Psychology 101: Motivation And Emotion! Quiz

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Psychology 101: Motivation And Emotion! Quiz

What do you know about psychology as it pertains to motivation and emotion? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Reason and emotion are based on the early research of Sigmund Freud and Abraham Maslow. This avenue will guide you in your journey of learning about the relationship between motivation and emotion. Try this quiz and perhaps you will learn about the psychology of motivation and emotion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is " the process that initiates, directs, and sustains behaviour to satisfy physiological or psychological needs"
    • A. 

      Motives

    • B. 

      Emotion

    • C. 

      Motivation

    • D. 

      Intrinsic motivation

  • 2. 
    What are "needs or desires that energize and direct behaviour toward a goal"?
    • A. 

      Motivation

    • B. 

      Motives

    • C. 

      Incentive

    • D. 

      Instinct

  • 3. 
    What theory suggests that the aim of motivation is to maintain an optimal level of arousal?
    • A. 

      Arousal theory

    • B. 

      Motivation theory

    • C. 

      Sensory theory

    • D. 

      Erikson's theory

  • 4. 
    When you engage in an activity to gain a reward or to avoid an unpleasant consequence, your motivation is _________________.
    • A. 

      Extrinsic

    • B. 

      Intrinsic

    • C. 

      Increased

    • D. 

      Decreased

  • 5. 
    In its original form, drive-reduction theory focused primarily on which of the following needs and the drives they produce?
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Psychological

    • C. 

      Biological

    • D. 

      Emotional

  • 6. 
    Which theory suggests that human behavior is motivated by certain innate, unlearned tendencies that are shared by all individuals?
    • A. 

      Arousal theory

    • B. 

      Instinct theory

    • C. 

      Maslow's thoery

    • D. 

      Drive-reduction theory

  • 7. 
    According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which needs must be satisfied before a person will try to satisfy the belonging and love needs?
    • A. 

      Safety and self-actualization needs

    • B. 

      Self-actualization and esteem needs

    • C. 

      Physiological and safety needs

    • D. 

      Physiological and esteem needs

  • 8. 
    What is the name for the part of the hypothalamus that apparently acts as a feeding center and, when activated, signals an animal to eat; when the LH is destroyed, the animal initially refuses to eat?
    • A. 

      Ventromedial hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Primary hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Lateral hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Frontal hypothalamus

  • 9. 
    What theory suggests that emotional feelings result when we become aware of our physiological response to an emotion-provoking stimulus?
    • A. 

      James-lange theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Schachter-singer theory

    • D. 

      Lazarus theory

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the emotions represented by a distinctive facial expression?
    • A. 

      Happiness

    • B. 

      Hostility

    • C. 

      Surprise

    • D. 

      Sadness

  • 11. 
    All of the following are true of display rules EXCEPT that_______________________.
    • A. 

      They are the same in all cultures

    • B. 

      They dictate when and where emotions should be expressed

    • C. 

      They dictate what emotions should not be expressed

    • D. 

      They often cause people to display emtions they do nto feel

  • 12. 
    What is the correct term for  " According to Sternberg's theory, the most complete form of love, consisting of thee components- intimacy, passion, and commitment?
    • A. 

      Triangular theory of love

    • B. 

      Facial feedback hypothesis

    • C. 

      Love sick

    • D. 

      Consummate love

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