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Chapter 5 Personal and Organizational Values

Practice Test
      
  1.Spraunger's Six Value Systems contains which of the following?  
  a.   The religious person  
  b.   The criminal person  
  c.   The meditative person  
  d.   The antisocial person  
      
  2.Graves' Seven Value Levels describe how values change over people's lives. Babies are on the first level of:  
  a.   social orientation--getting along with others and gaining their approval.  
  b.   achievement--thriving on competition and showing off status symbols.  
  c.   reaction--seeking to get needs fulfilled immediately.  
  d.   conformity--joining groups and in need of straightforward answers.  
      
  3.Personal values are formed:  
  a.   by your work experience.  
  b.   by your experiences with friends and family in later life.  
  c.   in early childhood.  
  d.   in young adulthood.  
      
  4.All of your values taken together are called your:  
  a.   corporate culture.  
  b.   value system.  
  c.   attitude.  
  d.   common values.  
      
  5.Which of the following is NOT an example of a terminal value?  
  a.   Family security  
  b.   Happiness  
  c.   A comfortable life  
  d.   Sadness  
      
  6.Integrity, which is an important part of values, is defined as "soundness of moral character," but it can also be thought of as:  
  a.   being willing to practice what you preach.  
  b.   being a religious person.  
  c.   having an ethical personality.  
  d.   believing that others are entitled to their own values if different from yours.  
      
  7.Which of the following is NOT one of Graves's Seven Value Levels?  
  a.   Existentialism  
  b.   Expressionism  
  c.   Conformity  
  d.   Tribalism  
      
  8.Personal values are formed:  
  a.   during early adulthood.  
  b.   during the teenage years.  
  c.   during early childhood.  
  d.   during the middle school years.  
      
  9.What is the main difference between attitudes and values?  
  a.   There is none; the two concepts are identical.  
  b.   Values have a hierarchy of importance, but attitudes do not.  
  c.   Attitudes have a hierarchy of importance, but values do not.  
  d.   Attitudes tend to be more long-term than values.  
      
  10.Personal values are first formed when people are:  
  a.   children.  
  b.   teens.  
  c.   young adults.  
  d.   middle-aged adults.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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