Extrinsic Motivation in Psychology: Definition, Examples & Types


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Which of the following is NOT an example of extrinsic motivation?

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1. Darren is writing a paper on extrinsic motivation. After reading his rough draft, the teacher identifies one INCORRECT statement that Darren needs to correct. The statement that needs to be changed is:

2. Brianna is completely motivated by extrinsic factors when it comes to completing her summer school assignments. What factor would not be a type that motivates Brianna?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo's purpose is to test what you know about extrinsic motivation. You will be quizzed on components of extrinsic motivation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Know the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • What motivates extrinsic motivation
  • Types of extrinsic motivation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related extrinsic motivation lesson
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve extrinsic motivation practice problems
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about extrinsic motivation

Additional Learning

To learn more about extrinsic motivation and the different types, review the accompanying lesson called Extrinsic Motivation in Psychology: Definition, Examples & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define integrated regulation and identification
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Learn about the types