Psychology Edexcel AS level

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Quiz on Psychology Edexcel AS level, created by Hayfa Khatib on 05/09/2015.

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Question 1

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Name a weakness of random sampling?
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  • Very time consuming
  • Sample may not be representative
  • Participants may have special qualities

Question 2

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A hypothesis which states 'the kind of difference between two conditions' is called...
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  • Directional (one tailed)
  • Non-directional (two tailed)
  • Null

Question 3

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What is a strength of random sampling?
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  • Very representative
  • No researcher bias
  • Quick and easy

Question 4

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Milgram's original study of obedience had how many participants?
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  • 60
  • 40
  • 53

Question 5

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The shock generator ranged from...
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  • 15v - 450v
  • 50v - 450v
  • 40v - 250v

Question 6

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Milgram's variation study found that...
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  • Obedience fell to 20.5%
  • Obedience increased by 20.5%
  • Obedience remained the same

Question 7

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What was the aim of Milgram's original study of obedience?
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  • To see how obedient participants would be when ordered to administer electric shocks to an innocent victim
  • To see how obedient participants would be when ordered to administer teach to a learner
  • To see how obedient participants would be when paid

Question 8

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Which of these was a weakness of Milgram's original study of obedience?
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  • Task Validity
  • Experimental Validity
  • Reliability

Question 9

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Meeus and Raijmaaker's study tested...
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  • Obedience in an everyday situation of a lab interview
  • Obedience in an everyday situation of a lab experiemnt
  • Love

Question 10

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How much were participants paid in Meeus and Raaijmaker's study?
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  • $4
  • $10
  • $13

Question 11

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What was the name of the Dr in Hofling's study?
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  • Dr John
  • Dr Smith
  • Dr Jones

Question 12

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What was the name of the patient nurses had to administer astroten to?
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  • Mr Jones
  • Mr John
  • Mr Jim

Question 13

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Why was the agency theory passed down through evolution?
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  • To ensure our survival
  • To ensure our happiness
  • To maintain capitalism

Question 14

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Social identity theory was proposed by which psychologist?
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  • Tajfel
  • Sherif
  • Milgram

Question 15

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The aim of Tajfel's study was 'to investigate whether being categorised into a group would cause prejudice'
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Godden and Baddeley found which results from their study?
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  • Dry + Dry = 13.5
  • Wet + Wet = 11.4
  • Dry + Dry = 14.3
  • Wet + Wet = 10.5

Question 17

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Which two of the following are aims of Godden and Baddeley's study?
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  • If recall was better when learning context was present at recall
  • If recall was worse when learning context was present at recall
  • Would participants remember more words when 'wet' learning and 'wet' recall or 'dry' learning and 'dry' recall took place
  • Would participants see more words when 'wet' learning and 'dry' recall or 'dry' learning and 'wet' recall took place

Question 18

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How many words were used in Godden and Baddeley's study?
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  • 23
  • 65
  • 36

Question 19

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The words used in Godden and Baddeley's study were chosen from a TV show
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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The words in Godden and Baddeley's study were presented 3 times
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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A practice session was used in Godden and Baddeley's study because...
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  • The divers had to learn to breathe and hold their breaths to hear the list of words
  • The experimenters needed to make sure participants could dive
  • The participants were badly prepared for the experiment

Question 22

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How is eyewitness testimony recorded?
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  • Police statement
  • Verbal testimony
  • Court case

Question 23

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Which two of the following are of Hofling's aims?
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  • Nurses would obey an instruction which would involve them breaking hospital reg and endanger the lives of patients
  • To see whether nurses were aware of how obedient they tended to be
  • To see whether nurses would not obey
  • To see whether nurses could avoid instructions

Question 24

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Craik and Tulving's study aimed to find out...
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  • Whether words processed for their meaning would be better remembered than words processed for the way they appear or sound
  • Whether words processed for the way they appear would be better remembered than words processed for their meaning or sound
  • Whether words processed for their sound would be better remembered than words processed for the way they appear or meaning
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