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AP Psychology Module 49 Reading Quiz


1.
Mr. Hunt believes that he is the president of the United States and that he will soon become the “King of the Universe.” Mr. Hunt is most clearly suffering from:
A.
delusions.
B.
obsessions.
C.
hallucinations.
D.
dissociative identity disorder.


2.
Wilma is extremely agitated because she hears voices that tell her to sexually seduce the male nurses in her hospital ward. Wilma is most clearly suffering from:
A.
an obsessive-compulsive disorder.
B.
delusions of grandeur.
C.
a dissociative disorder.
D.
hallucinations.


3.
One of the defining characteristics of disorganized schizophrenia is.
A.
excessive, purposeless movement.
B.
delusions of grandeur.
C.
flat affect.
D.
extreme negativism.


4.
Schizophrenia is associated with an excess of receptors for:
A.
norepinephrine.
B.
dopamine.
C.
serotonin.
D.
acetylcholine.


5.
Low birth weight is a known risk factor for:
A.
dissociative identity disorder.
B.
major depressive disorder.
C.
obsessive-compulsive disorder.
D.
schizophrenia.


6.
If identical twins share a single placenta rather than having separate placentas, their chances of being similarly affected by ________ are dramatically increased.
A.
depression
B.
schizophrenia
C.
dissociative disorders
D.
antisocial personality disorder


7.
Psychologists are least likely to suggest that ________ contribute(s) to the development of schizophrenia.
A.
neglectful child-rearing practices
B.
prenatal viral infections
C.
impaired glutamate activity
D.
shrinkage of cerebral tissue


Answer Key

1. A
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. D
6. B
7. A