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Trait Aspects of Personality Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. MMPI stands for _____.

Question 2 2. In the MMPI, answers are _____ to indicate a trait.

Question 3 3. Jenny is generally pretty laid back, but one day, she's upset and stressed out. It's most likely that Jenny has the personality trait of _____ because _____.

Question 4 4. Gandhi is a good historical example of someone with which kind of trait?

Question 5 5. Karen is generally witty, carefree, and selfish. According to Allport, which type of traits are these characteristics?

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Question 6 6. Jess really loves kids and is an elementary school teacher. However, she can't stand it when parents take their kids to a movie she's attending because of their whining. Which type of trait accounts for the difference in Jess' attitude?

Question 7 7. All are big five personality traits except

Question 8 8. A person who is responsible, always on time, and highly organized would likely score high on a scale of

Question 9 9. Personality traits

Question 10 10. Louise is very suspicious of others. She is likely low in which of the big five personality traits?

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Question 11 11. While _____ influence the way we normally behave, _____ can drive our behavior in certain situations.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about personality traits?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is LEAST LIKELY to be a personality trait of an idiocentric individual?

Question 14 14.

An individual that is allocentric in nature may be described with a personality that has which of the following characteristics?

I. Sociability

II. Empathy

III. Individualistic

Question 15 15. Of the following, Americans may be described as having which of the following personalities (in general)?

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Question 16 16. Julissa believes that people with glasses are nerdy. Her stereotype of people with glasses forms her _____ about people with glasses.

Question 17 17. Daniela has a very good job, which she believes proves that she's smart. When she hears that someone else is unemployed, Daniela assumes they are stupid. Daniela is displaying the _____.

Question 18 18. Karl knows that his friend Bev is very tall and that she's also very nice. Bev's height is a(n) _____ trait, while her niceness is a(n) _____ trait.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of culture?

Question 20 20. While culture can influence personalities in many ways, a _____ personality is most likely to change a culture.

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Question 21 21. Appalonia is a (fictional) country where tall people are expected to be athletic and do manual labor, while short people are expected to be intellectual and do white collar jobs. Which of the following Appalonians has a status personality?

Question 22 22. A certain type of personality disorder is tied to a willingness to steal, lie, and cheat. How has the labeling of people with this personality disorder changed in recent times?

Question 23 23. Thomas has just been diagnosed with schizoid personality disorder. Which of the following behaviors would be consistent with such a diagnosis?

Question 24 24. Last week Tara thought that her friend Alex was the greatest person alive. She praised Alex and constantly told her how happy she was to have Alex for a friend. Strangely, though nothing took place to change their relationship, this week Tara thinks that Alex is worthless and a horrible human being. It sounds like Tara may have:

Question 25 25. Gordon Allport categorized traits into

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Question 26 26. Broad behavioral elements that define your personality are known as

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT one of the 'Big Five' personality dimensions?

Question 28 28. Which of the following psychologists first proposed that people's personalities could be discerned based on traits?

Question 29 29. Lauren is very adventurous and loves trying new things and going new places. Her sister Lana, though, is more cautious and prefers to stick to things she's familiar with. Lauren is probably high in _____, while Lana is probably low in this trait.

Question 30 30. Julio is temperamental and unpredictable in his behaviors and emotions. According to Hans Eysenck, Julio is probably high in:

Trait Aspects of Personality 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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