Morris Holland's "Multiple Choice" Test

This is a "multiple-guess" test. The questions are strange - all of the names of people are made up and certain other words, like "LOK" or "ZIB", are simply my inventions. Nevertheless, some answers are better than others. You will have to guess, but try to guess intelligently.

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1. In his famous study of infant baboons, Bourth showed that the effect of SAB was:
a. they inevitably displayed a submission posture
b. all infants react with instant aggression
c. afterwards, they never showed affection for their mothers
d. they tended to isolate themselves from the group

2. In your readings, Carter described a number of problems with the FAZ theory. The most important of these was:
a. it is inconsistent with DUM's law
b. it is explained in relatively simple terms
c. its superior predicative value
d. it appears to account for previously puzzling observations

3. When comparing LOK and ZIB, Hobson's experiments found that:
a. LOK is easier
b. ZIB is easier
c. ZIB is more difficult
d. both a & b

4. Which of the following is best known for his classic study of memory in children:
a. S. Bourth
b. R. Smith
c. Q. Bevem
d. H. Lawsen

5. The result of Modin's study of KUK indicated that:
a. all persons suffering from KUK are dangerous
b. no persons suffering from KUK are dangerous
c. the chance of a person suffering from KUK being dangerous is relatively small
d. KUK most often results from love deprivation

6. During the critical early years of childhood, the effect of BOF is:
a. the children never learn to relate to others
b. juvenile delinquency in every case
c. a tendency toward speech difficulties
d. inevitable mental retardation

7. The Western state with the highest number of KUGS in 1951 was:
a. Oregon
b. New York
c. Denver
d. Pennsylvania

8. One difficulty in trying to teach DAK to children under twelve is that:
a. most students forget it easily
b. it includes advanced mathematics
c. it tends to be hard to remember
d. advanced mathematics is involved

9. The research of R. Smith shows that the effect of GIK on human memory was:
a. people become more active in their everyday movements
b. relaxation increases up to a point
c. the children's recall is made more difficult
d. appetites generally improve

10. The effect of HIG on performance tests in college is
a. eye movements are associated with dreaming about 80% of the time
b. HIG reduces average performance
c. following HIG, scores tend to increase
d. HIG results in much lower scores in every case

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