What is Anger? - Definition & Types


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What is anger?

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1. What type of anger is expressed by yelling or screaming?

2. What type of anger is characterized by holding emotion inside?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet combination, measure your understanding of the different kinds of anger. Topics discussed in the quiz include the definition of anger and the goal of those who express their anger in an assertive way.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test questions will focus on different types of anger, including which kind of anger:

  • Keeps emotions inside
  • Is expressed by using 'I' statements
  • Uses yelling as a means of release

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the various kinds of anger
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about anger in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as anger
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why some people use yelling as a way to deal with their anger

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called What is Anger? - Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the three different ways that psychologists define anger
  • Discuss why anger is a complicated emotion
  • Get a better understanding of how people physically show their anger using different body cues