Personality-Trait Approach (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 7 of 38

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Question number: 1

» Personality » Trait Approach

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An adjective checklist would most likely be used by a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

type theorist.

b.

trait theorist.

c.

humanistic therapist.

d.

behaviorist.

Question number: 2

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The concept of traits is used to account for personal characteristics that are

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Choice (4) Response
a.

not shared by a group.

b.

situation specific.

c.

biologically determined.

d.

relatively permanent and enduring.

Question number: 3

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A person who is socially outgoing and prefers to pay attention to the external environment is an:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

extrovert type

b.

archetype type

c.

superiority type

d.

introvert type

Question number: 4

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The concept of introversion and extroversion was advanced by:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Spearman

b.

Spranger

c.

Jung

d.

Kretshmer

Question number: 5

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The difficulty with type theories of personality is that they are:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Too arbitrary

b.

Too contradictory

c.

Overlooks multidimensional approach

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 6

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If you were asked to describe the personality of your best friend, and you said she was optimistic, reserved, and friendly, you would be using the ________ approach.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

psychodynamic

b.

trait

c.

humanistic

d.

analytical

Question number: 7

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According to Eysenck’s three-factor theory of personality, which one of the following factors refers to a person’s level of stability/instability?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

extraversion

b.

neuroticism

c.

conscientiousness

d.

psychoticism

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