Practice Quiz On Personality Development

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  • 1. 

    Introduce Your Self

  • 2. 

    _______________ is the complex of mental characteristics that makes each of us unique from other people.

    • A.

      Heridity

    • B.

      Emotional tone

    • C.

      personality

    Correct Answer
    C. personality
    Explanation
    Personality refers to the complex combination of mental characteristics that distinguishes an individual from others. It encompasses traits, behaviors, and patterns of thinking that are unique to each person. While heredity can play a role in shaping certain aspects of personality, it is not the sole determinant. Emotional tone, on the other hand, refers to the overall emotional state or disposition of an individual and is not synonymous with personality. Therefore, the correct answer is personality.

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  • 3. 

    Our personalities developed as a result of ______________________ .

    • A.

      Genetic inheritance

    • B.

      Environmental influences

    • C.

      Both of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both of the above
    Explanation
    Our personalities developed as a result of both genetic inheritance and environmental influences. This means that our genetic makeup, which we inherit from our parents, plays a role in shaping our personalities. However, our environment, including our upbringing, experiences, and interactions with others, also has a significant impact on our personality development. Therefore, it is a combination of both nature (genetics) and nurture (environment) that contribute to the development of our personalities.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following things can have an effect on the development of an individual's personality?

    • A.

      Physical and mental capabilities

    • B.

      Health and physical appearance

    • C.

      Skin color, gender,

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above factors can have an effect on the development of an individual's personality. Physical and mental capabilities play a significant role in shaping one's personality as they influence how a person perceives and interacts with the world. Health and physical appearance also contribute to personality development as they can impact self-esteem, confidence, and social interactions. Additionally, factors like skin color and gender can influence how individuals are perceived and treated by others, which can shape their personality and experiences.

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  • 5. 

    The most common personality type within a society is ________________

    • A.

      A tradition-oriented personality

    • B.

      An inner-directed personality type

    • C.

      The modal personality

    Correct Answer
    C. The modal personality
    Explanation
    The term "modal personality" refers to the most frequently occurring or dominant personality type within a society. Therefore, the correct answer is "the modal personality." This suggests that the majority of individuals within a society exhibit similar personality traits or characteristics, which can influence societal norms and behaviors.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following factors may explain the increasing stability of personality with age?

    • A.

      Selection of environments that fit the person’s traits

    • B.

      Absence of major life events

    • C.

      Stability of the person’s social and physical environments

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    As individuals age, they tend to select environments that align with their personality traits. This means that they are more likely to choose situations and settings that are compatible with their preferences and values, leading to increased stability in their personality. Additionally, the absence of major life events can contribute to stability as significant changes or disruptions are less likely to occur. Lastly, the stability of a person's social and physical environments, such as stable relationships and consistent living conditions, can also contribute to the stability of their personality. Therefore, all of these factors can explain the increasing stability of personality with age.

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