Psychology Quiz: Identity And Personality Chapter

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Psychology quiz: identity and personality chapter. Not everyone is the same, especially when it comes to how they behave in certain situations, the quiz below is designed to help you learn as much as you can about what makes a person have a certain personality and the studies behind it. Be sure to check it out and see what new facts you might learn. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describes what comes to mind when we think of who we used to be, are and, will be in the future.
    • A. 

      Self-concept

    • B. 

      Self-identity

    • C. 

      Self-schema

    • D. 

      Self-satisfied

  • 2. 
    Describes individual components of our self-concept based on groups to which we belong.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Identity

    • C. 

      Self-concept

    • D. 

      Nationality

  • 3. 
    In Freud's theory of psychosexual development, the libido is largely sublimated in the phallic stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Matt and Katy discuss the reasons they don't speed.  Matt wants to avoid tickets and fines and Katy thinks speeding is dangerous and if everyone went faster than they are supposed to more people would get hurt. Which of the following describes the phases of moral dilemma according to Kohlberg?
    • A. 

      Preconventional and Conventional

    • B. 

      Preconventional and Postconventional

    • C. 

      Conventional and Preconventional

    • D. 

      Postconventional and Conventional

  • 5. 
    That the personality is the result of unconscious urges and desires corresponds to which personality perspective or theory?
    • A. 

      Type

    • B. 

      Trait

    • C. 

      Behaviorist

    • D. 

      Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic

  • 6. 
    The social cognitive theory posits that:
    • A. 

      Personality are assembled from different degrees of certain qualities and dispositions.

    • B. 

      Personality comes from interactions between a person and his/her environment.

    • C. 

      Personality comes from conscious feelings about oneself striving for self-realization.

    • D. 

      Personality is the result of behavioral responses to stimuli based on prior rewards and punishment.

  • 7. 
    The behaviorist theory is closely associated with what concept?
    • A. 

      Positive punishment

    • B. 

      Negative punishment

    • C. 

      Classical conditioning

    • D. 

      Operant conditiong

  • 8. 
    What best describes the zone of proximal develoment?
    • A. 

      Influence of knowledgeable others on acquisition of biosocial skills

    • B. 

      Influence of unconsicous and unconscious wants on acquisition of biosocial skills

    • C. 

      Influence of morality on acquisition of biosocial skills

    • D. 

      Influence of internal and external conflicts on acquisition of biosocial skills

  • 9. 
    Which of the following correctly orders Freud's stages of development
    • A. 

      Oedipal, oral, anal, genital, latency

    • B. 

      Trust, autonomy, initiative, industry, identify

    • C. 

      Oral, anal, Oedipal, latency, genital

    • D. 

      Oral, Oedipal, cognitive, moral, physical

  • 10. 
    According to Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development, which of the following would be very important for a woman who just turned 29.
    • A. 

      Determining which of her identities is most important to her.

    • B. 

      Feelings of accomplishment because she has a great job.

    • C. 

      Forming an intimate relationship with a significant other.

    • D. 

      Feeling like a contributing member of society.

  • 11. 
    Passage Question: The self-determination theory would attribute the rise in the number of endurance athletes to:
    • A. 

      A response to the biological need for health

    • B. 

      The fact that participation in endurance sports builds competence, relatedness and autonomy and these factors contribute to a healthy state

    • C. 

      More people having physiological and safety needs met and therefore being able to focus on developing a sense belonging and self-esteem

    • D. 

      Athletes being extrinsically motivated by media and our society's obession with fitness

  • 12. 
    Passage Question: The stressors associated with running a marathon can be numerous. Considering that runners may experience both pain and a sense of accomplishment through running, these stressors are most likely:
    • A. 

      A positive appraisal

    • B. 

      Solely distressing for the runners

    • C. 

      Due to the repression of other emotions

    • D. 

      Eustressing and distressing in nature

  • 13. 
    A woman decides to train for a marathon to lose weight. After the race, she continues to run even though she no longer lose weight, but rather for the enjoyment of the sport and to win medals at races.  This woman's actions:
    • A. 

      Were solely extrinsically motivated

    • B. 

      Were initially extrinsically motivated, but the shifted to both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation

    • C. 

      Were solely intrinsically motivated

    • D. 

      Were initially intrinsically motivated, but shifted to both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation

  • 14. 
    Passage Question: The sense of belonging, achievement and control satisfy which level(s) of Maslows hierarchy of need?
    • A. 

      Physiological need

    • B. 

      Self-actualization, safety and security

    • C. 

      Self-esteem, love and belongin

    • D. 

      Safety and security, love and belongin.

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