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CHAPTER 3 PERSONALITY, PERCEPTION, AND ATTRIBUTION MULTIPLE CHOICE INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 1. According to the proponents of interactional psychology, all of the following are correct EXCEPT: A. behavior is a function of heredity and physical stature B. people vary in terms of cognitive, affective, motivational, and ability factors C. a situation can be viewed objectively D. one's subjective view of the situation can also be important ANSWER: A, medium, K&C, pg. 51-52 2. The basis for understanding individual differences stems from: A. Jung's development of personality archetypes B. Carl Roger's contention that everyone is unique C. Bandura's approach to social-cognitive social learning theory D. Lewin's contention that behavior is a function of the person and the environment ANSWER: D, medium, K&C, pg. 51 3. The way in which factors such as skills, abilities, personalities, perceptions, attitudes, values, and ethics differ from one individual to another is referred to as: A. personality B. individual differences C. the basis for group differences D. variation in traits ANSWER: B, medium, K&C, pg. 51 PERSONALITY 4. A relatively stable set of characteristics that influence an individual's behavior defines: A. behavioral predispositions B. personality C. the humanistic approach to behavior D. the approach emphasizing the perceptual process ANSWER: B, medium, K&C, pg. 52 5. Personality is shaped by: A. consequences of behavior and the environment B. the person and the situation C. thinkings and feelings D. heredity and environment ANSWER: D, medium, analysis, pg. 52 26 27 Personality, Perception, and Attribution 27 Personality Theories 6. Freudian psychology is based on: A. dispositions B. traits C. self-actualization D. unconscious determinants of behavior ANSWER: D, easy, K&C, pg. 53 7. The approach to the study of personality that focuses on both person (dispositions) and situational variables as combined predictors of behavior is known as: A. trait theory B. the integrative approach C. psychodynamic theory D. wholistic humanism ANSWER: B, medium, K&C, pg. 54 8. A more people-centered approach to personality theory based on the belief that people are driven toward self-actualization is: A. psychodynamic theory B. trait theory C. humanistic theory D. the integrative approach ANSWER: C, easy, K&C, pg. 54 9. Which traits are associated with less absenteeism at work? A. extraversion and emotional stability B. introversion and emotional stability C. extraversion and conscientiousness D. introversion and conscientiousness ANSWER: D, medium, K&C, pg. 53 10. The traits associated with high-performing employees are: A. extraversion and agreeableness B. agreeableness and conscientiousness C. conscientiousness and emotional stability D. emotional stability and agreeableness ANSWER: C, medium, K&C, pg. 53 11. Which of the following is NOT considered one of the Big Five personality traits?... View Full Document

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