Personality Puzzle Chapter 7 Review Questions

Personality Puzzle Chapter 7 Review Questions - CHAPTER 7...

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CHAPTER 7: Using Personality Traits to Understand Behavior (26 Questions) MULTIPLE CHOICE From a practical perspective, the central question about traits is a. how personality traits can be used to explain behavior. b. what the important consequences are of personality trait judgments. c. how personality traits combine to form our self-concept. d. whether different judges of the same person agree about the person’s traits. ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Page: 171 Steve is extremely deferential to his boss. He complies immediately with orders and never questions the decisions his boss makes. In his role as plant supervisor, Steve enjoys giving orders to the people he supervises and he gets very angry if they question those orders. Steve is probably a(n) a. low scorer on the California F scale. b. low self-monitor. c. authoritarian personality. d. Both a and c. ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Pages: 173–180 Adorno (1950) claimed that individuals who hold an internally consistent set of political beliefs that support institutions and the traditional social order while seeking to protect individual rights, property, and initiative are ________. In contrast, those who show obvious contradictions between their acceptance of various conventional and traditional values and who tend to be cynical and punitive are ________. a. conservatives; liberals b. fascists; authoritarians c. liberals; conservatives d. conservatives; pseudoconservatives ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Page: 175 TOP: The Single-Trait Approach: Authoritarianism Authoritarian people are ________ to people with a higher rank or status than their own but are ________ to people of a lower rank or status. a. submissive and respectful; disrespectful and contemptuous b. disrespectful and contemptuous; submissive and respectful c. conscientious and neurotic; agreeable and extraverted d. distrustful and irritable; talkative and socially poised ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Page: 178 TOP: The Single-Trait Approach: Authoritarianism The tendency to agree with statements regardless of the content of the statement is called an ________. a.
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 236 taught by Professor Settles during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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Personality Puzzle Chapter 7 Review Questions - CHAPTER 7...

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