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Chapter 3 Self-Awareness and Self-Disclosure

Practice Test
      
  1.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.  
      
  2.To __________ is to reject from the conscious mind.  
  a.   discuss  
  b.   depress  
  c.   repress  
  d.   unleash  
      
  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 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  
      
  5.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.  
      
  6.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.  
      
  7.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.  
      
  8.The first step in facing your fear of self-disclosure is to:  
  a.   push it deeply away from you and promise to face it some other time.  
  b.   examine your exact fear.  
  c.   put on a brave face for others so that they do not know you are afraid.  
  d.   keep telling yourself that you are not afraid, so that you will calm down.  
      
  9.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  
      
  10.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  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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