Motivation & Emotion-Motivational Concepts (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 6 - 11 of 47

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Question number: 6

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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Push is to pull as ________ is to ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

need; goal

b.

cyclic; goal

c.

goal; need

d.

episodic; cyclic

e.

response; need

Question number: 7

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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Buford complains that he can play his tuba beautifully at home, but each time he tries to play at the local talent show he sounds like a bull elk in rutting season. His problem is explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the Yerkes-Dodson Law.

b.

the effects of homeostasis.

c.

biorhythms.

d.

biological clock.

e.

habituation.

Question number: 8

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Instincts & Evolutionary Psychology

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The three basic components of prejudice are Effective,

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Internal and External

b.

Real and Imagined

c.

Real and abstract

d.

Descriptive and Prescriptive

e.

Cognitive and Behavioral

Question number: 9

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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A motivated state known as________ is caused by physiological deprivation, such as a lack of food or water.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

instinct

b.

goal

c.

homeostasis

d.

need

e.

drive

Question number: 10

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of perception?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Perception is giving understanding to sensation

b.

Perception is a highly selective process

c.

Perception is an active process

d.

Perception is so automatic that we are not aware of it

e.

Perception is unaffected by motivation

Question number: 11

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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Which of the following is an assumption of arousal theory?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

High levels of arousal are the most desirable.

b.

Zero level of arousal is the most desirable.

c.

Optimal levels of arousal exist for each person.

d.

Optimal levels of arousal exist for various activities.

e.

Low levels of arousal are the most desirable.

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