Personality-Theories (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 5 - 8 of 16

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Question number: 5

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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: 6

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Learned helplessness is associated with

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a.

androgyny

b.

introversion

c.

neuroticism

d.

extreme femininity scores

e.

an external locus of control

Question number: 7

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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: 8

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Martin Seligman maintains that cognitive training can offset

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a.

cognitive bias

b.

internal locus of control

c.

learned helplessness

d.

self-handicapping

e.

low self-esteem

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