Personality-Growth & Adjustment (AP Psychology): Questions 7 - 12 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:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

learned helplessness

b.

Type A Behavior

c.

psychological hardiness

d.

personality development

Question number: 8

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Probably the most insidious form of defense mechanism is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Repression

b.

Reaction formation

c.

Projection

d.

Withdrawal

Question number: 9

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The halo effect refers to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

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

b.

the use of ambiguous or unstructured stimuli.

c.

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

d.

the process of admitting experience into unconsciousness.

Question number: 10

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In essence the defense mechanisms are:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Defense against anxiety

b.

Escape reactions

c.

Run away

d.

Conscious self-deception

Question number: 11

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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Most people are at the extremes.

b.

they represent basic physical traits.

c.

most people fall somewhere between these extremes.

d.

a person is either one or the other.

Question number: 12

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If you know the personality of an identical twin, you can expect the personality of the other twin to be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

dissimilar

b.

conflicting.

c.

identical.

d.

similar.

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