Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 27 - 32 of 105

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Question number: 27

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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How can we explain episodic memory?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Knowing that Christopher Columbus sailed in 1492

b.

Understanding a conversation someone is having in a foreign language

c.

Reciting the alphabet

d.

Remembering that you got a bicycle for your 12th birthday

e.

Teaching someone how to play tennis

Question number: 28

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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A tendency to select wrong answers because they seem to match pre-existing mental categories is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

representativeness heuristic.

b.

intuition.

c.

framing.

d.

base rate.

e.

interest.

Question number: 29

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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One of the following is not a method of measuring retention:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Recall

b.

Reminiscence

c.

Retention

d.

Relearning

e.

Recognition

Question number: 30

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

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A person would have the LEAST difficulty in classifying ________ as a tree or shrub.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

an oak

b.

a quail

c.

a palm

d.

a cactus

e.

a fern

Question number: 31

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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Fluency, flexibility, and originality are characteristic of which type of thought?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

divergent thinking

b.

logic

c.

mechanical problem-solving

d.

deductive reasoning

e.

inductive reasoning

Question number: 32

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Development

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The study of the meaning of words is important because

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Choice (5) Response

a.

it is necessary to follow the development of phonemes by a growing child.

b.

it does not reveal any connection between language and thoughts.

c.

it measures the emotional content of language.

d.

it reveals the connection between language and thought.

e.

people speak different languages and translation becomes important.

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