Chapter 13: Understanding Human Personality

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Chapter 13: Human Personality Textbook Quiz for PSYC 1020

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Question 1

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Which of these factors is not a trait dimension in the five-factor model?
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  • Creativeness
  • Neuroticism
  • Agreeableness
  • Extraversion

Question 2

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One of the most important claims of humanistic theories of personality is that people strive for
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  • Superiority.
  • Zones.
  • Self-preservation.
  • Self-actualization.

Question 3

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Humanistic theories are ___________ because they emphasize an individual's subjective view of reality.
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  • Holistic.
  • Deterministic.
  • Phenomenological.
  • Dispositional.

Question 4

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With respect to Walter Mischel's personality theory, which of these statements relates to the variable of goals and values?
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  • Bart wants to graduate from college before he turns 30.
  • Reese thinks she can persuade her brother to lend her his car.
  • Piper sweats a lot before she takes an exam.
  • Vito can do multiplication without a calculator.

Question 5

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Jason's best friend Buffy is trying to convince him that he can get a new job. If Buffy is successful, that would have an impact on Jason's sense of
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  • Self-efficacy.
  • Self-regulation.
  • Reciprocal determinism.
  • Libido.

Question 6

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Brian spends the whole night before he is going to compete in a triathalon reviewing the notes for his philosophy class. This might be an example of
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  • Self-efficacy.
  • Psychic determinism.
  • Self-handicapping.
  • Neuroticism.

Question 7

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Because Miriam lives in a ___________ culture she is likely to have a(n) ___________ construal of self.
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  • Collectivist; dependent
  • Collectivist; interdependent
  • Individualistic; interdependent
  • Collectivist; independent

Question 8

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What features of Facebook pages were not related to judgments of narcissism?
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  • The number of funny quotations.
  • The attractiveness of the main photograph.
  • The self-promotion of the main photograph.
  • The owner's amount of social interaction.

Question 9

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Chad and Jeremy are both personality theorists. Chad believes that personalities are largely determined before birth. Jeremy believes that personalities arise from life experiences. The dimension on which they disagree is
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  • Learning processes vs. innate laws of behavior.
  • Consciousness vs. unconsciousness.
  • Inner disposition vs. outer situation.
  • Heredity vs. environment.

Question 10

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If you wanted to measure need to achievement, your first choice might be the
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  • Rorschach.
  • TAT.
  • MMPI-2.
  • NEO-PI.
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