Objective Personality Tests: Advantages, Examples & Definition


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Objective personality tests, like the MMPI-2, are considered useful because they correctly and consistently measure what they are supposed to measure. This means that the MMPI-2 is considered _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT considered an advantage of using objective personality tests?

2. The most common and widely accepted objective personality test used in psychological treatment is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students can test their knowledge of objective personality tests with this assessment. It will ask questions about the common personality tests used, and the advantages of these tests.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will ask students about the topics below:

  • The MMPI-2 test
  • Advantages of objective personality tests
  • Why the tests are considered objective
  • The types of questions that usually appear on these tests

Skills Practiced

Students who take use the quiz/worksheet will be practicing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most essential information from the related lesson on objective personality tests
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define terms like MMPI-2 testing
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the various types of tests
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding common questions on the tests

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, students should take a look at the accompanying lesson Objective Personality Tests: Advantages, Examples & Definition. It will help you meet these objectives:

  • Define traits
  • Understand the purpose and function of personality tests
  • Identify the most common personality tests
  • Explain the benefits of self reportings