Personality-Measurement of Personality (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 32 - 37 of 60

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Question number: 32

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Which is NOT a factor that would decrease the objectivity of a respondent’s self-report on an objective measure of personality?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

impression management

b.

a matching-type format

c.

random responding

d.

a lack of insight

Question number: 33

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Interviews, observation, rating scales and inventories typically identify overt, ________ traits.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hidden

b.

Personal

c.

Unobservable

d.

Observable

Question number: 34

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Specialized form of direct observation is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Observation

b.

Behavioral assessment

c.

Situational testing

d.

Rating scale

Question number: 35

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________ are based on the premise that the best way to learn how a person reacts to certain types of situations is to stimulate those situations.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Situational tests

b.

Behavioral assessments

c.

Rating scales

d.

Observations

Question number: 36

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Psychologists working with hospitalized mental patients may find ________ helpful to record the frequency of patient’s aggression, self-care, speech, and unusual behaviour.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Behavioral assessments

b.

Rating scale

c.

Personality questionnaire

d.

Observation

Question number: 37

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Projective tests attempt to uncover deeply hidden or ________ wishes, thoughts, and needs.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Conscious

b.

Subconscious

c.

Unconscious

d. None of the above

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