Personality-Determinants of Personality (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 13 - 17 of 44

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Question number: 13

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The “amazing similarities” of identical twins may be a result of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the fallacy of negative instances

b.

the fallacy of positive instances.

c.

the Barnum effect.

d.

deliberate deceit by the researchers.

Question number: 14

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One of the factors Alfred Adler believed to be important in shaping personality is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Difficulty with toilet training

b.

Unconditional positive regard

c.

Birth order in the family

d.

The collective unconscious

Question number: 15

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A feeling of futility caused by the belief that one has little or no control over events in one’s life, which can make one stop trying and become depressed is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

learned helplessness

b.

operant conditioning

c.

Type A Behavior

d.

Type B Behavior

Question number: 16

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The role “possible selves” play in our lives is to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

provide a basis for comparing self-image and true self.

b.

direct our behavior toward an imagined future.

c.

give us models for identification.

d.

remind us that all things are always possible.

Question number: 17

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Classifying people as having either a Type A or Type B personality has been used to predict

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Choice (4) Response

a.

failure in education

b.

chances of suffering a heart attack.

c.

success in education.

d.

chances of developing a serious mental illness.

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