Personality (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 14 - 17 of 33

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Question number: 14

» Personality » Theories

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Rob often worries about his future. He almost always lies awake the night before a test concerned that he will fail. On the rare occasion that he does receive a grade that is lower than the one for which he hoped, he becomes depressed and irritable. His friends tease him that he takes everything far too seriously, or that he’s going to have a nervous breakdown before he reaches 20. Based on this information and relying on the Five Factor Model, we can say that Rob would be MOST likely to score high in

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Conscientiousness.

b.

Agreeableness.

c.

Extraversion

d.

Openness.

e.

Neuroticism

Question number: 15

» Personality » Assessment

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Introspection, a research tool used by early psychologists, is a technique which involves

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a.

survey methodology

b.

self-examination of mental processes

c.

machines designed for cognitive analysis

d.

teaching participants to multitask

e.

correlational analyses

Question number: 16

» Personality » Structure

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Which of the following personality characteristics has been most closely linked to heart disease?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Internal locus of control

b.

Competitiveness

c.

Authoritarianism

d.

Introversion

e.

Neuroticism

Question number: 17

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Since her physician told Mary that she needs to lose weight to improve her health, she has been trying to eat healthily. But every time she goes out to a restaurant, she can’t resist ordering several unhealthy desserts. Her friends suggest that she try to eat the foods she craves in moderation, but she tells them that when she sees the sweets she’s not “supposed” to eat, she can focus on nothing but how badly she wants them. Freud would say that Mary’s ________ is encouraging her to overeat certain foods.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

id

b.

ego

c.

preconscious

d.

superego

e.

unconsciousness

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