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1. Which one of the following is definitely an example of trait anxiety? A. Zack did not pass the last math test, but he has done well on previous math tests. B. Tommy becomes nauseous every time he takes a test. C. Jan runs faster than usual when she is chased by a pit bull across school grounds. D. Joe draws a blank the first time he reads an essay question. 2. Which one of the following best describes the concept of self-worth as a factor in motivation? A. Students are always comparing their own performance to that of the adults around them. B. In early adolescence, students believe that they are invulnerable to the typical dangers of life. C. In the high school years especially, most students greatly underestimate their ability levels. D. Students like to believe that they are competent individuals. 3. If we were to summarize what we know about student motivation, we would be most likely to say that: A. Students learn and perform best when strong emotions are kept at bay. B. Students are more likely to be motivated in the classroom when they know they can succeed at classroom tasks. C. Students' needs for affiliation and academic achievement are mutually incompatible; when they are striving to meet one of these needs, they will have difficulty meeting the other. D. Students are most likely to do well in the classroom when they know that their teacher's affection and respect depend on their level of achievement. 4. Which one of the following students is displaying intrinsic motivation? A. Annette loves to play the viola and so practices for at least an hour every day. B. Bob works hard in his classes because his parents have promised to buy him a car if he gets at least a 3.5 grade-point-average this year. C.
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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