PSY 100 WEEK 2 QUIZ 1 (ALL ARE CORRECT)

Question 1

Behavior is to mental processes as __________ is to __________.

internal; external

observed; inferred

external; observed

described; predicting

Question 2

Genetically, males are XY and females are XX. This is a(n) _______ difference.

sex

gender

nurture

exosystem

Question 3

In an experiment, the group of subjects that receives the independent variable or treatment is called the ______ group.

control

independent

dependent

experimental

Question 4

According to your textbook, __________ refer to the historical, economic, social, and cultural factors that influence us.

gestalts

spheres of influence

contexts

ethological systems

Question 5

Which of the following factors was found to have the strongest link with subjective well-being?

spirituality and faith

age and gender

educational level

parenthood

Question 6

____________ is a branch of medicine that specializes in abnormal behavior and psychotherapy.

Counseling psychology

Clinical psychology

Psychiatry

Pseudopsychology

Question 7

One’s __________ involves one’s cultural heritage, nationality, religion, and language.

ethnicity

race

exosystem

temperament

Question 8

Subjective well-being is the scientific term for how people evaluate their lives in terms of their:

success in their chosen career.

happiness and life satisfaction.

spiritual well-being.

social relationships.

Question 9

The _________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on another variable.

extraneous

independent

dependent

control

Question 10

In an experiment, the cause is the ________ variable, and the effect is the _______ variable.

independent; extraneous

extraneous; independent

independent; dependent

dependent; independent

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