Personality-Theories (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 12 - 16 of 16

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Question number: 12

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Melancholic

b.

Phlegmatic

c.

Sanguine

d.

Choleric

e.

Ectomorphic

Question number: 13

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Phrenologic

b.

Factor analysis

c.

Nomothetic

d.

Ideographic

e.

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

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: 15

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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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ego ideal

b.

ego

c.

id

d.

shadow

e.

superego

Question number: 16

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According to Freudian theory, the superego

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

is always strict and severe

b.

is present from birth

c.

is synonymous with the rules of the society in which the person is raised

d.

can never change after a person has grown beyond the phallic stage

e.

contains a portion that could also be called the idealized self-image

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