Personality Test 3

39 Questions  I  By Amassog on March 27, 2012
PSY 370

  

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1.  You have heard that Dean X has a reputation for being very arrogant and condescending to students. One day your professor sends you to see the Dean to discuss an important educational issue. You are quite apprehensive when you enter the Dean’s office and act very nervous and anxious. Since Dean X does not suffer fools, he snaps at you, thus confirming the _____ that you evoked
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2.  People who score high (as compared to low) on neuroticism tend to
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3.  The self-concept begins to develop as early as
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4.  The cognitive orientations that lead people to process information on the basis of sex-linked associations are known as
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5.  Which of the following words would cause emotional interference in a person who is high in neuroticism?
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6.  Correlations between a person’s preference ratings for personality characteristics in a mate and ratings of the mate’s personality characteristics measured across different sources of data are
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7.  Western cultures tend to emphasize the cultural task of _____ more than non-Western cultures.
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8.  A person who experiences very high “highs” and very low “lows” scores high on the trait of
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9.  The aspects of your self that you present to others is known as your
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10.  Happiness can be thought of as an emotional
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11.  The patterns of emotional reactions that a person consistently experiences over time are called
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12.  Studies of happiness and age have found that
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13.  Which of the following traits is strongly associated with increased happiness?
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14.  Around the age of 5 or 6 years of age, children develop
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15.  The complimentary needs theory states that individuals select mates
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16.  The manipulation tactic of _____ might involve yelling at someone.
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17.  The average person
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18.  An effect size of .51 would be considered _____ between two groups.
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19.  Jay Belsky and his colleagues believe that an early environment with harsh, rejecting, and inconsistent child rearing practices, and erratic parental investment will foster
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20.  Individuals who are highly agreeable tend to evoke _____ than individuals with lower agreeableness scores.
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21.  Self-schema
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22.  Overall, sex differences in self-esteem have been found to be
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23.  The theory that most emphasizes the expectations about the jobs men and women are “supposed” to have is the _____ theory.
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24.  People who have low self-esteem
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25.  Studies that have used mood inductions havesupported the idea of an indirect effect of personality on happiness.
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26.  Compared to Americans, Japanese individuals tend to explain events _____ with attention to relationships, contacts, and links to the object as a whole.
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27.  Aggressive people tend to evoke _____ from others
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28.  According to Beck, which of the following is NOT a cognitive distortion among people with depression?
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29.  Pictures designed to create an emotional reaction would be used
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30.  Almost all members of the Bleeminese tribe go bowling. However, it is rare for a member of the Bloopine tribe to bowl at all. This difference in behavior between the two tribes represents a cultural
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31.  Nisbett has attributed greater aggression among Southerners to
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32.  Beliefs about the ways men and women differ, in contrast to actual differences, are called
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33.  Research on affect intensity suggests that most people _____ affect intensity
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34.  People _____ are able to identify facial expressions of basic emotions made by Americans.
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35.  Compared to people with high self-esteem, people with low self-esteem are more
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36.  Evocation is NOT demonstrated in which of the following situations?
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37.  The bulky clothes that people in far northern cultures often wear is an example of
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38.  Telling someone that “everyone else is doing it” is an example of the _____ manipulation tactic.
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39.  A person who fails an exam will
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