Practice Exam (PSYC 1001 E)

Practice Exam (PSYC 1001 E) - PSYC 1001 E Practice Exam(93...

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PSYC 1001 E. Practice Exam (93 MC Questions - Answers to be posted shortly) NOTE: The Final Exam (worth 50% of your final grade) comprises 100 multiple choice questions & covers material from chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 (up to and including p.325), & the accompanying lecture slides/notes (~10-15 questions). 1. The EEG brain-wave rhythm associated with normal, waking, alert states is a. gamma b. beta c. alpha d. delta 2. Which of the following statements regarding sleepwalking is MOST accurate? a. Sleepwalking is generally a manifestation of underlying psychological problems. b. It is unsafe to awaken a sleepwalker. c. Sleepwalking typically occurs while the person is dreaming. d. There appears to be a genetic predisposition to sleepwalking. 3. If selectively deprived of REM sleep, a person will later experience a. hypochondriasis b. emotionality c. NREM d. REM rebound 4. Hermanie's core body temperature has risen 1.5 degrees in the last half hour. This change in body temperature means that it is MOST likely that Hermanie a. has just fallen asleep b. will fall asleep in the next 60 minutes c. has just woken up d. has been meditating for the past 30 minutes 5. Which of the following appears to be the sequence of events associated with resetting one's biological clock? a. The hypothalamus signals the thalamus, which in turn sends signals to the medial foreb- rain bundle. b. The thalamus signals the optic chiasm, which in turn causes a release of the hormone philoxin, which activates the renal gland. c. The suprachiasmatic nucleus signals the pineal gland, which in turn secretes the hormone melatonin. d. The superior colliculus signals the thalamus, which stimulates Broca's area. 6. A disorder characterized by sudden and irresistible onsets of sleep during normal waking periods is a. epilepsy b. narcolepsy c. hypersomnia d. sleep agnosia 7. The evidence from a number of studies indicates that the effects of jet lag can be reduced a. by taking melatonin b. by consuming caffeine c. by using a nicotine patch d. by stimulating the release of endorphins
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8. Ronak is hooked up to an electroencephalograph (EEG) in a sleep lab. As the researcher watches the printout from the EEG, theta waves appear. Based on this information, the researcher can conclude that Ronak a. has just entered Stage 3 sleep b. is still awake, but is relaxed and drowsy c. has just entered Stage 1 sleep d. is currently in REM sleep 9. During sleep, voluntary muscle activity a. is at its lowest during REM sleep b. is at its highest during REM sleep c. does not occur in NREM sleep d. does not occur during either REM or NREM sleep 10. The role-playing theory of hypnosis offered by Barber and Spanos suggests that the hypnotized subject a. actually fakes the hypnotic state b. enters into a trance and acts out suggestions c. knows that he or she is only pretending d. is in a normal state but acts out the role of a hypnotized person 11. Wei has just taken a drug that has made her feel euphoric. She has probably taken
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2010 for the course 32611 PSYC 1001 taught by Professor Darcylitteljohn during the Fall '08 term at Carleton CA.

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