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Chapter 4 Personality and Values

MULTIPLE CHOICE

Personality

1. Which of the following statements about personality is correct? a. Personality is always stable. b. Personality is a part of a person. c. Personality is an aggregate whole. d. Personality is for the most part comprised of traits that cannot be measured. e. Personality is the primary source of emotions in most people.
(c; Easy; Personality; p. 105)

2. Which of the following statements about the determinants of personality is true? a. Personality appears to have no determinants. b. Personality appears to be a result of external factors. c. Personality appears to be a result of mainly environmental factors.
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108-109) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

12. Which dimension of the Big Five model refers to an individual’s propensity to defer to others? a. conscientiousness b. agreeableness c. extraversion d. feeling e. emotional stability
(b; Moderate; Agreeableness; p. 108) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

13. Which dimension of the Big Five model is a measure of reliability? a. extraversion b. agreeableness c. conscientiousness d. feeling e. emotional stability
(c; Moderate; Conscientiousness; p. 108) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

14. A high score in which dimension of the Big Five model predicts good job performance for all occupational groups? a. extraversion b. agreeableness c. conscientiousness d. emotional stability e. openness to experience
(c; Moderate; Big Five Traits; p. 109)

15. What is the term used for the degree to which people like or dislike themselves? a. core self-evaluation b. authoritarianism c. locus of control d. Machiavellianism e. efficacy
(a; Easy; Core Self-Evaluation; p. 111)

16. Which of the following statements about people with positive core self-evaluations is true? a. They set goals which are easily obtainable. b. They do not attribute positive outcomes to their own actions. c. They are overconfident. d. They take responsibility less frequently. e. They tend to

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