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Chapter 2 Self-Esteem in Human Relations

Practice Test
      
  1.According to researchers, people with low self-esteem are more likely to experience:  
  a.   anxiety, depression, and irritability.  
  b.   insomnia and other physical problems.  
  c.   low work performance and low job satisfaction.  
  d.   all of the above.  
      
  2.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.  
      
  3.Building a winning skill increases your:  
  a.   locus of control.  
  b.   self-acceptance.  
  c.   looking-glass self.  
  d.   self-respect.  
      
  4.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  
      
  5.According to Carl Rogers, when your real self and ideal self are very far apart, you will feel:  
  a.   sleepy and unusually dazed.  
  b.   motivated and determined to bring them closer together.  
  c.   unhappy and depressed, with lowered self-esteem.  
  d.   neutral, because this discrepancy would have no effect on you.  
      
  6.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  
      
  7."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.  
      
  8.Your locus of control affects:  
  a.   how you interpret who or what is in charge of events in your life.  
  b.   the vision your parents will develop for your future.  
  c.   where in the world you will live during your career.  
  d.   how you will control giant grasshoppers in the garden.  
      
  9.Which of the following is an example of a positive affirmation?  
  a.   "I am going to lose 50 pounds."  
  b.   "I am going to lose 50 pounds by July of this year."  
  c.   "I am a thin person."  
  d.   "I am a blubberball, but that fact about me is going to change."  
      
  10.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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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