Intro to Personality


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_____ are a person's usual ways of thinking, behaving and feeling.

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1. 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 _____.

2. A personality trait is considered to be _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet ask questions regarding many of the vocabulary terms surrounding the topic of personality. To do well, you'll need to understand terms like personality disorder and personality trait.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will ask students questions on topics and vocabulary terms such as:

  • Personality disorders
  • Influences on personality
  • Personality traits

Skills Practiced

Students who take this assessment will be practicing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the associated lesson on the basics of personality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the factors that influence personality
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the endurance or transience of certain personality traits or states

Additional Learning

Students who want more information on the basics of personality can take a peek at the accompanying lesson, Intro to Personality. It will help you meet these goals/objectives:

  • Define personality
  • Identify personality disorders
  • Compare personality traits to states
  • Determine how our personalities develop and the factors that influence them