PSYB30H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter Quiz: Kurt Lewin, Trait Theory, Sensation Seeking

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Chapter 2
Personality Traits: A Good Theory
Total Assessment Guide (T.A.G.)
Topic Question
Type Factual Conceptual Applied
Overview
pp. 22-24
Multiple
Choice
1, 2
Short
Answer
68
Essay
What Is a
Personality
Trait?
pp. 24-27
Multiple
Choice
3, 4, 5, 9, 11, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13 8, 14
Short
Answer
69, 70, 71, 72, 75 73, 74
Essay 87, 88
What Do We
Know About
Personality From
the Idiographic
Approach?
pp. 27-29
Multiple
Choice
15 16
Short
Answer
77 76
Essay 89
What Do We
Know About
Personality from
the Nomothetic
Approach?
pp. 29-32
Multiple
Choice
17, 18, 22, 23 19, 20, 24, 25 21
Short
Answer
79 78
Essay 90
The Great
Nomothetic
Search for
Universal
Principles of
Personality
pp. 32-44
Multiple
Choice
26, 30, 36, 41, 43, 46,
50, 54, 55, 56, 59, 60,
61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67
25, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33,
34, 35, 37, 39, 42, 45,
47, 48, 49, 51, 57, 58,
62
32, 38, 40,
44, 52, 53
Short
Answer
80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85,
86
Essay 91, 92, 93, 94
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Chapter 2: Personality Traits: A Good Theory
Multiple Choice
2.1.1. Complete the following quote from Kurt Lewin: “There is nothing so practical as a good ______.”
a. research project
b. applied degree
c. psychologist
d. theory
Difficulty: 2
Question ID: 2.1.1
Page Reference: 22
Topic: Overview
Skill: Factual
Answer: d: theory
2.1.2. Gosling, Ko, Mannarelli, and Morris reasoned that when people live in an environment they leave
behind behavioral _________________.
a. residue
b. hints
c. evidence
d. “finger prints”
Difficulty: 2
Question ID: 2.1.2
Page Reference: 22
Topic: Overview
Skill: Factual
Answer: a: residue
2.1.3. In the research on what can be learned about one’s personality from their living environment, all
of the following were descriptions used in the research EXCEPT
a. Anxious, easily upset.
b. Critical, quarrelsome.
c. Gentle, compassionate.
d. Disorganized, careless.
Difficulty: 2
Question ID: 2.1.3
Page Reference: 23
Topic: What is a Personality Trait?
Skill: Factual
Answer: c: Gentle, compassionate
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2.1.4. __________ describe(s) a person’s typical style of thinking, feeling, and acting in different kinds
of situations and at different times.
a. Personality
b. Traits
c. Ego
d. Habits
Difficulty: 2
Question ID: 2.1.4
Page Reference: 24
Topic: What is a Personality Trait?
Skill: Factual
Answer: b: Traits
2.1.5. Because traits cannot be directly measured in the same way that weight can researchers think of
traits as ______________ concepts.
a. hypothetical
b. illusory
c. statistical
d. experimental
Difficulty: 3
Question ID: 2.1.5
Page Reference: 24
Topic: What is a Personality Trait?
Skill: Factual
Answer: a: hypothetical
2.1.6. Some psychologists view traits as simple summaries of behavior, but others see them as much
more, even as __________________.
a. the essence of a person
b. ego syntonic
c. genetic motivations
d. causal properties
Difficulty: 3
Question ID: 2.1.6
Page Reference: 24-25
Topic: What is a Personality Trait?
Skill: Conceptual
Answer: d: causal properties
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