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Chapter 3 Self-Awareness and Self-Disclosure

Practice Test
      
  1.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.  
      
  2.Self-disclosure may produce specific fears, such as:  
  a.   being rejected or belittled.  
  b.   wasting other people's time.  
  c.   fearing that others may want to self-disclose, too.  
  d.   fearing that your listening skills are not very good.  
      
  3.The Johari Window deals with:  
  a.   degrees of self-esteem.  
  b.   degrees of self-concept in terms of social and emotional growth.  
  c.   how much you do and how much you plan.  
  d.   how much you know about yourself and how much you show others.  
      
  4.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."  
      
  5.To __________ is to reject from the conscious mind.  
  a.   discuss  
  b.   depress  
  c.   repress  
  d.   unleash  
      
  6.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.  
      
  7.Which level of self-disclosure is the BEST for personal growth and genuine communication?  
  a.   Level Five: Cliché Conversation  
  b.   Level One: Peak Communication  
  c.   Level Three: Expressing Ideas and Judgments  
  d.   Level Two: Gut Level Communication  
      
  8.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  
      
  9.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.  
      
  10.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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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