History 101:Pax Romana
History 101: Twelve Tables of Rome
Psyc 101: John Watson & Behaviorism
History 101:The Fall of the Han Dynasty
Psyc 101: Solomon Asch's Experiment
100

The main difference between Roman civil law and the law of peoples was

  1. Roman civil law was for Roman citizens, whereas the law of peoples was for everyone, regardless of nationality

  2. Roman civil law forbade slavery, while the law of peoples allowed slavery.

  3. Roman civil law was concerned with matters of property while the law of peoples was concerned with matters of religion

  4. Roman civil law was for civil cases, whereas the law of peoples was for criminal cases.

1. Roman civil law was for Roman citizens, whereas the law of peoples was for everyone, regardless of nationality

100

The Twelve Tables were written in part to resolve the conflict between who?

  1. Roman men and women

  2. Patricians and plebeians

  3. Romans and slaves

  4. Romans and Greeks

2. Patricians and plebeians

100

Why might have Watson retracted his beliefs that thinking or thought processes were just the mind speaking?

  1. He was pressured into saying it in the first place.

  2. He decided that emotions were a part of thinking.

  3. His experiments to prove his notion failed.

  4. Thinking is actually conditioned behavior.

4. Thinking is actually conditioned behavior.

100

Who was the last of the Han emperors?

  1. Emperor Sun

  2. Emperor Ling

  3. Emperor Cao Cao

  4. Emperor Xian

4. Emperor Xian

100

Why are people susceptible to normative conformity or peer pressure?

  1. Because they want everyone to agree

  2. Because they are looking for an excuse to misbehave

  3. Because they have trouble making decisions

  4. Because they crave acceptance from others

4. Because they crave acceptance from others

200

Citizens of Rome had the right to a trial and defense of one's self in a court of law. Which branch of Roman law would this be an example of?

  1. Law of Peoples

  2. Civil Law

  3. Natural Law

  4. Criminal Law

2. Civil Law

200

The Twelve Tables were an early legal code for which society?

  1. The ancient Hebrews

  2. The ancient Chinese

  3. The ancient Romans

  4. The ancient Greeks

3. The ancient Romans

200

What did John B. Watson hope to prove with the Little Albert Experiment?

  1. instincts trump emotions

  2. emotions can be created artificially

  3. children respond more adversely to sound than sight

  4. the only real emotion is fear

2. emotions can be created artificially

200

What role did the eunuchs have in the later parts of the Han Dynasty?

  1. They were very influential and the main advisers of the emperor.

  2. They were jesters.

  3. They were the emperors of China.

  4. They were exiled.

1. They were very influential and the main advisers of the emperor.

200

A group of children has surrounded another child and is teasing this child, calling her names and pulling on her clothing. Another girl walks by. The second girl's parents have taught her that bullying is wrong. The second girl would be demonstrating normative conformity if she:

  1. Joined in the teasing

  2. Took the girl by the hand and led her away from the group

  3. Told an adult what was happening and asked for help

  4. Asked the group to tease her instead

1. Joined in the teasing

300

Pax Romana refers to

  1. The relative peace that came with being a part of the territory and laws of the Roman Empire

  2. The original law code of Rome, generally held in the mind of the magistrates

  3. Civil law, which includes the rights and obligations of Roman citizens

  4. The invasion of Rome by the people of Paxia

1. The relative peace that came with being a part of the territory and laws of the Roman Empire

300

When were the Twelve Tables written?

  1. The 5th century BCE

  2. The 4th century CE

  3. The 15 century CE

  4. The first century BCE

1. The 5th century BCE

300

Why did John B. Watson want to establish behaviorism over the already existing psychological theories?

  1. He wanted to establish himself in his field by promoting something fantastical.

  2. Freud insulted him.

  3. Watson wanted to present a case for abolishing the death penalty.

  4. He wanted a more scientific approach to observing and analyzing human behavior.

4. He wanted a more scientific approach to observing and analyzing human behavior.

300

What was the result of the peasant rebellions of the late Han Dynasty?

  1. The emperor gave immense power to provincial governors, who became warlords.

  2. China divided into three kingdoms.

  3. The eunuchs took over the royal court.

  4. The emperor was overthrown and a people's republic established.

1. The emperor gave immense power to provincial governors, who became warlords.

300

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  1. Peer pressure occurs because the behavior and beliefs of the group are always right.

  2. It is impossible to resist the influence of peer pressure.

  3. When we experience peer pressure, we must do what the group wants.

  4. When we experience peer pressure we may find it difficult to resist, but it is possible, and sometimes desirable, to make our own decisions.

4. When we experience peer pressure we may find it difficult to resist, but it is possible, and sometimes desirable, to make our own decisions.

400

What marked the change in Roman law from an arbitrary system to one of lasting prestige?

  1. The codifying of laws into the Twelve Tables of Rome.

  2. The teachings of Plato and Aristotle.

  3. The first Christian emperor, Constantine the Great.

  4. The Declaration of Pax Romana and Roman Equality.

1. The codifying of laws into the Twelve Tables of Rome.

400

Which member of Roman households do we see singled out in the Twelve Tables as representatives of the family, and those to whom the most rights and laws directly apply?

  1. The first born child

  2. Fathers

  3. Sons

  4. Mothers

2. Fathers

400

Which statement best explains the concept of nurture over nature?

  1. Bad behavior becomes genetic.

  2. Genetics offers innate perspectives on morality.

  3. Genetics will always emerge despite the environment.

  4. Your environment determines behavior over genetics.

4. Your environment determines behavior over genetics.

400

Who started to reunify China after it fell to war between warlords?

  1. Cao Cao

  2. Emperor Ling

  3. Sun Quan

  4. Emperor Xian

1. Cao Cao

400

In Asch's experiment, why did so many people choose the obviously wrong line when asked?

  1. The influence of peer pressure made the participants want to answer incorrectly because they'd seen others do it.

  2. Asch's instructions to research participants was unclear.

  3. They couldn't actually judge the difference in line sizes.

  4. They were purposefully trying to frustrate Asch.

1. The influence of peer pressure made the participants want to answer incorrectly because they'd seen others do it.

500

How did the Roman philosopher Cicero influence early American political thought?

  1. His belief in the protection of personal property.

  2. His belief in governmental authority being derived from the consent of the governed.

  3. His belief in a division of governmental power.

  4. His belief in natural law and the equality of man.

4. His belief in natural law and the equality of man.

500

Which of these is NOT a topic covered by the Twelve Tables

  1. The rights of slaves

  2. Property laws

  3. Torts and restitution

  4. The rights of fathers

1. The rights of slaves

500

How is behavior conditioned, according to behavioral psychologists?

  1. Behavior is conditioned through instincts.

  2. Dominated genetics predispose people to certain behaviors.

  3. By what people observe or what they're taught

  4. By parents promoting morals early in childhood

3. By what people observe or what they're taught

500

What was the result of the Battle of Red Cliffs?

  1. Liu Bei unified China under his control.

  2. Cao Cao reunified China under his control.

  3. Cao Cao failed to reunify China, which became three kingdoms with three emperors.

  4. Sun Quan unified China under his control.

3. Cao Cao failed to reunify China, which became three kingdoms with three emperors.

500

What is one important observation that follows from Asch's experiment?

  1. Decisions that we think are our own could be influenced by others.

  2. People will always do what's right.

  3. People like lying.

  4. It's impossible to perform experiments in the field of psychology.

1. Decisions that we think are our own could be influenced by others.

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