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How Much Do You Actually Know About Personality? (Courtney)

Test your knowledge on how much you know about psychology through this short quiz.

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  1. What is Personality?

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    The psychological qualities that bring a consistency to an individual's thoughts and behaviors in different situations and at different times.
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    The psychological make up of a person's behavior.
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    A measure of how people treat others.
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    The way you treat others and how that effects the outside world.
  2. What is the Psychodynamic Theory?

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    Maslow's theory that centers around motivation, unconscious motives, and past experiences.
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    A theory that explains one's psychodynamic make-up and inner thoughts.
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    A theory about personality that explains why people do what they do.
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    Freud’s theory that calls attention to motivation, especially unconscious motives, and the influence of our past experiences.
  3. What does Psychoanalysis focus on?

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    How personality effects others' thoughts about yourself
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    How your personality is expressed through your actions
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    How the mind's energy is exchanged, transformed, and expressed
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    How your behavior is reflected through your actions.
  4. What are the three parts to the Personality Structure?

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    The Id, Psychoego, and Ego
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    The Ego, Superego, and Id
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    The Super-id, the psycho, and egocentric theory
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    The bottom, middle, and top
  5. In the Personality Structure, what is the Id?

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    The id is the unconscious part of your brain that drives our motives to do what we do
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    The id determines how you act towards others
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    The id is the top of the iceberg, and focuses on personalities.
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    The id is the primitive, unconscious reservoir that houses the basic motives, drives, and instinctive desires that determine our personalities
  6. In the Personality Structure, what is the Superego?

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    The superego is responsible for morals and values learned from your parents.
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    The superego is the part of the brain that controls your emotions.
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    The superego is responsible for morals and values learned from society.
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    The superego is the "police" and tells you what's right and what's wrong
  7. In the Personality Structure, what is the Ego?

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    A measure that determines how much you love yourself
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    The ego regulates conflict between the id and the superego
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    A measure that tells you how many desires you need to satisfy.
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    The ego must figure out a way to satisfy's one's needs, while still paying attention to values
  8. What is Ego Defense?

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    The unconscious part of the brain that controls anxiety
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    The largely unconscious mental strategy to reduce anxiety or conflict
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    The mental state you're in when anxious or confused
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    The mental strategy that reduces nervousness
  9. What is the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)?

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    A psychological test that people take to see how their mental state is doing- Their answers may be personal
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    A test where people make up scenarios based on pictures they see. The results show what they may be feeling inside.
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    A test people take to determine how their test results reflect on their personal life.
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    A test that people take to see how nice they are
  10. If someone has a high locus of control, they:

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    They rarely feel helpless, but don't know how to control their environments all the time
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    They don't know how to control their environments, but are always trying to find their fate
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    They try to determine their own fate
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    They know how to control their environments and almost never feel helpless
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