Neuroticism and Personality: Definition & Overview


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Which model of personality is used to describe personality characteristics?

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1. The set of core personality traits identified by personality researchers Costa and McRrae are commonly referred to as the big _____

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the big five personality characteristics?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand one of the factors of personality, neuroticism. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of personality characteristics and characteristics of a person scoring high on the neuroticism scale.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Model of personality used to describe personality characteristics
  • Set of core personality traits
  • Characteristics of someone who scores high on the neuroticism scale
  • Research on high scales of neuroticism

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related neuroticism lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the factors of personality
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what a high score on the neuroticism scale indicates

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to neuroticism, complete the brief lesson titled Neuroticism and Personality: Definition & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the main factors of personality
  • Understand what neuroticism is and the characteristics that go along with this personality factor
  • Recall the impact of high scores of neuroticism