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Personality: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. It would be very important to have knowledge of someone's _____ in order to judge that person's personality based on physiognomy.

Question 2 2. According to Freud, the phases of psychosexual development establish our _____.

Question 3 3. The Minnesota Twin Study found that _____.

Question 4 4. According to Freud, how might parents being overly demanding during toilet training affect a person's development?

Question 5 5. How have twin studies proven to be beneficial?

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Question 6 6. A runner who trains twice as hard after suffering a big loss in a race is experiencing _____.

Question 7 7. In family studies, the proband refers to the _____.

Question 8 8. A person who 'accidentally' deletes a coworker's presentation because the coworker forgot their lunch date is expressing _____.

Question 9 9. Jed is an antagonistic person who doesn't get along well with others. You would expect him to have a low score in _____.

Question 10 10. The ancient Greeks believed the human body was made up of four substances, called humors. Which of the following was NOT one of these humors?

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Question 11 11. Why might someone in Japan want to know your blood type if they are curious about your personality?

Question 12 12. A therapist who shows unconditional positive regard will _____

Question 13 13. Prevailing theories in psychology suggest that the main factors influencing our personalities include all of the following EXCEPT which one?

Question 14 14. A highly energetic person who is considered the life of the party may score highly in _____.

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. How would someone who was irritable be viewed in light of the humorism of the ancient Greeks?

Question 17 17. What is one way the ego is different from the id and superego?

Question 18 18. A star athlete who thinks he isn't talented is:

Question 19 19. Phrenology associates personality and character traits with parts of the _____.

Question 20 20. Lynette feels socially inept and has a constant fear of being shamed or rejected by others. As a result, she avoids interacting in social situations and is reserved in her close relationships. This is an example of a _____.

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Question 21 21. A personality trait is considered to be _____.

Question 22 22. A man who yells at his dog when he's upset with his girlfriend is experiencing _____.

Question 23 23. Jared is very even-keeled and rolls with the punches whether at work or home. His friend Bill, on the other hand, easily becomes anxious and overwhelmed in many situations. What difference would you DEFINITELY expect if the two friends' personality traits were tested?

Question 24 24. A statistic for measuring how much a trait in one twin compares or contrasts with the same trait in the other twin is the _____.

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. Carl Rogers' therapy included emphasis on all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. How would you expect someone with a high conscientiousness score to evidence this trait in a work environment?

Question 28 28. According to Freud, someone who compulsively bites their nails might have experienced which of the following as a young child?

Question 29 29. In what area would someone who is an avid daydreamer, voracious reader, and rock climber most probably have a high score?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of how a person would behave if their id went unchecked?

Personality: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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