Psychology Quiz Of Abraham Maslow

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Psychology Quiz Of Abraham Maslow - Quiz

Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist widely known for his hierarchy of needs theory. This Maslow quiz will reveal how much you know about him and his work which is recognized and taught worldwide. The quiz contains various questions covering many aspects of his works. The quiz will be beneficial for someone who is studying psychology and to a generic audience as well. If you find this quiz helpful, share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was Maslow born?

    • A.

      Ohio

    • B.

      Brooklyn

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Mississipi

    Correct Answer
    B. Brooklyn
    Explanation
    Maslow was born in Brooklyn, which is a borough in New York City.

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  • 2. 

    What was Maslow's middle name?

    • A.

      Michael

    • B.

      Harold

    • C.

      Hector

    • D.

      Abraham

    Correct Answer
    B. Harold
    Explanation
    Maslow's middle name was Harold.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following titles is not a book written by Maslow.

    • A.

      The farther reaches of human nature

    • B.

      The Maslow business reader

    • C.

      Religion, values and peak experiences

    • D.

      The third force: The psychology of abraham Maslow

    Correct Answer
    D. The third force: The psychology of abraham Maslow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The third force: The psychology of Abraham Maslow" because this book was not written by Maslow. The other three titles, "The farther reaches of human nature," "The Maslow business reader," and "Religion, values and peak experiences," are all books that were written by Maslow.

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  • 4. 

    What school of thought was Maslow associated with?

    • A.

      Behaviourism

    • B.

      Psycho-analysis

    • C.

      Humanism

    • D.

      Animism

    Correct Answer
    C. Humanism
    Explanation
    Maslow was associated with the school of thought known as Humanism. Humanism emphasizes the importance of individual growth, self-actualization, and personal fulfillment. Maslow's theory of hierarchy of needs, which suggests that individuals have a hierarchy of needs that must be met in order to reach their full potential, aligns with the principles of humanism. This school of thought focuses on the inherent worth and potential of each individual and emphasizes the importance of personal agency and self-determination.

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  • 5. 

    There are 6 levels of motivation in the Hierarchy of Needs theory.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Hierarchy of Needs theory, proposed by Abraham Maslow, consists of 5 levels of motivation: physiological needs, safety needs, love and belongingness needs, esteem needs, and self-actualization needs. Therefore, the statement that there are 6 levels of motivation in the Hierarchy of Needs theory is false.

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  • 6. 

    The love hierarchy consist of?

    • A.

      Confidence, respect, self-esteem

    • B.

      Friendship, family, sexual intimacy

    • C.

      Problem-solving, creativity, morality

    • D.

      Security of body, employment, family, health

    Correct Answer
    B. Friendship, family, sexual intimacy
    Explanation
    The love hierarchy consists of friendship, family, and sexual intimacy. These three elements are essential for building and maintaining strong and healthy relationships. Friendship forms the foundation of any relationship, as it involves trust, support, and companionship. Family represents the bond and connection with loved ones, providing a sense of belonging and emotional support. Sexual intimacy plays a crucial role in romantic relationships, as it involves physical attraction and emotional connection. Together, these elements contribute to the overall love hierarchy and help foster deep and meaningful relationships.

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  • 7. 

    The physiological hierarchy consist of 

    • A.

      Breathing, food, sex, sleeping eating

    • B.

      Security of body, employment, family, health

    • C.

      Confidence, respect, self-esteem

    • D.

      Problem-solving, creativity, morality

    Correct Answer
    A. Breathing, food, sex, sleeping eating
    Explanation
    The correct answer is breathing, food, sex, sleeping, eating. This answer is based on the concept of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. According to Maslow, physiological needs such as breathing, food, and sleep are the most basic and fundamental needs for human survival. These needs must be met before an individual can move on to higher-level needs such as safety, love and belonging, esteem, and self-actualization. Sex and eating can also be considered as physiological needs as they are essential for the survival and well-being of an individual.

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  • 8. 

    What religion did Maslow follow?

    • A.

      Judaism

    • B.

      Christianity

    • C.

      Buddhism

    • D.

      Protestant

    Correct Answer
    A. Judaism
    Explanation
    Maslow's religion was Judaism. This can be inferred from the given answer choice "Judaism," which indicates that Maslow followed the Jewish faith.

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  • 9. 

    At what age did Maslow die?

    • A.

      58

    • B.

      62

    • C.

      49

    • D.

      71

    Correct Answer
    B. 62
    Explanation
    Maslow died at the age of 62. This can be inferred from the given options where the age of 62 is listed as one of the choices.

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  • 10. 

    Self actualisation is the motive to realize one's full potential. Examples may be pursuit of knowledge or spiritual enlightenment or the desire to give to society.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Self-actualization refers to the innate drive to reach one's highest potential and fulfill all aspects of their life. This can manifest in various ways, such as pursuing knowledge, seeking spiritual enlightenment, or having a desire to contribute to society. The statement "True" indicates that the given explanation accurately describes self-actualization as the motive to realize one's full potential.

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