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MEGA Physical Education: Social & Behavioral Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mr. Parker always begins each physics class by asking 'What do you think will happen if…' He believes that acknowledging students' previous beliefs about physical laws will increase their motivation to understand new and accurate concepts. Mr. Parker is utilizing the _____ perspective.

Question 2 2. Jose is in a casino. He sees his friends Amy and Sandra win money at a nearby slot machine. Amy and Sandra cheer and clap. Jose wants to feel the same excitement, so he sits down at a slot machine and begins to gamble. This is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

Question 4 4. According to Social-Cognitive theorists, all of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. Low self-efficacy and high outcome expectations are most likely to result in _____.

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Question 6 6. Julia has always liked science classes. A good grade in chemistry will help her gain admittance to City University, but Julia also truly wants to understand how to use chemistry. She sees it useful for her future profession and she enjoys the experiments. Julia's motive for enrolling in chemistry is an example of _____ motivation.

Question 7 7. Jerry's goal in class is to get more points on all assignments than any of his classmate. Jerry's goal orientation is _____.

Question 8 8. The belief that personal actions will not affect a situation or behavior is indicative of _____ locus of control beliefs.

Question 9 9. The need for mastery and understanding of the environment is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. David has confidence in himself as a baker. However, the economy in David's city has recently turned downward, leading fewer people to purchase baked goods. When David applies for a job at the local bakery, he will likely have high _____ and low _____.

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Question 11 11. How would Mrs. Purdue implement learning by observation in her class?

Question 12 12. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Maslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

Question 13 13. Peter observes Stephanie texting in class. Peter approaches Stephanie after class and states 'Don't you know texting is against school policy? You are going to get your phone confiscated.' Stephanie replies that she has been texting all year and none of the teachers have ever noticed. The next day, Peter brings his phone to class and starts texting. Which of the following effects of modeling does this situation illustrate?

Question 14 14. Bandura's reciprocal causation model focuses on continuous interaction between the following three factors:

Question 15 15. How does motivation affect learning?

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Question 16 16. Molly made a 65 on her first math test. She was annoyed by this grade and blamed the teacher because he was a lousy math teacher. After the next math test Molly was pleased with her grade of 98. She attributed her good grade to her intelligence and proficiency in math. Molly made _____ attributions for her first exam and _____ attributions for the second.

Question 17 17. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. Which of these is most likely to increase self-efficacy?

Question 19 19. Which of the following describes a way in which modeling affects behavior?

Question 20 20. A learner's evaluation of current performance level compared to desired performance level is known as _____.

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Question 21 21. A statement from a teacher such as You scored well on this test. Did you guess the correct answers? is an example of a _____ attribution.

Question 22 22. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

Question 23 23. Which of following influences self-regulation?

Question 24 24. Mrs. Cook helps her 5th grade class develop the classroom rules and create a list of rewards and consequences for following or breaking class rules. Mrs. Cook is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation through the use of _____.

Question 25 25. From the perspective of expectancy-value theory, the belief about how likely a behavior is to attain a certain goal is called _____.

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Question 26 26. According to Maslow's hierearchy of needs, when all of the physiological needs are met, people tend to become concerned with whichof the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following can impact the expectancy-value theory?

Question 28 28. Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?

Question 29 29. Michelle completes her History assignment three days before it is due. Her motivation to complete the assignment early was influenced by her parent's high expectations of academic achievement. Michelle's motivation is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a feature of self-concept?

MEGA Physical Education: Social & Behavioral Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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