Becoming A Master Student (2nd Half)

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Becoming A Master Student (2nd Half)

Final exam readiness quiz. Becoming a master student chapters 7-12


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does playing full out mean?
    • A. 

      Avoiding every annoyance during problem solving

    • B. 

      Avoiding a no-pain, no-gain mentality

    • C. 

      Running as hard as possible

    • D. 

      Living your life as if your life depends on it.

  • 2. 
    When does a Master Student use creative thinking?
    • A. 

      In the early stages of planning and problem solving

    • B. 

      Before the aha! stage of planning and problem solving

    • C. 

      After the aha! stage of planning and problem solving

    • D. 

      Only when convergent thinking fails

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are examples of "netiquette"?
    • A. 

      Avoid flaming

    • B. 

      Do not use sarcasm

    • C. 

      Avoid typing in all uppercase letters

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The highest level of language for powerful thinking includes which terms?
    • A. 

      Plan to, try to, and intend to

    • B. 

      Might, maybe, and hope to

    • C. 

      Ought to, should and had to

    • D. 

      Will, promise to and commit

  • 5. 
    What is ethnocentrism?
    • A. 

      The beliefs and behavior of people who assume their culture is superior to all others.

    • B. 

      Generalizing about a group of people based on the behavior of isolated group members

    • C. 

      Allowing people to assume the role of victim and to avoid taking responsibility for their own lives.

    • D. 

      Represented by the visible aspects of diversity.

  • 6. 
    What does the Power Process: "Choose your conversations" suggest?
    • A. 

      You should participate in every conversation that you can

    • B. 

      You can choose conversations that exhilirate and sustain you.

    • C. 

      Conversations with instructors are often frustrating

    • D. 

      You often do not have any control over which people you converse with

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not one of the three paths to financial freedom?
    • A. 

      Taking action and ussing the stategies for earning more money or spending less money, or both.

    • B. 

      Taking advantage of credit card offers that you receive in the mail

    • C. 

      Commiting to spending no more money than you have

    • D. 

      Telling the truth about how much money you have and how much you spend.

  • 8. 
    What is phishing?
    • A. 

      A sport played in the summer

    • B. 

      An online scam to get your personal information.

    • C. 

      Filling out financial aid forms

    • D. 

      A personal finance software program

  • 9. 
    How can you fuel your machine nutritionally?
    • A. 

      Not drink milk

    • B. 

      Avoid fad diets

    • C. 

      Eat quickly and leave the dinner table promptly

    • D. 

      Eat larger portions and fewer meals

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a truth about substance abuse?
    • A. 

      You have to make choices about what you do to your body

    • B. 

      Alcohol is the least dangerous of abused substances

    • C. 

      Almost half of all traffic fatalities are causeed by the elderly on medication

    • D. 

      Most people who need drug abuse treatment receive it.

  • 11. 
    What does successful selfishness give us the capacity to do?
    • A. 

      Go around fixing others

    • B. 

      Not get involved with others directly

    • C. 

      Contribute to the welfare of others

    • D. 

      Show others how dissatisfied we are.

  • 12. 
    What should we do to avoid misinformation on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Use the all-or-nothing approach

    • B. 

      Question when a product is endorsed by a celebrity

    • C. 

      Try to divert attention from the relevant issue

    • D. 

      Recognize that most events have only one cause

  • 13. 
    People with active addictions are what?
    • A. 

      Usually rich enough to addord their addictions

    • B. 

      Usually young white males

    • C. 

      A diverse and varied group of people

    • D. 

      Always great at hiding their addictions

  • 14. 
    Which is not a strategy for taking control of your credit cards?
    • A. 

      Taking advantage of cash advance offers

    • B. 

      Checking statements against your records

    • C. 

      Using just one credit card

    • D. 

      Scrutinizing credit card offers

  • 15. 
    How can you inhibit sexism?
    • A. 

      Point out sexist language and behavior

    • B. 

      Get comfortable with sexual comments and actions

    • C. 

      Accept that men get more recognition in school

    • D. 

      Ignore sexist behavior in others

  • 16. 
    Why is diversity a fact of life?
    • A. 

      The government is forcing us to live with other cultures

    • B. 

      Foreign students are taking all the good jobs from Americans

    • C. 

      Our daily lives are a cultural tapestry woven by many different peoples

    • D. 

      It causes us to lose the abilitly to function effectively on teams

  • 17. 
    If you choose to transform a person's complaints into requests, what can you do?
    • A. 

      Have a more logical reason to be defensive

    • B. 

      Deny responsibility if you are indifferent to the issue at hand

    • C. 

      Show the person how things have always been done

    • D. 

      Help the person translate his own complaint into an action plan.

  • 18. 
    What does DOT stand for?
    • A. 

      Decreasing options technology

    • B. 

      Develop options technology

    • C. 

      Decreasing options technique

    • D. 

      Develop options technique

  • 19. 
    What is a résumé?
    • A. 

      A piece of persuasive writing

    • B. 

      A dry recitation of facts

    • C. 

      A list of previous jobs

    • D. 

      Reference list of information

  • 20. 
    What should you do to get the most from interviews?
    • A. 

      Include a piece of persuasive writing with your résumé

    • B. 

      Contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    • C. 

      Get a feel for the organization by researching its recent successes in the marketplace

    • D. 

      Highlight your interpersonal skills on your résumé

  • 21. 
    What does the Power Process: "Surrender" suggest that you do?
    • A. 

      Face your problems alone

    • B. 

      Quit and do nothing about your problems

    • C. 

      Admit when you dont have the resouces to handle a problem and get help

    • D. 

      Get help when you realize you dont have the resources to handle your problems.

  • 22. 
    What does "aligning your purchases with values" mean?
    • A. 

      Comparing the item's price to its value

    • B. 

      Purchasing larger size packages of items for a lower per-serving price

    • C. 

      Shopping at discount stores as opposed to specialty retail stores

    • D. 

      Examining your personal values before making purchases.

  • 23. 
    Copying and pasting material from a Web page directly into your paper is not the same as taking direct quotes from a source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What makes uncovering assumptions so difficult?
    • A. 

      Assumptions are usually unstated.

    • B. 

      Many assumptions can be held at the same time.

    • C. 

      Many assumptions may contradict each other.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Who can advertising be damaging and demeaning to?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      Women or men

    • D. 

      Neither women nor men

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