PSYC 3400 Lecture 6: 2020_abnormal_psychology(psy3400)-practice_test_chapter6

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Psychology of Adjustment
Chapter 6 Practice Test
Aggression in response to self-esteem threats is more likely to occur in people who are:
A. High in self-esteem
B. Low in self-esteem
C. Narcissistic
D. Self-defeating
Keisha is upset when a textbook is stolen, but she feels better after she hears that a
classmate's book bag, including her cell phone and wallet, was stolen. This is an example of:
A. The self-serving bias
B. Basking in reflected glory
C. Downward comparison
D. Self-handicapping
Low self-esteem is associated with:
A. happiness
B. High trust of others
C. Self-concept confusion
D. Recovering after failure experiences
Mismatches between one's actual and ought selves result in lower self- esteem and
A. Dejection-related feelings
B. Agitation-related feelings
C. Feelings of self-enhancement
D. No particular feelings
A person reared in a collectivist culture is likely to have a(n) ________ self-view, whereas a
person reared in an individualistic culture is likely to have a(n) _______ self-view.
A. self-discrepant; self-consistent
B. self-consistent; self-discrepant
C. Independent; interdependent
D. Interdependent; independent
The self-presentation strategy of ingratiation involves trying to make others:
A. Respect you
B. Fear you
C. Feel sorry for you
D. Like you
Which of the following is NOT a basic principle of self-perception?
A. People are "cognitive spenders"
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