AP Psychology: Questions 277 - 282 of 1615

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Question number: 277

» Motivation & Emotion » Social Motives

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Job satisfaction is enhanced by tasks that are:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Challenging but not overwhelming

b.

Unrelated to one’s personal needs

c.

Overwhelming and rewarding

d.

Very direct and require no extra efforts

Question number: 278

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

consistency.

c.

gain-loss.

d.

inconsistency.

Question number: 279

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The mnemonic device known as the ________ involves connecting, in sequence, images of items to be memorized, to make them easier to recall.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

link method

b.

method of loci

c.

rote learning

d.

acronym method

Question number: 280

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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An episode of intense dread, which is typically accompanied by feelings of terror and dizziness, chest pain is called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A panic attack

b.

An obsessive fear

c.

Generalized or chronic anxiety

d.

A compulsion

Question number: 281

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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In operant conditioning, a neutral stimulus that becomes reinforcing after being associated with a primary reinforcer is known as________:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

secondary reinforcer

b.

punishment

c.

primary reinforcer

d.

discriminative stimulus

Question number: 282

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Repression refers to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Primary defense mechanism

b.

Denial

c.

Frustration

d.

Secondary defense mechanism

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