboration Likelihood model, what route are you using? a) The central route b) The peripheral route c) Neither d) Both e) You're too busy tweeting pics of you and Rob Ford in front of your garage which may or may not be a known crack house 8) Which of the following does not qualify as nonverbal behaviour (body language): a) Attitudes b) Facial Expressions c) Gestures d) Mannerisms e) Movements 9) Harry and Ron are talking about Wizarding History, and are discussing He Who Shall Not Be Named. Harry believes that He Who Shall Not Be Named became evil due to a corrupt Ministry of Magic, and rampant elitism and nepotism. Ron on the other hand believes that He Who Shall Not Be Named is just pure evil and all of his actions were a reflection of him being bad. Harry is using a ___________ attribution, while Ron is using a _____________ attribution: a) fundamental, personal b) personal, fundamental c) personal, situational d) situational, personal e) lot of drugs, lot of common sense 10) After reading another article about Taylor Swift breaking up with a guy, you decide that she must just be a really terrible girlfriend and that it's probably her fault that guys keep cheating on her. You are: a) Applying a situational attribution b) Committing the Fundamental attribution error c) Committing the self-fulfilling prophecy d) Applying Prejudice e) Applying discrimination PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 11) You just failed a test. Rather than assuming you didn't study enough or prepare well, you blame your teacher for writing a bad test. This is probably due to: a) The fundamental attribution error b) Personal attribution c) Actor/Observer discrepancy d) Stereotypes e) Lateral inhibition Personality 12) Which of the following is not part of Freud's psychodynamic theory? a) Preconscious b) Semiconscious c) Conscious d) Unconscious e) a & c 13) In Freud's psychodynamic theory, the component of personality that focuses on doing the "right" thing, based on societal and parental standards of conduct, is called the: a) Id b) Ego c) Superego d) Defence mechanism e) Oedipus Complex 14) In Freud's Psychosexual Stage theory, when children are between 3 and 5 years old and are directing their libidinal energies toward their genitals, they are in the: a) Oral stage b) Genital stage c) Latency stage d) Anal phase e) Phallic stage 15) A Personality approach that emphasizes individual subjective personal experience and belief systems, and argues that people seek personal growth to fulfill potential is called a: a) Type/Trait approach b) Humanistic approach c) Cognitive approach d) Unconscious approach e) Hippy approach PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 16) Which of the following make up the three superordinate traits of Eysenck's Hierarchical Model i) Dominance ii) Introversion/Extroversion iii) Psychoticism iv) Neuroticism v) Emotional Stability a) i, ii, iii b) ii, iii, iv c) i, iii, v d) ii, iii, v e) ii, iv, v 17) Which of the following is not one of the big five personality factors in the Five-factor Theory? a) Openness to Experience b) Conscientiousness c) Introversion d) Extroversion e) Agreeableness 18) Interviewing an individual and treating them as unique compared to all others is an example of a: a) Idiographic approach to studying personality b) Nomothetic approach to studying personality c) Projective measure d) Objective measure e) A type/trait theory 19) A thematic apperception test is an example of a(n): a) Rorschach test b) Idiographic approach to studying personality c) Projective measure d) Objective measure e) Freudian slip 20) Biological based tendencies to feel or act in certain ways are called: a) attitudes b) Personalities c) Traits d) Temperaments e) Genetics 21) In Gray's BIS/BAS system, the "stop" system is known as: a) The behavioural approach system b) The behavioural stop system c) The behavioural interference system d) The behavioural inhibition system e) The boring list syndrome PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 22) The theory that self-esteem is used as an indicator for when you are likely to be rejected from a social group is called: a) Terror-management theory b) Culture-appropriateness theory c) Sociometer theory d) Self-evaluative theory e) Mean girls theory Cultural Influences 23) An individual is shown three words: "Bunny, Dog, Carrot." They are asked which word is least like the others. If they answer "Dog", they are probably using: a) Taxonomic categorization b) Thematic categorization c) Analytic categorization d) Primary control e) Secondary control 24) You want to see the new Thor movie, and attempt to convince your group of friends that it's the best movie to see. This is an example