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Psychology Themes and Variations, Briefer Version 9th Edition by Wayne Weiten – Test Bank

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Psychology Themes and Variations, Briefer Version 9th Edition by Wayne Weiten – Test Bank

Chapter 7 Multiple-Choice Items

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. The basic process in memory that involves formation of a memory code is
a. encoding.
b. storage.
c. retrieval.
d. sensation.

ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 TOP: WWW KEY: Factual

2. In order for a memory to be stored, it must first be
a. ablated.
b. modeled.
c. retrieved.
d. encoded.

ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Correct = 93%
REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory OBJ: 7.1
KEY: Concept/Applied

3. Shayla is able to retain the vocabulary she learned in her first semester Spanish class after the class has ended. The main memory process that accounts for the fact that Shayla can hold information in her memory for extended periods of time is
a. encoding.
b. retrieval.
c. chunking.
d. storage.

ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 KEY: Concept/Applied

4. If you were attempting to recall a memory, the memory process you would be using is
a. encoding.
b. storage.
c. retrieval.
d. acquisition.

ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 KEY: Concept/Applied

5. Zachariah was not sure that he was ready for his midterm exams, but once he started, he found that he was able to accurately recall the information he had learned. The main memory process that accounts for the fact that Zachariah could access and utilize the information in his memory is
a. encoding.
b. storage.
c. retrieval.
d. rehearsal.

ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 KEY: Concept/Applied

6. The memory process of storage involves
a. recovering information from memory stores.
b. forming a memory code.
c. linking new information to other information.
d. maintaining information in memory over time.

ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 KEY: Factual

7. Kwan is driving to campus and his phone rings,. Based on the results of studies on divided attention, should Kwan answer the phone?
a. No, he would experience a negative impact on his driving behavior since he would focus more on the phone call than on traffic signals.
b. He should only answer the phone if he is an experienced driver who is driving in a familiar location.
c. Yes, his attention system will allow him to process both traffic information and his phone conversation equally.
d. He should only answer the phone if he has a hands-free device, so that he is not distracted by having to hold the phone.

ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Encoding: Getting Information into Memory
OBJ: 7.1 KEY: Concept/Applied

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