Practice Exam 2

Question 1 of 24

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Frodo believes all dwarves to be disgusting and irritating. No one else in the fellowship is aware of this feeling, and he has decided to keep it to himself, only occasionally sharing his opinion with his friend Sam. He does not want to make Gimli (a dwarf) upset. Frodo is practicing ________

Select one of the following:

  • discrimination

  • prejudice

  • stereotype

  • groupthink

  • schema

Question 2 of 24

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The Master has been charged with murder, and while discussing the trial with his attorney, is is clear that he has a deep understanding of the charges against him and how the proceedings will go. However, The Master continues to assure his attorney that he will not be found guilty because the laws of earth do not apply to Time Lords, and that, as one of the last Time Lords, he rules all of time and space. Which of the following is true?

Select one of the following:

  • He will be found not competent to stand trial because he does not have a rational understanding of the situation

  • He will be found competent to stand trial because he has a factual understanding of the court proceedings

  • He will be found competent to stand trial because he has a rational understanding of the situation

  • He will be found not competent to stand trial because he does not have a factual understanding of the court proceedings nor a rational understanding of the situation

  • Dr. Who is a dumb TV show

Question 3 of 24

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Which insanity standard has a volitional prong?

Select one of the following:

  • M'Naughten Standard

  • The ALI Standard

  • The Dusky Standard

  • The Insanity Defense Reform Act

Question 4 of 24

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Which of the following is NOT a primary reason for “choking” at an important athletic event?

Select one of the following:

  • Increased effort

  • Distraction

  • Inability to cope with pressure

  • Not evaluating the quality of your performance

Question 5 of 24

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Jack is being evaluated in his competency to stand trial. He does not know what he is charged with, does not know who his attorney is or what the judge does. Despite effort to educate him, he is unable to learn and remember information. He was found incompetent because he

Select one of the following:

  • did not have a rational understanding

  • did not have a factual understanding

  • was unable to communicate with his attorney

  • All of the above

Question 6 of 24

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Which of the following helps an athlete get back into the “flow”?

Select one of the following:

  • Focusing on how to improve mistakes

  • Competing in competitions below one's skill level to improve one's self-confidence

  • Letting oneself lose control of one's actions

  • Losing one's self awareness

Question 7 of 24

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Robbie is seeing a sport psychologist who encourages him to play the game in the moment, to not judge his mistakes and to maintain attention to the relevant tasks. What type of approach does his psychologist use?

Select one of the following:

  • Mindfulness-Acceptance-Commitment

  • Motivational Approach

  • Performance Enhancement

  • Skills Development

Question 8 of 24

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Macy is an attractive female. What benefits might she expect from society?

Select one of the following:

  • Higher salary

  • Lower salary

  • Lower employability

  • Belief that she is incompetent

Question 9 of 24

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Bobby has Muslim friends, however he asks friends not to visit him at the restaurant where he works because his boss tells him to not to because it might interrupt the business. He is exhibiting

Select one of the following:

  • Prejudice

  • Discrimination

  • Religious stereotype

  • All of the above

Question 10 of 24

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When a conducting a forensic evaluation (compared to general clinical evaluation) you should

Select one of the following:

  • Focus your assessment on the evaluee’s complaints

  • Be suspicious of malingering

  • Make sure you keep everything confidential because of the legal nature of the evaluation

  • Ensure the evaluee pays prior to the evaluation

Question 11 of 24

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Dylan’s mother is an alcoholic who frequently passes out when Dylan returned from school. As a result, Dylan did not do his homework, played video games. He began to hang out with bad influence but his mother did not take notes of it. What pathway is he going down?

Select one of the following:

  • Deviance proneness

  • Stress-Negative

  • Negative peer influence

  • Environmental Stressor

Question 12 of 24

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Which of the following is NOT a source factor for persuasion?

Select one of the following:

  • Trustworthiness

  • Forewarning

  • Likeability

  • Similarity

Question 13 of 24

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In the kindergarten Cop video clip, what feature of stress was Arnold Schwarzenegger's character experiencing?

Select one of the following:

  • Conflict

  • Pressure

  • Frustration

  • Change

Question 14 of 24

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Which of the following epidemiological trends of substance use is accurate?

Select one of the following:

  • Substance use tends to decline as students graduate from high school enter college

  • Marijuana is the most commonly used substance

  • Caucasians are more likely to use substances than African-Americans or Hispanics

  • Female are more likely to use it than male

Question 15 of 24

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What percentage of criminal cases are pleaded NGRI?

Select one of the following:

  • 1%

  • less than 1%

  • 25%

  • 5%

  • 50%

Question 16 of 24

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What percent of participants in the Asch experiments conformed and knowingly answered wrongly?

Select one of the following:

  • 74%

  • 26%

  • 91%

  • 100%

  • 10%

Question 17 of 24

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Rory Williams and Amelia Pond had a bit too much fun at their wedding reception and are both experiencing difficulty controlling their body movements. They also considered it a good idea to pour fish fingers and custard all over the wedding cake. Their BAC levels are most likely

Select one of the following:

  • 0.13-0.15

  • 0.16-0.19

  • More than 20

  • 0.08-0.12

Question 18 of 24

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At what BAC level is it legal for you to drive when you are 21?

Select one of the following:

  • 0.08

  • 0.13

  • 0.16

  • .20

Question 19 of 24

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Which of the following is not one of the most common modes of adolescent mortality?

Select one of the following:

  • Homicide

  • Suicide

  • Accidents

  • Liver failure

Question 20 of 24

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Which of the following are Special Risk Groups?
I. Children of Alcoholics
II. Children of Substance Abusers
III. Anonymous Substance Abusers

Select one of the following:

  • I only

  • I & II Only

  • I, II, & III

  • III only

  • I & III

Question 21 of 24

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Steph's best friends all bought Michael Kors watches, but Steph cannot afford to also buy one. However, she wants to be able to match them. She is experiencing what kind of stress?

Select one of the following:

  • Frustration

  • Change

  • Pressure

  • Conflict

Question 22 of 24

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How long does it take to develop a first impression?

Select one of the following:

  • 1 second

  • .1 seconds

  • 1 minute

  • Since it varies from person to person, it is too difficult to tell

Question 23 of 24

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What court case ruled that the defendant must have present sanity, as well as a reasonable, rational, and factual understanding.

Select one of the following:

  • Dusky vs. US

  • Giddeon vs. Wainwright

  • US vs Wright

  • Dusky vs Brown

Question 24 of 24

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What percentage of participants in the Milgram experiment went all the way to 360 volts or above?

Select one of the following:

  • 62.5%

  • 92.3%

  • 17.4%

  • 37.5%

  • 53.8%

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