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Chapter 2 Self-Esteem in Human Relations

Practice Test
      
  1.Kelly says to her friend, "Well, I may not be good at customer service, but I can usually figure out what's wrong with the computer when it crashes." Concerning her computer skills, Kelly probably feels:  
  a.   a high self-image.  
  b.   high self-efficacy.  
  c.   low self-esteem.  
  d.   a poor self-concept.  
      
  2.What pioneering psychologist believed that everything people do is to overcome a deep childhood feeling that they are not as good as they should be?  
  a.   Sigmund Freud  
  b.   Alfred Adler  
  c.   Abraham Maslow  
  d.   Carl Rogers  
      
  3."Feelings of confidence in one's ability to deal with problems as they happen" are known as:  
  a.   looking-glass self-esteem.  
  b.   self-worth.  
  c.   self-efficacy.  
  d.   overconfidence.  
      
  4.Self-concept and self-esteem are:  
  a.   exactly the same thing, because they stem from the same behavior.  
  b.   exactly the opposite, because one is intellectual and one is emotional.  
  c.   closely tied, because a good self-concept increases self-esteem.  
  d.   related to each other, because high self-esteem causes poor self-concept.  
      
  5.The textbook displays a drawing of geometrical figures that illustrate the four basic elements of the self-concept. Which of the following is NOT one of them?  
  a.   The real self  
  b.   The hidden self  
  c.   The looking-glass self  
  d.   The self-image  
      
  6.Carl Rogers taught that the ideal self comes from messages about what you should be like, which are received from:  
  a.   peers and friends from early childhood.  
  b.   parents.  
  c.   teachers and other grown-ups outside the family.  
  d.   the conscious mind.  
      
  7.Building a winning skill increases your:  
  a.   locus of control.  
  b.   self-acceptance.  
  c.   looking-glass self.  
  d.   self-respect.  
      
  8.According to psychologist Carl Rogers, when parents show children this attitude, the children are more likely to develop healthy self-esteem later in life:  
  a.   Favoritism  
  b.   Unselfishness  
  c.   Conditional positive regard  
  d.   Unconditional positive regard  
      
  9.The __________ is who you really are when no one else is around.  
  a.   real self  
  b.   ideal self  
  c.   looking-glass self  
  d.   imaginary self  
      
  10.Which of the following is the most correct and complete definition of self-esteem?  
  a.   The extent to which a person understands the reactions of others.  
  b.   The extent to which an individual believes himself or herself to be capable, sufficient, and worthy.  
  c.   The good feelings people have about themselves that contrast with the feelings others may have toward them.  
  d.   An absence of defensiveness in communication and the ability to be aggressive when the situation demands it.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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