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MTTC Physical Education: Individual & Group Motivation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jerry's goal in class is to get more points on all assignments than any of his classmate. Jerry's goal orientation is _____.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. 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 4 4. 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.

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

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Question 6 6. Based on the overjustification effect, which of the following is most likely to experience decreased intrinsic motivation?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Extrinsic motivation is defined as _____.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which perspective proposes that personality characteristics, such as risk-taking, affect motivation?

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Question 11 11. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish short- and long-term goals is the _____ phase.

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

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. The part of the self-regulation cycle in which learners establish specific strategies for success toward their goal is the _____ phase.

Question 15 15. Which of the following people is considered intrinsically motivated?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. How does motivation affect learning?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. The need for a sense of control is an example of what type of basic psychological need?

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

Question 22 22. A learner's evaluation of current performance level compared to desired performance level is known as _____.

Question 23 23. The psychological feature that drives a human toward a behavior or goal is known as a _____.

Question 24 24. How can educators use indices of motivation?

Question 25 25. 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 _____.

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Question 26 26. Mr. Garcia wants to teach self-regulation to his students. Which of the following would you recommend him?

Question 27 27. The need for mastery and understanding of the environment is an example of _____.

Question 28 28. Which of following influences self-regulation?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. A study of the overjustification effect found that _____.

MTTC Physical Education: Individual & Group Motivation Chapter Exam Instructions

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