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Quiz Meeting 8


1.Which of the following is the main topic of the passage?

A. Wilder Penfield

B. Neurosurgery

C. Human memory

D. Chemical reactions

2.The word formerly in paragraph 1 could best be replaced by?

A. in the past

B. from time to time

C. in general

D. by chance

3.Compared with a computer, human memory is?

A.more complex

B. more limited

C. less dependable

D. less durable

4.How did Penfield stimulate dreams and other minor events from the past?

A.By surgery

B.By electrical stimulation

C.By repetition

D.By chemical stimulation

5.According to passage, the capacity for storage in the brain?

A. can be understood by examining the psychology of the brain

B. is stimulated by patterns of activity

C. has a limited combination of relationships

D. is not influenced by repetition

6.The word bonds in paragraph 2 means

A. Promises

B. agreements

C. connections

D. Responsibilities

7. Why does the author mention looking up a telephone number?

A. It is an example of short-term memory

B. It is an example of a weak memory trace

C. It is an example of an experiment

D. It is an example of how we move short-term memory to long-term memory

8.All of the following are true of a memory trace EXCEPT that

A. is is probably made by structural changes in the brain

B. it is able to be observed directly by investigators

C. it is a theoretical construct that we use to form hypotheses

D. it is related to the degree of recall supported by repetition

9.With which of the following statements would the author most likely agree?

A. The mind has a much greater capacity for memory than that was previously believed

B. he physical basis for memory is clear

C. Different points of view are valuable

D. Human memory is inefficient

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