EPPP Practice Test

Congratulations - you have completed EPPP Practice Test. You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%. Unlimited EPPP Practice Tests available after signing up!
Your answers are highlighted below.
Question 1
What type of attributes are mood and ability, in relation to social psychological theory?
A
gender attributes
B
dispositional attributes
C
fundamental attributes
D
situational attributes
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dispositional attributes are those which are considered more related to internal factors of a person: therefore, mood and ability would be considered dispositional attributes.
Question 2
Elliott is a six month old baby who has recently begun responding to when his mother and grandmother smile. He calibrates his own reactions to their movements. His responses are an example of which phenomenon?
A
secure attachment
B
social referencing
C
peer relations
D
moral development
Question 2 Explanation: 
Social referencing takes place when infants begin to respond to their mother's emotions, and tailor their own reactions to correspond to their movements. This process is indicative of an infant's attachment to its mother.
Question 3
What percentage of patients suffering from depression who commit suicide have previously attempted it?
A
40%
B
50%
C
25%
D
35%
Question 3 Explanation: 
Around 40% of depressed patients who commit suicide have made previous attempts to commit suicide. Family history can have an impact on this phenomenon.
Question 4
Kohler theorized that a particular type of learning could take place which helped an organism formulate a more efficient manner with which to achieve its objectives: this type of learning is called
A
perceptual learning.
B
observational learning.
C
insight learning.
D
learning by modeling.
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kohler theorized that insight learning could help an organism conceptualize a more efficient manner with which to achieve its objectives; this type of learning allows an organism to reorganize his/her understanding of a relevant perceptual field.
Question 5
What is one of the most important reasons why a psychologist leading a group therapy session needs to define the roles of all participants at the outset of the therapeutic sessions?
A
to establish the boundaries of confidentiality
B
to avoid fistfights
C
to ensure that members will talk to one another
D
to head off potential conflicts between aggressive members
Question 5 Explanation: 
One of the most important reasons why a therapist needs to establish the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved at the outset of a group therapeutic session is to establish the boundaries of confidentiality.
Question 6
Research has demonstrated that the tendencies of the sexes to seek out companionship follows which of the following patterns?
A
gender is not a deciding factor in an individual's tendency to seek out companionship
B
both women and men tend to seek out companionship to an equal degree
C
men tend to seek out companionship more than women
D
women tend to seek out companionship more than men
Question 6 Explanation: 
Research has demonstrated that women are more likely to seek out companionship than men.
Question 7
Which of the following statements is most accurate concerning the instances of mental health disorders in the general population?
A
a greater number of women experience mental health disorders
B
a greater number of men experience mental health disorders
C
an equal number of men and women experience mental health disorders
D
a greater percentage of children than adults experience mental health disorders
Question 8
Which of the following statements is true concerning abuse of adolescents?
A
The more frequent type of abuse which takes place during adolescence is emotional abuse
B
During adolescence, females have a higher rate of being victims than boys
C
During adolescence, boys and girls have an equal rate of being victims
D
During adolescence, boys have a higher rate of being victims than girls
Question 8 Explanation: 
During adolescence, a greater number of females are victims of child abuse than are males. This trend is a reversal of child abuse recorded cases for early childhood.
Question 9
The Differential Aptitude Tests are composed of what kinds of tests?
A
four tests of job-related capacities and four tests of cognitive functioning
B
two tests of cognitive functioning and five tests of job-related capacities
C
five tests of job-related capacities and three tests of general intellectual capacities
D
three tests of job-related capacities and five tests of general intellectual capacities
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Differential Aptitude Tests include five tests of job-related capacities and three tests of general intellectual capacities. This test is administered to seventh through twelfth graders.
Question 10
Which of the following hypotheses related to neurotransmitters postulates that certain types of depression can be linked to decreased levels of a certain neurotransmitter?
A
the catecholamine hypothesis
B
the dopamine hypothesis
C
the acetylcholine hypothesis
D
the glutamate hypothesis
Question 10 Explanation: 
The catecholamine hypothesis postulates that certain types of depression can be linked to decreased levels of norepinephrine. This idea is based on the influence that norepinephine has on mood.
Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 10 questions to complete.
List
Return
Shaded items are complete.
12345
678910
End
Return

Professional Practice in Psychology Practice Test

Sign up today for our EPPP Practice Test Program and join the thousands of other applicants that passed their EPPP licensing exam after using our system. Improve your chances of passing the first time to 98.5% with our proven system and our database of 1000+ EPPP practice test questions.  Our program offers:

  • Unlimited EPPP Practice tests with explanations
  • Focus quizzes and progress tracking to identify weak knowledge areas
  • 24/7 access from any device
  • Instant grading and reporting

Our subject matter experts have written questions to mimic the content and test format you will see on the real EPPP exam. Take a full-length EPPP practice test or focus quiz and track your progress to target weak knowledge areas with our feedback, reporting, and explanations.

We’re so confident in our program that we offer a 100% pass guarantee.  Sign up and join the thousands of other applicants that passed their Examination for the Professional Practice in Psychology on their first try.

Other Featured Practice Test Resources:

Learn more about the EPPP here.

Phlebotomy Practice Test