AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 40 - 42 of 1649

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Question 40

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When Sara returned from combat in the Gulf War, she began experiencing high anxiety that has persisted without any improvement. This example illustrates which anxiety related disorder?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

obsessive-compulsive

b.

phobia

c.

panic

d.

anxiety

e.

post-traumatic stress

Question 41

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MCQ▾

A researcher determines that the crime rate in a large city fluctuates with the phases of the moon. He concludes that the gravitational pull of the moon influences human behavior. He has committed what error?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

He explained the placebo effect.

b.

He failed to measure the gravitational pull to test his hypothesis.

c.

He incorrectly inferred correlation from causation.

d.

He has overlooked the placebo effect.

e.

He incorrectly inferred causation from correlation.

Question 42

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MCQ▾

If a person suffering from schizophrenia has an identical twin, that twin

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

is almost sure to become schizophrenic.

b.

is also likely to have more than one personality.

c.

will have a 86 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

d.

will have a 46 percent chance of becoming schizophrenic.

e.

will be no more likely than anyone else to become schizophrenic.

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