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Multiple choice questions

Try the following multiple choice questions to test your knowledge of this chapter. Once you have answered the questions, click on 'Submit Answers for Grading' to get your results.

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
What we perceive can be classified into two broad categories. Which of the following is correct?


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Question 2.
Our perception of wind currents in a field of wheat illustrates the Gestalt law of ______. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?


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Question 3.
Many psychologists prefer the prototype model of perception to the template model of perception because prototypes are which of the following?


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Question 4.
An important difficulty with the distinctive features model of perception is which of the following?


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Question 5.
The use of context in perception is an example of which of the following?


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Question 6.
According to Gibson, perception involves determining whether an object is throwable or graspable, whether a surface can be sat upon and so on. Gibson called these meanings that the environment has for us:


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Question 7.
Convergence as a cue about distance depends on which of the following information?


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Question 8.
A stereoscope can be used to demonstrate the role of ______. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?


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Question 9.
Which monocular cue cannot be represented realistically in a drawing?


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Question 10.
Which of the following statements about language is stated by the principle of linguistic relativity?


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Question 11.
Research to identify primary colour terms in a wide range of languages concluded which of the following?


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Question 12.
A grey card in sunlight looks darker than a white card in the shade. This is an example of which of the following?


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Question 13.
When we approach an object or when it approaches us, how do we perceive its size?


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Question 14.
Our ability to distinguish between movements of a retinal image caused by eye movements and those caused by the movements of objects depends on which of the following?


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Question 15.
We would have difficulty reading if it were not for which of the following?


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Question 16.
If it were not for the existence of the phi phenomenon, we would not have which of the following?


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Question 17.
Information from individual modules in the primary visual cortex is combined in the ______ to allow perception to occur. Which of the following options most accurately fits the space?


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Question 18.
What is the name of the brain region where three dimensional form perception takes place?


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Question 19.
A person with visual agnosia can no longer do which of the following?


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Question 20.
People who exhibit unilateral neglect ignore the left half of their environment. They have most likely suffered damage to which of the following?


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