Gen/201 Chapter 3 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    According to your text, what is NOT one of the three key components of motivation?  
    • A. 

      Self-efficacy

    • B. 

      Goal-setting

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Relevance

  • 2. 
    According to your text, what definition best describes self-efficacy? 
    • A. 

      Self-belief in one's worth

    • B. 

      Self-belief in one's efficiency

    • C. 

      Self-belief in one's purpose

    • D. 

      Self-belief in one's ability to meet a goal

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Latonya writes music because she finds pleasure in doing so.

    • B. 

      Greg works out so that he does not feel unfit amidst his co-workers.

    • C. 

      Karen is motivated by good grades.

    • D. 

      LaBron is motivated by praise.

    • E. 

      Kenneth is motivated by knowledge.

  • 4. 
    Our text discusses metacognition, which is thinking about thinking, or to place it within the constructs of the academic environment, it is thinking about your learning.  Suggested text book strategies that make use of metacognition to help us improve in school are: 
    • A. 

      Set goals and remain organized; self-monitor your progress; require your academic counselor to hold you accountable.

    • B. 

      Plan and organize your professional and academic life by setting goals; monitor your progress; evaluate your results and make adjustments accordingly.

    • C. 

      Set aside adequate study and work time; monitor your goals; evaluate attainment of goals and make adjustments accordingly.