March_midterm_practice_exam_2010 with answer key

March_midterm_practice_exam_2010 with answer key - PRACTICE...

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PRACTICE EXAM (MARCH MIDTERM) 1. Another form of intelligence that has attracted a lot of attention is emotional intelligence. A person with a high emotional IQ A) has the ability to read others’ emotions accurately B) often have even higher verbal IQ scores C) usually doesn’t attend university D) are intellectually disabled in a general sense E) 2. Humans are capable of producing several hundred phonemes. Infants across the world can vocalize the entire range of phonemes A) but by 1 month they have lost that ability B) but by 6 months they have lost that ability C) and they never lose this ability to produce these sounds D) and they will always be able to perceive these differences in sound E) although they will lose this ability they will always be able to perceive the differences 3. Although Skinner believed that children’s language acquisition is strongly governed by reinforcement from adults, most psycholinguists doubt this because A) children learn too much too fast B) children learn through motherese C) parents typically do not correct their children’s grammar D) children only talk in telegraphic speech E) both A and C 4. Learning a second language can be very beneficial, especially if learned during the sensitive period of childhood. When a second language is learned later in life A) the person will always have trouble with their native language B) Broca’s area will get larger C) a different area of the brain will be activated during production of the second language D) this person will have no problems switching from one language to the other E) the production of their native language will activate Wernicke’s area 5. In the Tower of Hanoi problem you are to move the rings one at a time to reach the desired goal. When solving this problem you are using A) subgoal analysis B) availability heuristic C) a mental set D) inductive reasoning
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E) retrieval cues 6. Deductive reasoning is reasoning from ___________, and inductive reasoning is reasoning from ______________ A) specific principle, general principles B) science, arts C) “top down”, “bottom up” D) informal observations, formal observations E) hypotheses, theories 7. Gifted individuals have a higher than normal IQ (120 or above) and cognitively disabled individuals obtain IQ’s between about 50 and 70. Both of these groups A) often need special educational opportunities B) tend to walk earlier C) need large amounts of support D) are often victims of stereotypes E) 8. Suppose a researcher gave people the following problem: In a group of 100 people, 70 are pilots and 30 are bookkeepers. Of that group, one man is meek, timid, and enjoys helping people. Is he more likely to be a pilot or a bookkeeper? Most subjects would answer A) bookkeeper, demonstrating a bias toward representativeness B) bookkeeper, demonstrating a prior probability bias C) pilot, demonstrating use of the base-rate information given D) pilot, demonstrating the availability bias E)
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYC 1000 taught by Professor Atkinson during the Fall '10 term at UWO.

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