Ch02 - Chapter 2Understanding Individual Differences...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2Understanding Individual Differences MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. In Learning from Experience: Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Group, Ltd., Bransons personal trademark is: a. command and control leadership b. outlandish publicity stunts c. sticking to one business d. focusing on the shareholders ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 35-36 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Creation of Value MSC: Recall 2. In Learning from Experience: Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Group, Ltd., Bransons concern when hiring is: a. industry-specific expertise b. communication and teamwork competencies c. task competencies d. high external locus of control ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 35-36 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Creation of Value MSC: Recall 3. Personality theory is a general theory of: a. individual differences b. behavior c. individuality d. motivation ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 36 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 4. Definitions of personality describe: a. what people have in common b. what sets people apart c. personality as stable d. all of these ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 5. The term ____ represents the overall profile or combination of stable characteristics that capture the unique nature of a person. a. Big Five b. personal structure c. personality d. individual differences ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 6. All of the following are generally accepted statements about personality except : a. No single definition of personality is accepted universally. b. Personality theory is a specific theory of behavior. c. Personality is a stable set of characteristics and tendencies that determine commonalities and differences in behavior. d. Personality represents personal characteristics that lead to consistent patterns of behavior. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: Difficult REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 7. All of the following are generally accepted statements about personality except : a. Personality theory is a general theory of behavior. b. The definition of personality is accepted universally. c. Personality represents personal characteristics that lead to consistent patterns of behavior. d. Personality combines a set of physical and mental characters that reflect how a person looks, thinks, acts, and feels. ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 8. With regard to personality development, the greatest changes tend to occur: a. in early childhood b. during the teenage years c. in early to mid-adulthood d. after the age of 50 ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: Difficult REF: p. 38 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 9. All of the following are considered to be among the major categories of sources of personality differences except : a. culture b. heredity c. gender d. family...
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Ch02 - Chapter 2Understanding Individual Differences...

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