Can You Pass Psychology 101?

You might think you've got the psych smarts and know how to pass psychology 101, but can you actually pass this tricky quiz? Embark on these 12 questions and find out!
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Community psychologists are interested in the __________ of mental illness.
Treatment
Prevention
Analysis
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Which approach to psychology emphasizes decision making, problem solving, and information processing?
Behavioral
Evolutionary
Cognitive
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Which of these would be an example of consciousness?
Blinking when a baseball comes at your face
Being aware of the silky, cold taste of ice cream
Being influenced by impulses
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Psychology originally emerged from what two disciplines?
Anthropology and history
Philosophy and biology
Biology and medicine
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The unconscious mind plays an important role in which school of thought in psychology?
Psychoanalysis
Behaviorism
Humanism
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The variable that is manipulated in an experiment is known as the:
Confounding variable
Dependent variable
Independent variable
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Which area of the brain is associated with reasoning, motor skills, higher lever cognition and expressive language?
The parietal lobe
The frontal lobe
The temporal lobe
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What is at the peak of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
Social needs
Esteem needs
Self actualizing needs
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In Freud's theory, which part of personality is focused on fulfilling the most primal and basic urges?
The ego
The id
The superego
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Which area of the brain is responsible for controlling hunger, thirst, emotions, temperature and circadian rhythms?
Hypothalamus
Cerebellum
Frontal lobe
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Which of the following is NOT considered one of the basic tastes?
Sweet
Acerbic
Bitter
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Asch's famous line experiment dealt with what central social psychological phenomenon?
Authority
Prejudice
Conformity
Result
Based on the results of this quiz you are psych sweet! While you may not pass psych 101 with flying colors, you would still be able to demonstrate a very basic knowledge of psychological principles. Our advice? Study up and you'll get an A+ next time!

C+, Psych Sweet

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've got some major psych power! You could definitely pass psych 101! While you might not ace the test, you would still show off your vast psych know how and overall prowess for psychological concepts and principles. Well done!

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Based on the result of this quiz you are totally psych perfect! You would pass psychology 101 with flying colors! There's not a doubt in our mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to your psych aptitude. Are you sure you're not a psychologist in disguise?

A+, Psych Perfect

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1
Community psychologists are interested in the __________ of mental illness.
Treatment
Prevention
Analysis
2
Which approach to psychology emphasizes decision making, problem solving, and information processing?
Behavioral
Evolutionary
Cognitive
3
Which of these would be an example of consciousness?
Blinking when a baseball comes at your face
Being aware of the silky, cold taste of ice cream
Being influenced by impulses
4
Psychology originally emerged from what two disciplines?
Anthropology and history
Philosophy and biology
Biology and medicine
5
The unconscious mind plays an important role in which school of thought in psychology?
Psychoanalysis
Behaviorism
Humanism
6
The variable that is manipulated in an experiment is known as the:
Confounding variable
Dependent variable
Independent variable
7
Which area of the brain is associated with reasoning, motor skills, higher lever cognition and expressive language?
The parietal lobe
The frontal lobe
The temporal lobe
8
What is at the peak of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
Social needs
Esteem needs
Self actualizing needs
9
In Freud's theory, which part of personality is focused on fulfilling the most primal and basic urges?
The ego
The id
The superego
10
Which area of the brain is responsible for controlling hunger, thirst, emotions, temperature and circadian rhythms?
Hypothalamus
Cerebellum
Frontal lobe
11
Which of the following is NOT considered one of the basic tastes?
Sweet
Acerbic
Bitter
12
Asch's famous line experiment dealt with what central social psychological phenomenon?
Authority
Prejudice
Conformity