Psychology Multiple Choice Questions


1. The process of seeking out and interpreting siuations so as to attain a positive view of one's self is:

(a) self-encouragement (b) Self-indulgence (c) self-enhancement (d) self effacement

2. The self has been conceptualized as having two dimensions consisting of the knower (the "I") and the unknown (the instinct).

(a) True (b) False

3.I noticed that when my friend is successful at a task, she downplays her success, doesn't re-live the successful event in her mind, and does not stay in a positive emotional state for as long as I would expect. What is my friend's probable level of self-esteem?

a) Low b) Average c) high d) Impossible to determine.

4. My best friend made the winning shot on the basketball team, and everyone is going crazy over him. I feel very proud, almost as though the accomplishment were mine. What process does this story illustrate?

a) Ethinic identity b) Social reflection c) Social comparison

5. The frontal lobe of the brain is involved in?

a) coordination and balance (b) linguistic ability c)visual discrimination c) abstract thinking

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