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Motivation in Learning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a feature of self-concept?

Question 2 2. Low self-efficacy and high outcome expectations are most likely to result in _____.

Question 3 3. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

Question 4 4. According to the goal orientation theory, which of the following is not a type of goal orientation?

Question 5 5. Jason detests chemistry and is only taking the class because it is a requirement for admission to City University, where he desperately wants to go to college. Jason's reason for enrolling in chemistry is an example of _____ motivation.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 7 7. All of the following are assumptions of the Self-Determination theory, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. While working with patients with snake phobias, Bandura found that _____ were more effective in treating phobias than persuasion.

Question 9 9. John took a test over multiplication facts. He earned a passing score. His teacher wrote the following attribution statement on his paper: You did much better this time, John! You must have studied more this week. Well done! This attribution is likely to _____.

Question 10 10. A _____ is a long-term goal that drives much of what an individual does, while a _____ is a concrete goal that can be accomplished in a short duration of time.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements regarding the attribution theory is not correct?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. The need for mastery and understanding of the environment is an example of _____.

Question 14 14. According to Social-Cognitive theorists, all of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. The three interacting needs of self-determination theory are a...

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not a component of the expectancy-value theory?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. 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 _____.

Question 19 19. All of the following are factors affecting attributions, EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. A phenomenon in which aspects of the immediate environment enhance motivation to learn particular things or behave in particular ways is known as what?

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

Question 23 23. Alex was passed over for a promotion at work. He feels his manager doesn't like him. Alex perceives the situational attributes as _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which of the following psychologists created a hierarchy of needs that classified all needs into five general groups and emphasized the importance and growth of self-actualization?

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Question 26 26. The general belief that one is incapable of accomplishing tasks and has little or no control of the environment is known as what?

Question 27 27. The statement 'I have a problem with written exams' illustrates the following attributions:

Question 28 28. A theoretical perspective in which learning by observing others is the focus of study is known as what?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not a major assumption of the social cognitive theory?

Question 30 30. Andrew's goal in Spanish class is to avoid appearing incompetent at speaking or reading Spanish in front of his classmates. Andrews's goal orientation is _____.

Motivation in Learning Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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