Personality-Theories [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 5 - 8 of 25

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Question 5

Theories

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Two major dimensions of personality hypothesized by Hans Eysenck are

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Choice (5)Response

a.

stability and masculinity

b.

extraversion and repression

c.

internal control and external control

d.

stability and introversion

e.

masculinity and femininity

Question 6

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Learned helplessness is associated with

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Choice (5)Response

a.

an external locus of control

b.

neuroticism

c.

introversion

d.

extreme femininity scores

e.

androgyny

Question 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.

Extraversion

b.

Agreeableness.

c.

Openness.

d.

Neuroticism

e.

Conscientiousness.

Question 8

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Martin Seligman maintains that cognitive training can offset

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Choice (5)Response

a.

internal locus of control

b.

learned helplessness

c.

low self-esteem

d.

self-handicapping

e.

cognitive bias