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AP Psychology: Personality Development and Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the individual who affected Jung's works greatly but whom he also had a rift with when Jung began to formulate his own ideas and theories?

Question 2 2. Psychologists who believe in the idiographic approach do NOT measure a person's personality traits using:

Question 3 3. It would be very important to have knowledge of someone's _____ in order to judge that person's personality based on physiognomy.

Question 4 4. Calvin is a singer who gets anxious when speaking to large groups. However, once he starts singing, he immediately feels confident and calm. His transient anxiety in front of large groups is an example of which of the following?

Question 5 5. Richard was an award-winning salesman for many years. At the end of last year, he was laid off, and he has not been able to find a suitable replacement position yet. He used to pride himself on supporting his family, and he is struggling with how he is going to provide for their needs in the future. Richard is having issues with what aspect of his self-concept?

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Question 6 6. What is the relationship between real challenges and increased self-esteem?

Question 7 7. A therapist notes that their patient, a man in his mid-thirties, is fearful of new experiences. Which of the following is a likely assessment of the patient?

Question 8 8. What is one way the ego is different from the id and superego?

Question 9 9. Cece went for a walk in the park. Along one of the hiking trails, she spotted a $20 bill on the ground. No one was around to claim it. What would her superego tell her to do?

Question 10 10. A runner who trains twice as hard after suffering a big loss in a race is experiencing _____.

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Question 11 11. A person who 'accidentally' deletes a coworker's presentation because the coworker forgot their lunch date is expressing _____.

Question 12 12. A person who failed a class but tells people he got an A is experiencing denial. Why is this an unproductive way of dealing with disappointment?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is part of the human psyche?

Question 14 14. Phrenology associates personality and character traits with parts of the _____.

Question 15 15. What is the degree to which a child seeks out stimulation called?

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Question 16 16. Starting in infancy, the belief that we are not as good as others is known as a/an _____.

Question 17 17. A personality trait is considered to be _____.

Question 18 18. How would someone who was irritable be viewed in light of the humorism of the ancient Greeks?

Question 19 19. The combination of traits that makes a person unique is his or her:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is one of the four functions of personality, according to Jung's theory of personality?

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Question 21 21. A man who yells at his dog when he's upset with his girlfriend is experiencing _____.

Question 22 22. _____ is the degree to which an infant reacts to stimuli.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the name of Carl Rogers' theory that focuses on peoples' perceptions and beliefs about themselves?

Question 24 24. The psychologist who introduced the idea of the inferiority complex was named _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following BEST explains the impact of Freud's theories of psychosexual development?

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Question 26 26. Neuroticism is a term used by psychologists to describe a tendency of certain people to

Question 27 27. According to Freud, someone who compulsively bites their nails might have experienced which of the following as a young child?

Question 28 28. The teacher asks her student, Isaac, to read a book in front of his second grade class. He stands in front of the class and reads the book fluently. What would be the BEST response from his teacher?

Question 29 29. Looking for common patterns in people's personalities is called the _____ approach.

Question 30 30. Who started the self-esteem movement?

AP Psychology: Personality Development and Theories 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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