Personality-Growth & Adjustment (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 12 - 16 of 28

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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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

unrelated.

b.

dissimilar

c.

similar.

d.

identical.

e.

conflicting.

Question number: 13

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The “amazing similarities” of identical twins may be a result of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

deliberate deceit by the researchers.

b.

the fallacy of positive instances.

c.

deliberate deceit by the twins.

d.

the fallacy of negative instances

e.

the Barnum effect.

Question number: 14

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One of the factors Alfred Adler believed to be important in shaping personality is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Difficulty with toilet training

b.

Unconditional positive regard

c.

Birth order in the family

d.

The collective unconscious

e.

All of the above

Question number: 15

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A feeling of futility caused by the belief that one has little or no control over events in one’s life, which can make one stop trying and become depressed is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychological hardiness

b.

Type A Behavior

c.

learned helplessness

d.

Type B Behavior

e.

operant conditioning

Question number: 16

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The role “possible selves” play in our lives is to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

remind us that all things are always possible.

b.

direct our behavior toward an imagined future.

c.

give us models for identification.

d.

make us move towards the obvious reality

e.

provide a basis for comparing self-image and true self.

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