Personality-Trait Approach (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 15 - 20 of 38

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Question number: 15

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The description of a person’s character implies

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the use of situational testing.

b.

use of individual traits

c.

the use of rating scales.

d.

judgment about the desirability of traits.

Question number: 16

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________ traits are personality traits that comprise a person’s unique individual qualities.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Central

b.

Individual

c.

Secondary

d.

Cardinal

Question number: 17

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To understand personality, trait theorists attempt to

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a.

classify types and discover how they are related to behavior.

b.

create traits that fit people.

c.

classify traits and discover how they are related to behavior.

d.

reduce the common traits to measures of temperament.

Question number: 18

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Roberts and DelVecchio studied just how enduring traits are and concluded that consistency

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a.

peaks between the ages of 50 and 59.

b.

is steady for some traits and random for others.

c.

decreases in steplike fashion from age 16 onward.

d.

remains the same through the life span.

Question number: 19

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Cattell has classified traits of personality as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Source traits

b.

Surface traits

c.

Central traits

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question number: 20

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The person who prefers colorful clothes, likes to work alone, is politically liberal, and is always late, has ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Cardinal traits

b.

Secondary traits

c.

Individual traits

d.

Common traits

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