of: a) Attitude formation b) Social striving c) Primary control d) Secondary control e) Tertiary control 25) According to Shweder, the ethic of ___________ is where a person views his or her actions as right or wrong based on the extent to which they conform with his/her role in a community or social hierarchy. And research found that this was most common in _____________ populations. a) Autonomy, Western b) Autonomy, Eastern c) Divinity, Eastern d) Community, Western e) Community, Eastern 26) Liu argues that since he was raised speaking Hui Chinese he thinks differently from his friend Hibiki, who was raised speaking Japanese. He is basing this belief on the controversial: a) Whorfian hypothesis b) Cultural language hypothesis c) Language Perception theory d) Culture-bound disorder e) Taijinkyoufushou disorder PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 27) In some South Asian cultures, young men can begin to believe they are leaking semen, often after engaging in sexual activities that their cultures disapprove of, and experiencing anxiety, guilt, and fear as a result. This disorder is called: a) Erectile dysfunction b) Whorfian disorder c) Taijinkyoufushou disorder d) Dhat syndrome e) Sexual-cultural dysfunction syndrome Sensation and Perception 28) You are walking down the road and notice a bright light flash in front of you. This is an example of: a) Perception b) Sensation c) Transduction d) a & b e) b & c 29) Which of the following nerves are involved in the perception of taste? a) Facial nerve b) Glossopharyngeal nerve c) Vagus nerve d) a & b e) a & b & c 30) If a purple light is coded by different receptors than a green light, this is an example of : a) Quantitative information b) Qualitative information c) Minimum stimulus d) Synapse pruning e) Colour blindness 31) The theory that when detecting a faint stimulus, you must make a judgement about whether or not the stimulus is present or absent (rather than it being based on an all-or-none process) is called: a) Connectivity theory b) Signal detection theory c) Signal judgement theory d) Rejection theory e) Decision-making theory 32) Which of the following senses has the most direct route to the brain: a) Sight b) Sound c) Smell d) Taste e) Touch PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 33) The thin layer of tissue in the nasal cavity embedded with smell receptors, is called: a) The olfactory bulb b) The olfaction centre c) The olfaction tissue d) The olfactory epithelium e) The gustatory centre 34) Haptic sense refers to: a) Sight b) Sound c) Smell d) Taste e) Touch 35) Ossicles are three tiny bones that transfer the eardrum's vibrations to the oval window. What are these three bones commonly called? i) cochlea ii) anvil iii) wrench iv) hammer v) thalamus vi) capitate vii)Stirrup a) i, ii, iii b) i, iii, iv c) ii, iv, vi d) ii, iv, vii e) iv, v, vii 36) The thin inner surface of the back of the eyeball, that contains photoreceptors, is called the: a) Cornea b) retina c) pupil d) iris e) fovea 37) The centre of the retina where cones are densely packed is called the: a) Cornea b) retina c) pupil d) iris e) fovea 38) The retinal cells that result in colour perception are called: a) Amacrine cells b) Horizontal cells c) Rods d) Cones e) Ganglion cells PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 39) ________ primary colours are red, yellow and blue a) Subtractive b) Additive c) Material d) All of the above e) Only a & b 40) When we gather and use data from the semicircular canals of the inner ear, we are using our: a) Kinesthetic sense b) Auditory-Visual sense c) Vestibular sense d) Extrasensory perception e) Exotic sensory system 41) What are the two streams of visual information? a) Parietal "where" stream, occipital "what" stream b) Occipital "where" stream, parietal "what" stream c) Dorsal "what" stream, Ventral "where" stream d) Ventral "what" stream, Dorsal "where" stream e) none of the above 42) The Gestalt principal of _________ states that the closer two figures are to each other, the more likely we are to group them and see them as part of the same object. a) Good contribution b) Closure c) Proximity d) Similarity e) Illusory Contours 43) Which of the following groups is least likely to fall for the Mueller-Lyer Illusion? a) Those raised in a Western culture b) Those raised in an Eastern culture c) Those raised in a culture with carpentered corners d) Those raised in a culture without carpentered corners e) Justin Beiber fans Attention and Memory 44) Someone asks you what happened on 9/11 and you are able to explain the terrorist attacks. This is an example of: a) Working memory b) A short-term memory c) A long-term memory d) A flashbulb memory e) You being a political