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College Social Sciences
What is the physiological view of dreams and interpretations?
  1. Simple, random neural firing.
  2. Process of information while sleeping.
  3. Reaction to medicines while sleeping.
  4. Too much caffeine before sleeping.
Grade 9 Psychology
               reasoning is when conclusions are reached based upon general laws/theories.
  1. fallacious
  2. deductive
  3. inductive
  4. logical
Grade 9 Psychology
The maple tree's leaves have changed color every autumn for the past 35 years. Therefore, they will change color again this autumn. This is an example of                 reasoning.
  1. logical
  2. inductive
  3. deductive
  4. fallacious
Grade 11 Sociology
Which of the following best defines sociology?
  1. The study of individual behavior
  2. The study of cultures
  3. The study of society and social interaction
  4. The study of economics
Grade 9 Psychology
               reasoning is when conclusions are derived from repeated observations.
  1. logical
  2. deductive
  3. inductive
  4. illogical
Grade 11 Sociology
A sociologist would refer to the laws of a society as                   .
  1. Norms
  2. Mores
  3. Folkways
  4. Informal Sanctions
Grade 7 Criminal Justice
In a                case, a court settles a disagreement between two parties.
  1. juvenile
  2. criminal
  3. civil
  4. felony
Grade 7 Criminal Justice
A person accused of a crime may be                if the police have probable cause.
  1. killed
  2. arrested
  3. released
  4. sentenced
Grade 12 Psychology
cognitive development is the process that involves the thinking process in young children.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
The deliberate giving of false testimony.
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
College Social Sciences
Which of the following psychologists is NOT associated with the study of classical conditioning?
  1. Skinner
  2. Pavlov
  3. Watson
  4. Neither A nor C is associated with classical conditioning
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
the punishment to be imposed on an offender after a guilty verdict
  1. sentence
  2. indictment
  3. discovery
  4. law
Grade 9 Psychology
The branch of the learning approach to personality that focuses on the role of reinforcements in shaping people's behavior is
  1. social learning.
  2. collective unconscious.
  3. the humanistic approach.
  4. behaviorism.
Grade 12 Psychology
Which level of Maslow's hierarchy is epitomized by the U.S. Army slogan, "Be all that you can be"?
  1. Safety
  2. Physiological
  3. Belongingness
  4. Self-actualization
Grade 9 Psychology
Keeping the records of research participants confidential is an example of
  1. ethical standards.
  2. independent variable.
  3. informed consent.
  4. volunteer bias.
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
To free someone from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a minor crime that is usually punished by a fine or a jail sentence of less than one year
  1. tort
  2. equity
  3. petty offenses
  4. misdemeanor
Grade 10 Social Sciences
Who was the Greek philosopher who taught that intellect is the highest form of reality?
  1. Aristotle
  2. Pliny
  3. Plato
  4. Galen
Grade 10 Social Sciences
Which of the following is good description of architecture as is applied in technology?
  1. The type of building design
  2. The type of processor and speed
  3. The model of the processor
  4. The computer's brand
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
principle in the Fifth Amendment stating that the government must follow proper constitutional procedures in trials and in other actions it takes against individuals
  1. petty offenses
  2. double jeopardy
  3. due process
  4. discovery
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