Quiz: Could You Pass The AP Psychology Exam?

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Are you gearing up to take the AP Psychology exam in the near future? Take this practice quiz right now to see how prepared you are for the exam!

 May 08, 2018

1 of 12Pick One:

What is the only form of psychological research that can determine cause and effect?
Comparative study

2 of 12Pick One:

What brain structure provides the major link between the nervous system and the endocrine system?
Corpus callosum

3 of 12Pick One:

What is the process by which we recognize, interpret, and organize our sensations?

4 of 12Pick One:

What will most likely be influenced by staying up especially late on weekends?
Circadian rhythm
REM rebound
Lucid dreaming

5 of 12Pick One:

Blinking in response to a puff of air directed to your eye is a(n):
Unconditioned Response
Unconditioned Stimulus
Conditioned Response

6 of 12Pick One:

The Ebbinghaus forgetting curve shows:
A steady, gradual decrease of memory over time
A steep initial drop in retention followed by a gradual decline
A bell-shaped curve

7 of 12Pick One:

What is the highest need on Maslow’s hierarchy?
Physiological needs
Safety and security

8 of 12Pick One:

The universally understandable language of human emotion consists of:
Hand gestures
Body postures
Facial expressions

9 of 12Pick One:

The process of developing a sense of identity during adolescence was highlighted by what developmental theory?
Kubler-Ross’ stages of grief
Erikson’s psychosocial development theory
Piaget’s cognitive development theory

10 of 12Pick One:

Humanistic psychology has been most closely associated with an emphasis on the importance of what?
Projective tests
Reciprocal determinism
Positive self-concept

11 of 12Pick One:

During the manic phase of a bipolar disorder, individuals are most likely to experience:
High self-esteem
Delusions of persecution

12 of 12Pick One:

Compared with individualistic cultures, people in collectivist cultures:
Are less likely to conform among a group of strangers
Are more likely to conform to group pressure in any group
Opt to be more unique when given the opportunity to do so
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School may be ending for summer break, but before it does, some of you will have to endure one, two, or more AP exams. If you're taking the AP Psychology exam this semester, take our practice exam to see how prepared you actually are.