Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers  /  Social Science Courses

Test Prep Plan - Take a practice test

Take this practice test to check your existing knowledge of the course material. We'll review your answers and create a Test Prep Plan for you based on your results.
How Test Prep Plans work
1
Answer 50 questions
Test your existing knowledge.
2
View your test results
Based on your results, we'll create a customized Test Prep Plan just for you!
3
Study smarter
Study more effectively: skip concepts you already know and focus on what you still need to learn.

Motivation in the Classroom Chapter Exam

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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Jennifer's goal in French class is to become fluent in the language because she is interested in the language and wants to be able to talk with other French-speaking students. Jennifer's goal orientation is _____.

Question 2 2. 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 _____.

Question 3 3. How does motivation affect learning?

Question 4 4. 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.

Question 5 5. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Page 2

Question 6 6. Jerry's goal in class is to get more points on all assignments than any of his classmate. Jerry's goal orientation is _____.

Question 7 7. Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?

Question 8 8. How can a teacher optimize the experience of students working in groups?

Question 9 9. How does a teacher's role shift within a student-centered environment?

Question 10 10. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish short- and long-term goals is the _____ phase.

Page 3

Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Emily is in middle school and tries to imitate her sister, who plays volleyball really well. Which characteristic of effective models does this behavior fit under?

Question 13 13. Maria studied hard and received an A on her history assignment. She felt proud and was reinforced to continue to study hard for every history exam. Which motivational perspective is represented in this scenario?

Question 14 14. Extrinsic motivation is defined as _____.

Question 15 15. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

Page 4

Question 16 16. Mr. Roberts dresses up like George Washington during his lesson on presidents for his second grade class. Mr. Roberts is hoping to increase students' intrinsic motivation for history through the use of _____.

Question 17 17. The psychological feature that drives a human toward a behavior or goal is known as a _____.

Question 18 18. How does a student-centered environment differ from a teacher-led classroom?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Mrs. Jones is an elementary teacher. She holds her students to a high standard of performance and continually challenges them to take new academic risks. Mrs. Jones is exhibiting _____.

Page 5

Question 21 21. Based on the overjustification effect, which of the following is most likely to experience decreased intrinsic motivation?

Question 22 22. Which of the following people is considered intrinsically motivated?

Question 23 23. How can educators use indices of motivation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is most likely to result in an intrinsic motivation to not repeat the negative behavior?

Question 25 25. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

Page 6

Question 26 26. A learner's evaluation of current performance level compared to desired performance level is known as _____.

Question 27 27. What term is used to describe when students take on the role of teacher and the teacher becomes a facilitator?

Question 28 28. According to Bernard Weiner's theory, all of the following are factors affecting attributions, EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. We have all heard the expression 'thinking outside the box' applied in various circumstances. How could this idea be applied within a classroom setting?

Question 30 30. Which of the following describes a way in which modeling affects behavior?

Motivation in the Classroom 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!

Support