Theories Of Personality Quiz 5

22 Questions
Theories Of Personality Quizzes & Trivia

What do you think are the factors that affect different personalities? What is the origin of the different personalities? Find out below by answering these simple set of questions on theories of personality. All the best.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gestalt therapy is a form of
    • A. 

      Freuidan psychoanalytic therapy

    • B. 

      Neo-Freudian therapy

    • C. 

      Behavior therapy

    • D. 

      Existential therapy

  • 2. 
    Which is not true of Gestalt therapy
    • A. 

      Th efocus is on the what and how of behavior

    • B. 

      The focus is on the hear-and-now

    • C. 

      The focus is on integrating fragmented parts of the personality

    • D. 

      The focus is on unfinished business from the past

    • E. 

      The focus is on the why of behavior

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a key concept of Gestalt therapy
    • A. 

      Acceptance of personal responsibility

    • B. 

      Intellectual understanding of one's problems

    • C. 

      Awareness

    • D. 

      Unfinished business

    • E. 

      Dealing with the impasse

  • 4. 
    According to the Gestalt View
    • A. 

      Awareness is by and of itself therapeutic

    • B. 

      Awareness is necessary, but not sifficient, condition for change

    • C. 

      Awarenes without specific behavioral change is useless

    • D. 

      Awareness consists of understanding the causes of one's problems

  • 5. 
    The basic goal of Getalt therapy is to assit the client to
    • A. 

      Move from environmental support to sel-fsupport

    • B. 

      Uncover hsi or her cogntiive distoritions

    • C. 

      Uncover unconscious motivations

    • D. 

      Work through the transference relationship with the therapist

    • E. 

      Challenge his or her philosophy of life

  • 6. 
    The Impasse is the point in therapy at which clients
    • A. 

      Avoid experiencing threatening feelings

    • B. 

      Experience a sense of "being stuck"

    • C. 

      Imagine something terrible will happen

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None o fthe above

  • 7. 
    The Gestalt therapist
    • A. 

      Freely makes interpretations for the client

    • B. 

      Pays attention to the client's nonverbal language

    • C. 

      Is mainly nondirective

    • D. 

      Helps the client undersatnd why he or she is behaving in self-deeating ways

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Gestalt therapy can best be characterized as
    • A. 

      An insight therapy

    • B. 

      An experiential therapy

    • C. 

      An action-oriented therapy

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of hte above

  • 9. 
    When a person experiences an internal conflict (namely a conflict between top dog and underdog), which of hte following techniques would be most appropriate
    • A. 

      Makign the rounds

    • B. 

      Reversal dialogue

    • C. 

      Dialogue techniqe

    • D. 

      The rehearsal experiment

    • E. 

      Teh exaggeration experiment

  • 10. 
    Gestalt-therapy techniques are deisnged to help the client
    • A. 

      Expand awareness of the hear-and-now

    • B. 

      Intensify feelings and experiencesing

    • C. 

      Make a value judgement of his or her behavior

    • D. 

      Free himself or herself of specific behavioral symptoms

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 11. 
    A Gestalt technique that ismost useful wihen a person attempts to deny an aspect of his or her personality (such as tenderness) is:
    • A. 

      Making the rounds

    • B. 

      Reversal technique

    • C. 

      The rehersal experiment

    • D. 

      Playing the projection

  • 12. 
    Gestalt therapy encouragse clients to:
    • A. 

      Experience feelings intensely

    • B. 

      Stay int he here-and-now

    • C. 

      Work through the impasse

    • D. 

      Pay attention to their own nonverbal messages

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The basic goal of Gestalt therapy is
    • A. 

      Attaining awareness, and with it greater choice

    • B. 

      To undersatnd why we feel as we do

    • C. 

      To uncover repressed material

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A contribution of this therapeutic approach is that
    • A. 

      It enables intense therapeutic experiencing to occur quickly

    • B. 

      It can be relatively brief therapy

    • C. 

      It stresses doing and experiencing, as opposed to talking about problems

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    According to the Gestalt theroy, poeople use avoidance in order to
    • A. 

      Keep themselves from facing unfinished business

    • B. 

      Keep from feeling uncomfortable emotions

    • C. 

      Keep from having to change

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 16. 
    In Gestalt therapy, the relationship between client and therapist is seen as
    • A. 

      A joint venture

    • B. 

      An existential encounter

    • C. 

      An I/Thou encounter

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Gestalt therapists say that clients resist contact by means of
    • A. 

      Retroflection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Introjection

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      Both (a) and (c)

  • 18. 
    Which of the following Gestalt techniques inovlves asking one person in a group to speak to each of the other group members?
    • A. 

      Playign the projection

    • B. 

      Reversal technique

    • C. 

      Making the rounds

    • D. 

      The exxageration technique

  • 19. 
    The process of turning back to ourselves what we wwould like to do to somoen else is the definition of
    • A. 

      Introjection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Retroflection

    • D. 

      Confluence

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Introjection

    • B. 

      Projection

    • C. 

      Retroflection

    • D. 

      Confluence

  • 21. 
    The Gestalt therapist typically uses diagnosis and interpretation as  abasic part of the therapeutic process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    One of the functions of th eGestalt therapist is to pay atention to the clent's body language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False