Quiz: Basic Psychological Process Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Basic Psychological Process Trivia Questions

This quiz is made up of Basic Psychological Process Trivia Questions. In the world today, people are learning to be open about some of the psychological issues they face and therefore getting rid of the stigma surrounding mental illness. By taking this quiz, you get to understand some of the psychological issues people face. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psychological processes that arouse and direct goal-oriented behavior
  • 2. 
    Physiological or psychological deficiencies that arouse behavior
  • 3. 
    Name the five basic needs in Maslow's Need Hierarchy Theory
  • 4. 
    Name the three needs in McClelland's need theory
  • 5. 
    Desire to accomplish something difficult
    • A. 

      Need for power

    • B. 

      Need for achievement

    • C. 

      Need for affiliation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Desire to spend time in social relationships and activities
    • A. 

      Need for affiliation

    • B. 

      Need for achievement

    • C. 

      Need for power

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Desire to influence, coach, teach, or encourage other to achieve
    • A. 

      Need for achievement

    • B. 

      Need for affiliation

    • C. 

      Need for power

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 8. 
    Achievement-motivated people share three common characteristics:
    • A. 

      Preference for working on tasks of moderate difficulty

    • B. 

      Preference for situations in which performance is due to their efforts

    • C. 

      Desire more feedback on their successes and failures

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Changing the content and/or process of a specific job to increase job satisfaction and performance
  • 10. 
    Mechanistic Approach does which of the following
    • A. 

      Targets efficiency, flexibility, and employee productivity

    • B. 

      Employee efficiency and productivity are increased

    • C. 

      Simplified, repetitive jobs lead to job dissatisfaction

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Putting more variety into a job. Horizontal loading
  • 12. 
    Moving employees from one specialized job to another. Increased worker flexibility and easier scheduling 
  • 13. 
    Building achievement, recognition, stimulating work, responsibility, and advancement into a job.
  • 14. 
    Job characteristics associated  with job satisfaction
  • 15. 
    Job characteristics associated with job dissatisfaction
  • 16. 
    What are the three steps of the job characteristics model
  • 17. 
    Motivation caused by positive internal feelings
  • 18. 
    Caused by the desire to attain specific outcomes
  • 19. 
    Job characteristics found to various degrees in all jobs
  • 20. 
    Name the five core job characteristics
  • 21. 
    Name the four senses of the intrinsic motivation model
  • 22. 
    Task purpose is important and meaningful
  • 23. 
    Ability to use judgment and freedom when completing tasks
  • 24. 
    Feelings of accomplishment associated with doing high-quality work
  • 25. 
    Feeling that one is accomplishing something important