Identifying Character Traits Quiz!

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Identifying Character Traits Quiz!

Humans are known to have varying characters. To understand and avoid going against each other and creating a peaceful environment for ourselves, we learn and understand each other's traits and characteristics. Characters or traits can be inherited or caused by dysfunctions of the CNS or due to varying experiences as people grow. Try this quiz on Character traits.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Psychology, what is another name for trait Theory?
    • A. 

      Hereditary tendencies

    • B. 

      Dispositional Theory

    • C. 

      Character Theory

    • D. 

      Behaviorism

  • 2. 
    Which term explains an internally motivated desire to be perfect?
    • A. 

      Compassionate

    • B. 

      Perfectionism

    • C. 

      High self esteem

    • D. 

      Industrialism

  • 3. 
    What is Alexithymia?
    • A. 

      Inability to express emotions

    • B. 

      Child like behavior

    • C. 

      Having strong sense of humor

    • D. 

      Having strong desire to lead

  • 4. 
    What defines a personality pattern typified by aggressiveness and interpersonal hostility?
    • A. 

      Disinhibition

    • B. 

      Obsessionality

    • C. 

      Psychoticism

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 5. 
    Which of these defines an inability or unwillingness to constrain impulses?
    • A. 

      Rigidity

    • B. 

      Disinhibition

    • C. 

      Impulsivity

    • D. 

      Psychoticism

  • 6. 
    What defines persistent, often unwelcome, and frequently disturbing ideas, thoughts, images or emotions?
    • A. 

      Obsessionality

    • B. 

      Alexithymia

    • C. 

      Rigidity

    • D. 

      Psychoticism

  • 7. 
    Which of these is the defining trait of highly sensitive persons, characterized by the increased depth of processing of sensory input?
    • A. 

      Honesty-humility

    • B. 

      Novelty seeking

    • C. 

      Sensory processing sensitivity

    • D. 

      Alexithymia

  • 8. 
    Which of these describes impulsive, exploratory, fickle, excitable, quick-tempered, and extravagant?
    • A. 

      Obsessionality

    • B. 

      Novelty seeking

    • C. 

      Disinhibition

    • D. 

      Impulsivity

  • 9. 
    What is the tendency towards shyness, being fearful and uncertain, tendency to worry?
    • A. 

      Honesty-humility

    • B. 

      Neuroticism

    • C. 

      Harm avoidance

    • D. 

      Agreeableness

  • 10. 
    Which of these is related to being gregarious, outgoing, sociable, projecting one's personality outward?
    • A. 

      Disinhibition

    • B. 

      Obsessionality

    • C. 

      Extraversion

    • D. 

      Novelty seeking

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