AP Psychology: Motivation in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the psychologist associated with developing the theory of cognitive dissonance?

Question 2 2. As a participant in a study, you're promised $100 if you yell at the first person who walks into the room. How would you most likely deal with cognitive dissonance in this situation?

Question 3 3. Suppose you were participating in a study where you were paid $5 to randomly start yelling at the next person who entered the room. You know that the behavior is ridiculous and not something you would normally do. How would you likely resolve your cognitive dissonance later on?

Question 4 4. Which of the following people is considered intrinsically motivated?

Question 5 5. Under what set of circumstances does cognitive dissonance occur?

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Question 6 6. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

Question 7 7. People with eating disorders, like anorexics, have _____ as their cause.

Question 8 8. Based on the overjustification effect, which of the following is most likely to experience decreased intrinsic motivation?

Question 9 9. Kevin is really stressed at work, and decides he needs a day off. When Kevin calls in sick to work the following day, which theory of motivation is he exhibiting?

Question 10 10. What is the purpose of insulin?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would NOT address safety needs in the classroom?

Question 12 12. All of the following are assumptions of the Self-Determination theory, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. If you are experiencing cognitive dissonance, what would you NOT want to do to resolve the situation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following regulates our sense of hunger?

Question 15 15. Which of the following describes the reaction of people with memory loss when prompted to eat lunch multiple times?

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Question 16 16. According to Sigmund Freud, _____.

Question 17 17. What is the first and most important need highlighted in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

Question 18 18. What is the motivating factor according to Instinct Theory?

Question 19 19. Extrinsic motivation is defined as _____.

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. While Andrew is not always happy about the amount of chemistry homework he has each week, he understands that it is an important subject to master if he wants to pursue a degree in medicine. Andrew's motivation is an example of _____.

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following is most likely to result in an intrinsic motivation to not repeat the negative behavior?

Question 24 24. A man who works late following a poor performance review is responding to a(n) _____.

Question 25 25. A study of the overjustification effect found that _____.

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Question 26 26. The need for a sense of control is an example of what type of basic psychological need?

Question 27 27. Our bodies making us thirsty when our water levels are low is an example of _____ Theory.

Question 28 28. The need for mastery and understanding of the environment is an example of _____.

Question 29 29. According to Maslow's hierearchy of needs, when all of the physiological needs are met, people tend to become concerned with whichof the following?

AP Psychology: Motivation in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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