Motivation & Emotion-Biological Bases (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 12 - 17 of 29

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Question number: 12

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A specific body weight that the brain tries to maintain through the regulation of diet, activity, and metabolism is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

obesity point

b.

basal metabolic rate

c.

set point

d.

endorphins

e.

active metabolic rate

Question number: 13

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The question, “Did you rob the liquor store? ” asked during the administration of a lie detector test, is a (n) ________ question.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

irrelevant

b.

deceptive

c.

experimental

d.

relevant

e.

control

Question number: 14

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The polygraph or “lie detector” primarily measures which component of emotion?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

attribution

b.

emotional expression

c.

physiological arousal

d.

vocal modulation

e.

psychological arousal

Question number: 15

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If you saw Garry with his pupils dilated (enlarged), you would most likely assume that he was

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Choice (5) Response

a.

disgusted.

b.

happy.

c.

angry.

d.

sad.

e.

scared.

Question number: 16

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A part of the nervous system that prepares the body for emergencies is the ________ division.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

autonomic

b.

adaptive

c.

sympathetic

d.

somatic

e.

parasympathetic

Question number: 17

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The rate at which the body burns calories just to keep itself alive is the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

obesity point

b.

set point

c.

endorphins

d.

active metabolic rate

e.

basal metabolic rate

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