Personality-Growth & Adjustment (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 22 - 26 of 28

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Question number: 22

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Which of the following could account for a major personality change in middle adulthood?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

moving to a new city

b.

changing your looks

c.

making new friends

d.

a personal tragedy

e.

None of the above

Question number: 23

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The ________ is marked by impatience, hostility, and extreme competitiveness and is associated with the development of coronary heart disease.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

posttraumatic stress disorder

b.

general adaptation syndrome

c.

Type B Behavior Pattern

d.

fight-or-flight response

e.

Type A Behavior Pattern

Question number: 24

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One problem psychologists have with personality types is they

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Choice (5) Response

a.

are hypothetical constructs.

b.

oversimplify personality.

c.

highly complicated personality

d.

are not observable or measurable.

e.

describe character, not personality.

Question number: 25

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The process of excluding from the consciousness the ideas and feelings which cause guilt and shame is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Regression

b.

Repression

c.

Projection

d.

Reaction formation

e.

Denial

Question number: 26

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The popularity of politicians who are physically attractive may be a consequence of the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Hawthorne effect.

b.

polygamy effect

c.

ordinal effect.

d.

androgyny effect.

e.

halo effect.

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