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Unformatted text preview: Book 1 CH15 Personality Question: Eileen's son is applying for college. He really wants to go to one of the military academies but, unfortunately, gets rejected. When he gets his rejection letters he states, "I didn't want to go there anyway, those guys are just a bunch of jarheads, and their parents probably paid someone to get them in!" This represents the defense mechanism of _______. Student answered: d) projection Correct answer: b) rationalization Question: Ginger's friends are trying to figure out why she would humiliate herself as a stripper at a local cabaret. They finally agree on a type/trait approach to understanding personality. Which of the following explanations best represents that approach? Student answered: d) she is trying to fulfill her potential and sees clothing as an artificial societal constraint Correct answer: b) at her stable core, Ginger is just an exhibitionist Question: Which of the following is NOT one of the basic traits of the five-factor personality theory? Student answered: d) agreeableness Correct answer: b) psychoticism Question: Which of the following is NOT one of Freud's psychosexual stages of development? Student answered: d) latency Correct answer: c) castration Question: Granny Smith is worried about her grandson. He is initially cautious and anxious when meeting her, and he is hesitant about approaching new situations. However, over time he can be engaged in conversation and generally adjusts well if given the opportunity. Chess and Thomas would classify Granny Smith's grandson as what personality type? Student answered: d) reticent Correct answer: b) slow to warm up Question: Professor Perez is trying to figure out why John is consistently disruptive during her lectures. John not only laughs throughout the class but also points and throws unmentionable items up at the stage! Professor Perez finally decides that John has been inadvertently rewarded with attention for his rude behavior, and he expects to be rewarded for it in the future. With which theory of personality does her approach most closely resemble? Student answered: d) cognitive-social Correct answer: d) cognitive-social Question: Julie is introduced to her biological mother who abandoned her as an infant. As they shake hands Julie says, "It's nice to beat you." This Freudian slip is an example of information at the ___________ level being accidentally revealed. Student answered: d) unconscious Correct answer: d) unconscious Question: Which of the following statements best describes the relation between the trait...
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