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Chapter 3 Self-Awareness and Self-Disclosure

Practice Test
  1.When people do NOT self-disclose, they risk:  
  a.   losing relationships with other people.  
  b.   building up a surplus of time and energy.  
  c.   having others around them learn too much too soon.  
  d.   learning too much about themselves.  
  2.Which of the following is NOT one of the "panes" of the Johari Window?  
  a.   The open pane  
  b.   The benevolent pane  
  c.   The hidden pane  
  d.   The unknown pane  
  3.Self-awareness means:  
  a.   having no blind spots.  
  b.   the ability to see yourself realistically, without much difference between how you are and how others see you.  
  c.   being aware of both your strong and weak points in comparison to others.  
  d.   the ability to find exactly where you are on any map.  
  4.Which statement below is true regarding self-disclosure?  
  a.   People disclose more readily to members of the opposite sex than to their own sex.  
  b.   Socio-economic position is not important in how much self-disclosure is appropriate.  
  c.   Certain nonverbal messages from the listener may tell you that self-disclosure is not welcome in a particurlar situation.  
  d.   International differences can tell you how much to self-disclose, but the U.S. holds consistent norms for self-disclosure.  
  5.Self-awareness can be thought of as:  
  a.   developing a better looking-glass self.  
  b.   developing better human relations skills.  
  c.   opening up to others and telling your true thoughs.  
  d.   becoming aware of skills you didn't know you had.  
  6.Which of the following are occurrences that result from a failure to self-disclose?  
  a.   Loss of relationships with others  
  b.   Growth of self-esteem  
  c.   Loss of primary income source  
  d.   Gender ambiguity  
  7.Powell says people don't often communicate on the __________ level, but when they do, the memories can help sustain them during other times.  
  a.   gut  
  b.   expressing ideas  
  c.   reporting facts  
  d.   peak  
  8.The most effective level of communication in order to improve human relations is:  
  a.   expressing ideas and judgments.  
  b.   cliché conversation.  
  c.   reporting facts about others.  
  d.   expressing feelings and emotions on the gut level.  
  9.According to Dale Carnegie, a successful plan for getting beyond fear includes:  
  a.   becoming self-aware.  
  b.   peak communication  
  c.   preparing to handle the worst possible scenario.  
  d.   "just do it."  
  10.To __________ is to reject from the conscious mind.  
  a.   discuss  
  b.   depress  
  c.   repress  
  d.   unleash  







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