Personality-Theories (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 16

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following would be most inclined toward a situational view of personality?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

William Sheldon

b.

Gordon Allport

c.

Raymond Cattell

d.

Walter Mischel

Question number: 2

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According to Freud, an individual who is not dominated by impulses originating in the libido would most likely be

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a.

in the anal stage of psychosexual development

b.

obsessive-compulsive

c.

rational and time-oriented

d.

overly conscientious

Question number: 3

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Horney disagreed with Freud about

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a.

the notion of the inferiority complex

b.

penis envy and female inferiority

c.

the nature of the unconscious

d.

Womb envy and male superiority

Question number: 4

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Many psychoanalysts since Freudsuch as Fromm, Sullivan, and Horneyhave suggested that Freud

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Choice (4) Response

a.

needed to use more experimentally controlled studies to support his findings

b.

virtually ignored normal female psychological development

c.

had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character

d.

may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development

Question number: 5

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Two major dimensions of personality hypothesized by Hans Eysenck are

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a.

internal control and external control

b.

extraversion and repression

c.

stability and introversion

d.

masculinity and femininity

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