Personality (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 29 - 32 of 33

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Question number: 29

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Gordon Allport is known for what type of approach to understanding personality?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Phrenologic

b.

Factor analysis

c.

Nomothetic

d.

Ideographic

e.

Personal construct

Question number: 30

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The social-cognitive theory can explain how a person can be friendly at work and hostile at home. The explanation is

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a.

based on whether the person has internal or external locus of control

b.

that personality traits can change depending on the situation and on how people perceive and interpret those situations

c.

Interaction of Jung and Freud concepts

d.

the difference between a person’s public and private personalities

e.

an interaction of the id, ego, and superego

Question number: 31

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Which part of the personality would be likely to want to go for a pizza rather than study for a test?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

ego ideal

b.

ego

c.

id

d.

shadow

e.

superego

Question number: 32

» Personality » Assessment

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Projective tests, such as the Rorschach inkblot test, have been justifiably criticized as tools for assessing personality because

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Choice (5) Response

a.

it is difficult for the examinee to deceive the examiner

b.

they elicit only obvious information from the examinee

c.

they have not been found to be reliable and valid

d.

the stimuli for the tests are not standardized

e.

they provide a label for one’s psychological well-being

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