Copyright

Self-Determination Theory: Capacity, Strategy & Control Beliefs

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

The need for a sense of control is an example of what type of basic psychological need?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

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

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

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Self-determination theory refers to the process of utilizing one's own will, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your knowledge of this topic. The practice questions will test your understanding of basic psychological needs, the characteristics of self-determination theory, and the general characteristics and types of motivation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your ability to:

  • Recall general characteristics of self-determination theory
  • Identify the motivation revealed in given scenarios
  • Describe types of needs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Making connections - use your general understanding of motivation and psychological needs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the motivations at work in example scenarios

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Self-Determination Theory: Capacity, Strategy & Control Beliefs. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss motivation and how it relates to psychology
  • Define self-determination theory
  • Differentiate between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
  • Recall the assumptions on self-determination theory
  • Identify the three basic psychological needs
  • Describe the five types of self-determined behavior
Support