Free CLEP Intro Psychology Exam Practice Questions

  1. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that affects:
    1. arousal
    2. mood
    3. sleep
    4. all of the above
    5. none of the above
  2. Which division of the nervous system controls voluntary skeletal muscle movements?
    1. Autonomic
    2. Parasympathetic
    3. Peripheral
    4. Somatic
    5. Sympathetic
  3. A patient is suffering from diabetes. The patient's blood sugar is elevated. Which division of the nervous system raises the blood sugar level?
    1. Autonomic
    2. Parasympathetic
    3. Peripheral
    4. Somatic
    5. Sympathetic
  4. Which subsystem of the nervous system regulates internal organs and glands?
    1. Autonomic
    2. Parasympathetic
    3. Peripheral
    4. Somatic
    5. Sympathetic
  5. What part of the brain deals with the functioning of memory?
    1. Amygdala
    2. Hippocampus
    3. Hypothalamus
    4. Reticular formation
    5. Thalamus
  6. ______________ is the act of mentally developing a picture of one's outside environment.
    1. Just noticeable difference (JND)
    2. Perception
    3. Sensation
    4. Sensory adaption
    5. Signal detection theory
  7. Psychophysics is the part of psychology that deals with___________________.
    1. just noticeable difference (JND)
    2. perception
    3. sensation
    4. sensory adaption
    5. signal detection theory
  8. When my perception of the couch in my living room diminishes to the point where I barely pay any attention to it, I am experiencing:
    1. just noticeable difference (JND)
    2. perception
    3. sensation
    4. sensory adaption
    5. signal detection theory
  9. ______________ is dependent upon an individual's expectations, past experiences, and motivation.
    1. Just noticeable difference (JND)
    2. Perception
    3. Sensation
    4. Sensory adaption
    5. Signal detection theory

 


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