Personality-Theories (GRE Psychology): Questions 10 - 14 of 16

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Question number: 10

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Juli enjoys being around others and is well-known for her social grace, she is warm and engaging with everyone she meets regardless of whether the setting is the classroom, her workplace, a restaurant, or her own home. Based on this information and relying on the Five Factor Model, she would MOST likely score high in

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Conscientiousness.

b.

Agreeableness.

c.

Neuroticism

d.

Extraversion

Question number: 11

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Trait theory in personality has been most criticized for

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a.

not identifying one agreed-upon dimension of personality

b.

not addressing heredity

c.

assuming that people behave consistently in various situations

d.

attempting to quantify the impossible

Question number: 12

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Which of the following personality types is NOT associates with Alfred Adler’s theory of personality?

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a.

Sanguine

b.

Ectomorphic

c.

Phlegmatic

d.

Melancholic

Question number: 13

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Phrenologic

b.

Factor analysis

c.

Ideographic

d.

Personal construct

Question number: 14

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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.

Interaction of Jung and Freud concepts

b.

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

c.

an interaction of the id, ego, and superego

d.

the difference between a person’s public and private personalities

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