What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types


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Which of the following statements is NOT true about temperament?

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1. The three broad categories of temperaments are _____.

2. When it comes to nature vs. nurture in relation to temperament, most psychologists agree

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of temperament and the different types that exist. Some of the terms you will need to know for the quiz include nurture and nature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Definition of temperament
  • Types of temperament
  • Characteristics of difficult infants

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding what temperament is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the broad categories of temperament
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding difficult infants and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about temperament, review the accompanying lesson on What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn about the different types of temperament
  • Understand the debate between nature and nurture
  • Determine what slow-to-warm-up babies do not like
  • Examine how parents react to their child's temperament