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Shmoop Questions

 

1. Which of the following is not necessary to test whether vinegar is an acid or a base? 5th Grade Science

A) A pH scale
B) Blue litmus paper
C) Lodestone
D) Red litmus paper


 

2. Which of the following is would be considered a psychological trauma? 8th Grade Health

A) Bullying 
B) Natural disasters
C) All of these
D) Physical or sexual assault 

 


 

3. An adult man is close to his mother and has little interest in dating. Freud would likely associate these characteristics with which of the following stages of psychosexual development? AP Psychology Semester B

 


 

4. Bonus College Question — Business Communications 101

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Jim is working in an office setting, and he brings in a pan of brownies that his wife made to share with his coworkers. It is Saul's impression that the cookies he usually brings aren't very good, so he works to improve his recipe. Finally, he brings in an awesome batch of over-the-top delicious cookies. This is an example of what?

 

A) Symbolic Interactionism
B) Perceptionism
C) Situational Interactionism
D) Intentionism

 


 

 

Shmoop Answers

 

1. Which of the following is not necessary to test whether vinegar is an acid or a base? 5th Grade Science

A) A pH scale
B) Blue litmus paper
C) Lodestone
D) Red litmus paper

Answer: C) Lodestones. Are naturally occurring magnets which are used to test whether certain objects are magnetic or not

 


 

2. Which of the following is would be considered a psychological trauma? 8th Grade Health

A) Bullying 
B) Natural disasters
C) All of these
D) Physical or sexual assault

 

Answer: C) All of these. These are all traumatizing events. Like, real trauma. Not the trauma you felt after watching the season finale of How I Met Your Mother.

 


 

3. An adult man is close to his mother and has little interest in dating. Freud would likely associate these characteristics with which of the following stages of psychosexual development? AP Psychology Semester B

 

Answer: B) The phallic stage. According to Freud, the phallic stage (roughly, ages three to five) is when all that Oedipal stuff happens. 

 


 

4. Bonus College Question — Business Communications 101

This course has been recommended for ACE CREDIT®, which means it is considered for credit at thousands of colleges and universities across the country. For more information, click here.

Jim is working in an office setting, and he brings in a pan of brownies that his wife made to share with his coworkers. It is Saul's impression that the cookies he usually brings aren't very good, so he works to improve his recipe. Finally, he brings in an awesome batch of over-the-top delicious cookies. This is an example of what?

A) Symbolic Interactionism
B) Perceptionism
C) Situational Interactionism
D) Intentionism

 

Answer: A) Symbolic Interactionism

 

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