Personality Psychology: How Much You Know? Quiz

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Personality Psychology: How Much You Know? Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What does the term continuity refer to?
    • A. 

      How a person behaves over time

    • B. 

      How a person behaves in different situations

  • 2. 
    What does the term constancy refer to?
    • A. 

      How a person behaves over time

    • B. 

      How a person behaves in different situations

  • 3. 
    What does the term dynamic organization refer to?
    • A. 

      The relationship between Unconscious and Conscious

    • B. 

      The relationship between Id, Ego and Superego

    • C. 

      Personality is not static.

  • 4. 
    If a research starts without a theory, it is called __________ and it is ___________
  • 5. 
    A theory is good (according to Campbell) if 
    • A. 

      It is comprehensive,parsimonious, falsifiable, productive

    • B. 

      It has good construct validity and convergent validity

  • 6. 
    Who was Francis Galton?
    • A. 

      The father of psychoanalysis

    • B. 

      Father of individual differences and the pioneer of correllation

    • C. 

      The pioneer of evolutionary psychology

  • 7. 
    When is a test reliable?
    • A. 

      When it measures what it is supposed to

    • B. 

      When it has good face validity

    • C. 

      When it is dependable

  • 8. 
    A test that is _____ may be _______, but a test that is ______ may not be _____ options: valid, invalid, reliable, unreliable
  • 9. 
    What is an example for a random error?
    • A. 

      Weather, decoding error

    • B. 

      Depression, anxiety

  • 10. 
    The reliability of a measure lies between
    • A. 

      .1-.5

    • B. 

      .01-.05

    • C. 

      0-1

  • 11. 
    What is the actual score of a construct?
    • A. 

      (Mental age / Chronological age) x 100

    • B. 

      The true score + error

    • C. 

      .05

  • 12. 
    The Cronback alpha is very good if
    • A. 

      >0.9

    • B. 

    • C. 

      .8-.9

  • 13. 
    What is criterion validity?
    • A. 

      If the test measures what it is supposed to

    • B. 

      If the test measures what it is not supposed to

    • C. 

      If the test correlates with a similar measure

    • D. 

      If the test results are correlated to a similar relevant variable

  • 14. 
    A test has convergent validity.
    • A. 

      If it measures what it is supposed to

    • B. 

      If it measures what it is not supposed to

    • C. 

      If it correlates with a similar measure

    • D. 

      If we want to correllate test scores and criterion scores at the same time

  • 15. 
    What is discriminant validity
    • A. 

      If the test scores correllate with another measure it is supposed to correlate with

    • B. 

      If a measure does not correllate with a measure it is not supposed to correlate with

    • C. 

      If the measure correlates with another relevant variable

  • 16. 
    What is concurrent validity?
    • A. 

      If scores correlate with other measure they are supposed to correlate with

    • B. 

      If we want to correlate test scores and criterion scores at the same time

  • 17. 
    All traits are the same in every person. They each have the same meaning to everybody. This statement is
    • A. 

      Evolutionary

    • B. 

      Egocentric

    • C. 

      Nomothetic

    • D. 

      Idiographic

  • 18. 
    There are as many traits as there are people. one trait may be posessed by only one person. This statement is
    • A. 

      Evolutionary

    • B. 

      Egocentric

    • C. 

      Nomothetic

    • D. 

      Idiographic

  • 19. 
    The trait theory is
    • A. 

      Dicontinuous, qualitative, catergorical

    • B. 

      Continuous, quantitative, ordinal

    • C. 

      Discontinuous, quantitative,nominal

    • D. 

      Continuous, qualitative, catergorical

  • 20. 
    Who identified the two main personality traits, extroversion and introversion
    • A. 

      Allport

    • B. 

      Gordon

    • C. 

      Eysenck

    • D. 

      Jung

  • 21. 
    The MBTI is used to measure what?
    • A. 

      Intelligence

    • B. 

      Introversion/Extroversion

    • C. 

      Mental age

    • D. 

      Depression/Anxiety

  • 22. 
    Eysencks two supertraits were
    • A. 

      Extroversion/ introversion, Emotional stability/neuroticism

    • B. 

      Extroversion/ introversion, Emotional stability/psychoticism

    • C. 

      Extroversion/ introversion, Regression/neuroticism

  • 23. 
    PLease Check the correct EYSENCKS GIANT THREE
    • A. 

      Openness

    • B. 

      Extroversion

    • C. 

      Introversion

    • D. 

      Agreeableness

    • E. 

      Psychoticism

    • F. 

      Neuroticism

    • G. 

      Conscientiousness

  • 24. 
    Which measure is applied in clinical councelling to assess clients strenghts, weaknesses etc
    • A. 

      MBTI

    • B. 

      PF16

    • C. 

      MMPI

  • 25. 
    In Occupational Pscyhology, which measure is applied?
    • A. 

      MBTI

    • B. 

      MMPI

    • C. 

      SP16

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