AP Psychology Multiple-Choice Practice Test 55

1. Physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience best characterize

2. Physiological arousal is characterized by which of the following?

3. Of the following, which means of communication is the most universal?

4. After a portion of a rat's brain is destroyed, a scientist records dramatic weight gain in the rat. The portion of the rat's brain which was destroyed is most likely

5. As a race-car driver waits for the green flag to begin the race, his heartbeat increases and his mouth becomes dry. This is a result of increased

6. Which of the following is an example of extrinsic motivation?

7. A person with X, X, and Y sex chromosomes must be

8. According to Lev Vygotsky's sociocultural theory, the upper limit of a child's zone of proximal development is the level at which the child can

9. Chemicals that cause birth defects are

10. Which controversy deals with the question of whether development is a gradual, cumulative change or a sequence of distinct stages?

11. Darren is a happily married man who is a successful nursery school teacher. According to traditionalists, he has adopted the wrong

12. The correct sequence of prenatal developmental stages is

13. Frances, an 85-year-old retired teacher, feels that her life has been valued and she has made a positive impact on the lives of others. According to Erikson, Frances has achieved a sense of