Personality (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 9 - 13 of 33

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Question number: 9

» Personality » Theories

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Two major dimensions of personality hypothesized by Hans Eysenck are

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Choice (5) Response

a.

masculinity and femininity

b.

stability and masculinity

c.

extraversion and repression

d.

internal control and external control

e.

stability and introversion

Question number: 10

» Personality » Applications and Issues

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Which of the following represents the best example of displacement?

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a.

A goal is hard to achieve, so an easier goal is chosen to take its place.

b.

The boss criticizes the worker, so when the worker goes home she kicks the dog.

c.

A goal is easy to achieve, so a more challenging goal is chosen instead.

d.

The student is nervous about a test, so he loses his notes.

e.

The most popular student does badly on an exam, so another student becomes more popular.

Question number: 11

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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The theory that a child steals candy because he is a thief is an example of a

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive bias

b.

situational attribution

c.

availability heuristic

d.

response set

e.

dispositional attribution

Question number: 12

» Personality » Theories

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Learned helplessness is associated with

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Choice (5) Response

a.

androgyny

b.

introversion

c.

neuroticism

d.

extreme femininity scores

e.

an external locus of control

Question number: 13

» Personality » Applications and Issues

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With which of the following researchers is androgyny most associated?

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a.

Eleanor Maccoby

b.

Diana Baumrind

c.

Sandra Bem

d.

Matina Horner

e.

Karen Horney

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