Personality-Growth & Adjustment (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 7 - 11 of 28

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Question number: 7

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A personality characteristic marked by feelings of commitment, challenge, and control that promotes resistance to stress is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Type A Behavior

b.

learned helplessness

c.

Type B Behavior

d.

psychological hardiness

e.

personality development

Question number: 8

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Probably the most insidious form of defense mechanism is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Repression

b.

Reaction formation

c.

Defensive identification

d.

Projection

e.

Withdrawal

Question number: 9

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The halo effect refers to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the use of ambiguous or unstructured stimuli.

b.

the process of admitting experience into unconsciousness.

c.

the technique in which the frequency of various behaviors is recorded.

d.

the tendency to generalize a favorable or unfavorable first impression to unrelated details of personality.

e.

the process of admitting experience into consciousness.

Question number: 10

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In essence the defense mechanisms are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Ways of convincing others of one’s rightness

b.

Escape reactions

c.

Defense against anxiety

d.

Conscious self-deception

e.

Run away

Question number: 11

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Concerning pure extroversion and pure introversion, it is most accurate to say

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

these terms were coined by the famous Swiss psychologist, Gordon Allport.

b.

they represent basic physical traits.

c.

a person is either one or the other.

d.

most people fall somewhere between these extremes.

e.

Most people are at the extremes.

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