Test Bank for Personality Psychology Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature 5th Edition by Larsen Download

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    2-1 Test Bank for Personality Psychology Domains of Knowledge about Human Nature 5th Edition by Larsen Chapter 02 Personality Assessment, Measurement, and Research Design Multiple Choice Questions   1. What a person tells you about his or her attitudes would be considered A.  S-data. B.   O-data. C.   T-data. D.   L-data. 2. What a person's friend tells you about that person would be considered A. S-data. B.   O-data. C.   T-data. D.   L-data. 3. How a person performs on an intelligence test would be considered A. S-data. B.   O-data. C.   T-data. D.   L-data. 4. A person's police record would be considered A. S-data. B.   O-data. C.   T-data. D.   L-data.    2-2 5. Which type of data is most commonly used to measure personality? A.   S-data B.   O-data C.   T-data D.   L-data 6. I conduct a study of safe drivers for a major insurance company and collect data from a sample of 1,000 drivers and examine their driving records over a 10-year period. This study is using A.   life-outcome data. B.   observer-report data. C.   test-report data. D.   self-report data. 7. Of the different ways to collect self-report data, which is most common? A.   Interviews B.   Periodic reports C.   Questionnaires D.   Experience sampling 8. Which of the following is the best reason for collecting self-report data? A.  Individuals have access to a wealth of information about themselves. B.   Observer bias is very difficult to remove from the data. C.   The desire to portray oneself in a positive light is very prevalent. D.   There is an almost total lack of bias in self-report data. 9. You are asked to describe Dr. Larsen's personality on a questionnaire. This is an example of A.  observer data. B.   student data. C.   subordinate data. D.   omniscient data.    2-3 10. Which of the following is an example of an unstructured questionnaire? A.   True/False B.   Forced choice C.   Open-ended D.   Rorschach test 11. The Twenty Statements Test (i.e., the Who am I? test) is an example of a/an A. structured questionnaire. B.   unstructured questionnaire. C.    projective test. D.    bias-free test. 12. In the Twenty Statements Test (i.e., the Who am I? test), which of the following is important to the scoring? A.   The order and syntax of the statements B.   The context and structure of the statements C.   The order and content of the statements D.   The complexity and syntax of the statements 13. Which of the following has been noted as a potential problem with the Twenty Statements Test, i.e., the Who am I? test? A.   It can be biased by intelligence differences in participants. B.   It can show biases due to the gender of the participants. C.   It can show biases due to the participants' cultural differences. D.   It can show differences between people in adjusted and unadjusted marriages. 14. Personality scales are usually made up of A. one rating on a Likert scale. B.   the sum of a few individual ratings. C.   open-ended questions. D.    projective ratings of personality. 15. Which of the following is NOT a weakness of self-report data? A. People may intentionally lie about themselves.    2-4 B.   People may not know how to answer questions accurately. C.   Self-report data is especially difficult to collect. D.   People may intentionally distort reports on unusual experiences. 16. One strength of experience-sampling data is that A.   one is able to detect rhythms over time in behavior or feelings. B.   it is easier to collect than other self-report data. C.   it is a completely objective form of self-report data. D.   it is free of biases associated with other self-report data. 17. In order to collect experience sampling data, a researcher might A. manipulate participants' experiences in the lab. B.   ask participants to fill out the same questionnaire many times. C.   record participants' physiological reactions in the lab. D.   conduct a telephone survey. 18. Dr. Larsen conducts a study in which participants are given pagers. Every time the  participants are paged they complete a short questionnaire. Participants are paged three times for eight days. This type of research is called A. experiential research. B.   experience sampling. C.   life sampling. D.   observer query. 19. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of observer-report data? A. It provides another point of view to self-report data. B.   Many observers' data can be combined. C.   Observers have unique access to information about a person. D.   Observers can best capture the subjective experience of person being measured. 20. Usually, combining the data from many observers is A.   more confusing and less precise than using data from a single observer. B.   more valid and reliable than the data from a single observer. C.   less reliable and valid than the data from a single clinical psychologist. D.   more reliable and valid than using single measures of personality.
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