Multiple Choice Question Sociology: Human Behavior

MCQ on Human Behavior

In this post, we have listed 10 most important MCQs on Human Behavior. These MCQs were asked in a SWAYAM Assignment in the year 2021.

  1. The specific patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior that define an individual’s personal style of interaction is called

 a. Intelligence.

 b. Aura.

 c. Personality.

 d. Heritability.

Accepted Answer: personality.

2. Openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism refer to

 a. Personality inventory categories.

 b. Projective test categories.

 c. Factor analytic types.

 d. The Big Five personality characteristics.

Accepted Answer: The Big Five personality characteristics.

3. Questionnaires that resemble structured interviews that are composed to exemplify particular traits are called

 a. Personality inventories.

 b. Projective tests.

 c. Trait exams.

 d. Factor analysis tests.

Accepted Answer: personality inventories.

4. The concept that much of what we think and do is driven by unconscious processes is the basic premise of what theory?

 a. Humanist

 b. Psychoanalytic

 c. Behaviorist

 d. Eclectic

Accepted Answer: psychoanalytic

5. Our distinctive and characteristic patterns of thought, emotions, and behavior are collectively called

 a. Genotype.

 b. Traits.

 c. Cognition.

 d. Personality.

Accepted Answer: personality.

6. What do researchers mean when they describe the “Big Five” personality factors?

 a. The five major theories of personality

 b. The five major theorists in the field of personality research

 c. The five personality traits that may describe personality best

 d. The five personality types used to describe abnormal behavior

Accepted Answer: the five personality traits that may describe personality best

7. The MMPI was developed to

 a. Determine the effectiveness of the words we use to asses personality.

 b. Allow the subject to project their personality onto ambiguous situations.

 c. provide a pencil-and-paper version of a psychiatric interview.

 d. asses personality on the basis of two main personality factors.

Accepted Answer: provide a pencil-and-paper version of a psychiatric interview.

8. Psychological determinism is the doctrine that

 a. each person is free to determine his or her actions by internal processes.

 b. every Freudian slip is determined by sexual impulses.

 c. all thoughts, emotions, and actions have causes.

 d. choices made through free will sometimes appear to be predetermined.

Accepted Answer: all thoughts, emotions, and actions have causes.

9. According to Freud, what part of the personality continually strives to obtain pleasure and avoid pain?

 a. superego

 b. id

 c. ego

 d. ideal

Accepted Answer: id

10. The concept that gratification of impulses must be delayed until the situation is appropriate is central to the functioning of the _____.

 a. id

 b. superego

 c. libido

 d. ego

Accepted Answer: ego

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