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Question 1 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is NOT a basic need in Deci and Ryan's self-determination theory? Selected Answer: D. self-efficacy Question 2 1 out of 1 points The premise of _____theory is that optimal human functioning and growth throughout the lifespan is possible only if psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness are met. Selected Answer: A. self-determination Question 3 0 out of 1 points Sarah is determined to play the role of Clara in the ballet The Nutcracker. She begins to work very hard in ballet classes with this goal in mind. Sarah is demonstrating which characteristic of motivation? Selected Answer: B. intensity Question 4 1 out of 1 points
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_____ theories of motivation claim that behavior is motivated by the desire to reduce internal tension caused by unmet biological needs. Selected Answer: B. Drive Question 5 1 out of 1 points Of the theories of motivation that are discussed in your textbook, Deci and Ryan's self-determination theory has the MOST in common with: Selected Answer: D. Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Question 6 1 out of 1 points Well-established learning principles, such as the different types of reinforcement, are most closely associated with which type of motivation theories? Selected Answer: D. incentive theories Question 7 1 out of 1 points Olivia is taking advanced placement biology in high school because she loves science and is fascinated by biology. Jacob is taking advanced placement biology in high school because his guidance counselor told
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him he had to if he intended to apply to a premed program at a competitive university. Olivia is motivated by _____, while Jacob is motivated by _____. Selected Answer: C. intrinsic motivation; extrinsic motivation Question 8 1 out of 1 points When Spencer took his first ride on the big Ferris wheel, he looked down at the fairground 100 feet below him and became aware of his high level of physiological arousal. Suddenly he felt frightened. The sequence of events in Spencer's emotional experience reflects the: Selected Answer: A. James–Lange theory of emotion. Question 9 1 out of 1 points Which of the following is a criticism of instinct theories of motivation? Selected Answer: B. Instinct theories merely described and labeled behaviors rather than actually explaining them. Question 10 1 out of 1 points What percentage of U.S. adults are overweight? Selected Answer: C. approximately 33 percent
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Question 11 1 out of 1 points Genetic susceptibility to obesity is likely due to: Selected Answer: B. multiple genes on multiple chromosomes. Question 12 1 out of 1 points People who have superior mental abilities yet make poor decisions are said to lack: Selected Answer: C. emotional intelligence. Question 13 1 out of 1 points The facial feedback hypothesis suggests that: Selected Answer: C. expressing a specific emotion, especially facially, influences the subjective experience of that particular emotion.
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