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  • 1. 
    What is " the process that initiates, directs, and sustains behaviour to satisfy physiological or psychological needs"
    • A. 

      Motives

    • B. 

      Emotion

    • C. 

      Motivation

    • D. 

      Intrinsic motivation

  • 2. 
    What are "needs or desires that energize and direct behaviour toward a goal"
    • A. 

      Motivation

    • B. 

      Motives

    • C. 

      Incentive

    • D. 

      Instinct

  • 3. 
    What theory sugguests that the aim of motivation is to maintain an optimal level of arousal?
    • A. 

      Arousal theory

    • B. 

      Motivation theory

    • C. 

      Sensory theory

    • D. 

      Erikson's theory

  • 4. 
    When you engage in an activity to gain a reward or to avoid an unpleasant consequence, your motivation is _________________.
    • A. 

      Extrinsic

    • B. 

      Intrinsic

    • C. 

      Increased

    • D. 

      Decreased

  • 5. 
    In its original form, drive-reduction thoery focused primarily on which of the following needs and the drives they produce?
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Psychological

    • C. 

      Biological

    • D. 

      Emotional

  • 6. 
    Which thoery sugguest that human behaviour is motivated by certain innate, unlearned tendencies that are shared by all individuals?
    • A. 

      Arousal theory

    • B. 

      Instinct theory

    • C. 

      Maslow's thoery

    • D. 

      Drive-reduction theory

  • 7. 
    According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which needs must be satisfied before a person will try to satisfy the belonging and love needs?
    • A. 

      Safety and self-actualization needs

    • B. 

      Self-actualization and esteem needs

    • C. 

      Physiological and safety needs

    • D. 

      Physiological and esteem needs

  • 8. 
    What is the name for the part of the hypothalamus that apparently acts as a feeding centre and, when activated, signals an animal to eat; when the LH is destroyed, the animal intially refuses to eat
    • A. 

      Ventromedial hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Primary hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Lateral hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Frontal hypothalamus

  • 9. 
    What theory sugguest that emotional feelings result when we become aware of our physiological response to an emotion-provoking stimulus (in opther words, we are afraid because we tremble)
    • A. 

      James-lange theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Schachter-singer theory

    • D. 

      Lazarus theory

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the emotions represented by a distinctive facial expression?
    • A. 

      Happiness

    • B. 

      Hostility

    • C. 

      Surprise

    • D. 

      Sadness

  • 11. 
    All of the following are true of display rules EXCEPT that_______________________.
    • A. 

      They are the same in all cultures

    • B. 

      They dictate when and where emotions should be expressed

    • C. 

      They dictate what emotions should not be expressed

    • D. 

      They often cause people to display emtions they do nto feel

  • 12. 
    What is the correct term for  " According to Sternberg's thoery, the most complete form of love, consisting of thee compnents- intimacy, passion, and committment
    • A. 

      Triangular theory of love

    • B. 

      Facial feedback hypothesis

    • C. 

      Love sick

    • D. 

      Consummate love