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13. For Allport, evidence for the existence of a trait wasa)consistency in behavior.b)physiological data.c)identical behavior in various situations.d)reliability of observations.Ans: a
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14. According to Allport, a trait could be defined in terms of
15. According to Allport, people generally describe others in terms of
16. According to Allport, a trait
17. According to Allport, the concept of trait expressesa)a range of possible behavior.b)a specific response in a specific situation.c)the uniqueness of personality.d)the stability of personality over the course of a life-time.Ans: a
18. According to Allport, situation characteristics
19. According to Allport, to account for behavior one had to consider
20. Allport's emphasis on the individual is seen in his support for
21. The concept of idiographic research suggests thata)individuals cannot be studied.b)good ideas form the basis for good research.c)computers are useful in predicting behavior.d)none of the above.Ans: d
22. Which of the following would support the utility of idiographic research?
23. Allport is noteworthy in suggesting that people
24. Traits are similar to
25. Behaviors that appear to be similar but do not actually vary together are known asa)surface traits.b)source traits.c)temperament traits.d)factors.Ans: a
26. According to Cattell, which traits represent the building blocks of personality?
27. Traits are to superfactors as

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