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Question number: 72

» Lifespan Development » Intelligence

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Which of the following types of intelligence would be most important in answering trivia questions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Fluid

b.

Practical

c.

Crystallized

d.

Bodily kinesthetic

Question number: 73

» Sensation and Perception » Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses

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The Romberg Test is otherwise known as the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

apparent motion test.

b.

standing still test.

c.

walking-running-skipping test.

d.

finger wiggle test.

Question number: 74

» Sensation and Perception » Psychophysics, Signal Detection

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In a laboratory experiment, subjects wear headphones and are tested individually. Each of 500 subjects is presented first with a light and then possibly with a low-intensity tone in the earphones. Subjects are instructed to push a button if they hear a tone. Subjects are rewarded with $10 for each hit. In 500 trials, 200 times a tone was presented, and 300 times a tone was not presented. One hundred and ninety tones were detected. Also, the button was pressed 270 times in response to no tone.

Which of the following describes the subjects’ overall performance?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

460 hits

b.

10 misses and 30 false alarms

c.

10 misses and 30 correct rejections

d.

280 misses

Question number: 75

» Social Psychology » Emotion, Affect and Motivation

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The over justification effect has led some psychologists to question the value of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

set point theory

b.

locus of control theory

c.

extrinsic motivation

d.

intrinsic motivation

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