science major PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 45) Someone asks you where you were when you heard about 9/11 and you are able to tell them. This is an example of: a) Working memory b) A short-term memory c) A long-term memory d) A flashbulb memory e) You being a political science major 46) You are listening to a NeoNazi being interviewed on FOX news, claiming that science has proven people with blue eyes are twice as smart as anyone else. You know this is not true and ignore it. However, a year later you are talking about eye colour with a friend, and mention that you read an article about how individuals with blue eyes are more intelligent than others. This may be a result of: a) Cryptoamnesia b) Retrograde amnesia c) Anterograde amnesia d) Source misattribution e) working memory 47) Recently fans accused Katy Perry's song "roar" of being a rip off of Sarah Bareille's song "Brave." If this is true, and the writers of "roar" were not intentionally copying "brave," this may be an example of: a) Cryptoamnesia b) Retrograde amnesia c) Anterograde amnesia d) Source misattribution e) working memory 48) Participants are brought into a lab and shown a video of a car crash. Half the participants are asked "How fast do you think the cars were going when they crashed" and the other half are asked "How fast do you think the cars were going when they bumped." Those who heard the word "crashed" rather than "bumped" judged the speed on average to be higher. This may be a result of: a) Cryptoamnesia b) Source misattribution c) Suggestibility d) Source amnesia e) Persuasion 49) Mary comes home but something doesn't feel right. Her husband is different. Her children are not acting normal. She decides that someone must have replaced her real family with imposters. When a psychologist talks to her, no amount of evidence can convince her that her family is still her real family. What does Mary have? a) Retrograde amnesia b) Anterograde amnesia c) Prosopagnosia d) Capragas syndrome e) Mary is smoking way too much pot PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 50) John, a 76-year old male who's brain is in good health, was very racist when he was young. He used racial slurs, excluded individuals of other colours, and voted for politicians who opposed equal rights legislation. However, when asked about his youth, he truly believes that he was never racist and always supported equal rights. When shown evidence of an event where he told a non-white individual that they shouldn't eat in the same restaurant as him, he argued that it never happened and that he asked the person to leave because they were acting aggressive. This changing of memories over time to match his current beliefs is known as: a) retrograde amnesia b) anterograde amnesia c) memory bias d) memory misattribution e) source misattribution 51) Strategies for improving memory, such as creating a rhyme to help memorize parts of the body, are called: a) Memory techniques b) Strategies c) Mnemonics d) Elaboration e) Envisioning 52) Which of the following are not useful for studying: a) Practice b) Elaborating the material c) Overlearning d) Adequate sleep e) Using verbal mnemonics f) Using visual imagery g) pulling an all-nighter Development 53) Some agents such as drugs, alcohol, viruses, and chemicals, can adversely affect the developing fetus. These are called: a) Androgens b) Teratogens c) Estrogens d) Hormones e) Messyouupogens 54) A newly born child is able to tell the difference between the faces of different lemurs. However, as adults we are no longer able to do this. This is most likely due to: a) Myelination b) Retrograde amnesia c) Long-term memory deficiencies d) Synaptic pruning e) Critical periods PSY100 Midterm 2 Practice Questions UofT SOS: Students Offering Support 55) If baby ducks are only able to imprint on a mother in the first hour of their life, this would be considered: a) An example of synaptic pruning b) A critical period c) A sensitive period d) A result of synaptic density e) A good time to create an army of baby ducks who follow your every command! 56) When would be the best time for you to learn a second language? a) When you are under 16 b) When you are 19 and in university c) When you are 28 and just finishing up grad school d) When you are 40 years old and working e) When you are 68 years old are retired 57) In Harlow's attachment studies with Rhesus Monkeys, he found that: a) Monkeys preferred a cloth mother surrogate without milk over a wire mother surrogate with milk b) Monkeys preferred a wire mother surrogate with milk over a cloth mother surrogate without milk c) Monkeys were indifferent between the
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