National Counselor Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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National Counselor Exam: Trivia Quiz!

National Counselor Exam is a professional certification examination that tests counselors' required standards in their training, experience, and performance. The National Board grants this certificate for Certified Counselors, Inc. In the United States. Take this preparation quiz to get you ready for your National Counselor Exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When it comes to displaying aggression, girls more often engage in _____aggression than boys?
    • A. 

      Hostile

    • B. 

      Instrumental

    • C. 

      Relational

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 2. 
    Which of these are physical characteristics of Down Syndrome?
    • A. 

      Short, stocky build

    • B. 

      Almond-shaped eyes

    • C. 

      Large hands and feet

    • D. 

      Flattened face

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true when considering cultural and familiar influences on self-esteem?
    • A. 

      Chinese and Japanese children have higher self-esteem than North American children,mainly because their cultures have higher academic standards for achievement

    • B. 

      Boys tend to have lower self-esteem than girls.

    • C. 

      African American children tend to have lower self-esteem than Caucasian children.

    • D. 

      An authoritative parenting style usually allows children to have especially high selfesteem.

  • 4. 
    What do the research on gay and lesbian indicate?
    • A. 

      Their children are maladjusted.

    • B. 

      They are as dedicated to and effective at child rearing as are heterosexual parents.

    • C. 

      They are less dedicated to child rearing than heterosexual parents.

    • D. 

      Their children are parented harshly and inconsistently.

  • 5. 
    In the Stanford prison study, what caused the guards to treat the prisoners harshly?
    • A. 

      Their instructions from the researchers

    • B. 

      The uncooperative behavior of the prisoners

    • C. 

      The social context

    • D. 

      The pressure the guards got from one another

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not likely to be disobeyed by people according to Milgram's studies?
    • A. 

      The victim was in an adjoining room so the “teacher” heard every sound the victim made

    • B. 

      Two experimenters had conflicting demands about the continuation of the experiment

    • C. 

      The person ordering them to continue was an ordinary man, apparently another volunteer

    • D. 

      The subject worked with peers who refused to go further in the procedure

  • 7. 
    What was the result or reaction of the Stanford prison simulation of male college students that agreed to participate in an experiment to discover what would happen when they took on the roles of prisoners and guards?
    • A. 

      Within a short time the prisoners became distressed and panicky, with accompanying emotional and physical ailments

    • B. 

      A small percentage of the guards became tyrannical and abusive in order to maintain the social structure of the prison

    • C. 

      The“tough but fair” guards urged the tyrannical guards to lighten up on the prisoners

    • D. 

      All of the prisoners and the guards became harsh and abusive

  • 8. 
    In what ways do stereotypes distort reality?
    • A. 

      Stereotypes exaggerate the differences that exist between groups.

    • B. 

      Stereotypes exaggerate the differences that exist within groups.

    • C. 

      Stereotypes produce many differing perceptions by many people.

    • D. 

      Stereotypes demonstrate that members of a group can be different.

  • 9. 
    What situation best describes Jenner when she chooses between spending the evening with her parents or babysitting her sister? Jenner does not like both choices.
    • A. 

      Approach-avoidance conflict

    • B. 

      Avoidance-avoidance conflict

    • C. 

      Approach-approach conflict

    • D. 

      Avoidance vector

  • 10. 
    What perspective is a counselor taking, when the counselor attempts to look at the world from their client's point of view?
    • A. 

      Etic

    • B. 

      Alloplastic

    • C. 

      Emic

    • D. 

      Autoplastic

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