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1.
Jose isn’t sure how smart he is until his first grade teacher tells him that he is very bright. Jose later tells his parents, “I am a bright boy.” Jose developed a view of his intelligence through:
A) Indirect definition
B) Script
C) Reflected appraisal
D) Social comparison
2.
Jamie asks other students in her communication class how they did on a test. After checking with five classmates, Jamie realized she did better than any of them and she concludes she must be pretty smart. The process Jamie used was
A) Direct definition
B) Self-fulfilling prophecy
C) Script
D) Reflected appraisal
E) Social comparison
3.
If a teacher tells you that you are really bad at math and you fulfill their view by actually being bad in math, you are engaging in:
A) Reciprocal negativity
B) Selfless syndrome
C) Self-fulfilling prophecy
D) Reflected negativity
4.
Reflected surprising is when we see ourselves as others see us.
A) True
B) False
5.
Which of the following is supported by research related to how the self-concept develops?
A) Self concept does not exist at birth
B) Self concept is almost totally a product of social interaction
C) Children recognize 'self' as distinct from surroundings at about age six or seven months
D) All of the above are supported
E) None of the above are supported
6.
The Myth of Perfection describes
A) how self-esteem is affected by societal models that are unrealistically perfect.
B) how our self-concept is formed based on distorted feedback.
C) how social comparison theory isn't perfect in nature.
D) how we use identity management to appear more perfect than we are.
E) how no one comes from a perfect family.
7.
You can change your self-concept by having
A) realistic expectations
B) a realistic perception of yourself
C) the will to change
D) the skill to change
E) all of the above
8.
Significant others are those people
A) whose evaluations are especially influential to us
B) who were a negative force in our lives
C) whom we view as highly competent
D) with whom we spend a great deal of time
9.
Research shows that people are more critical of themselves when they are in a positive mood than when they are in a negative mood.
A) True
B) False
10.
One reason for negative evaluation of self in the U.S. is that the culture subscribes to the myth of perfection.
A) True
B) False
11.
A significant other is someone who has given us primarily positive reinforcement.
A) True
B) False
12.
Research shows that people with low self-esteem are inclined to seek out people who view them favorably.
A) True
B) False
Perceiving Others
13.
Shana buys a new Volkswagen Beetle. All of the sudden, she notices lots of the same car on the road and in parking lots. This phenomenon is an example of:
A) noise
B) selective perception
C) insular listening
D) biased perception
14.
When we engage in self-serving bias,
A) we tend to judge ourselves in the most generous terms possible
B) we tend to blame others’ problems on their personal qualities
C) we find explanations outside ourselves when we have problems
D) all of the above
15.
Perception involves all but which of the following?
A) Selection
B) Organization
C) Cognating Communication
D) Interpretation
16.
A form of organization (part of the perception process) used to identify causes and effects in interaction (who started it) is called
A) grammar
B) syntax
C) spelling
D) punctuation
17.
If you are going on a date with someone new and you have a great first impression of the person and then, because of this, only see the positive in them this is called the
A) stereotyping
B) halo effect
C) empathizing
D) ambiguity reduction
E) attributions
18.
Our emotional state has little relevance to how we view people and events.
A) True
B) False
19.
Age, physiology, and culture are factors that influence our perceptions.
A) True
B) False
20.
Match the interpretation of a rock with the person most likely to hold that interpretation.
A. What a unique mineral content!
B. Looks like the area that came from could contain gold.
C. This would really hurt if I hit someone with it
D. Someone could fall on this and get hurt.
Person feeling physically threatened
Store owner
Investor
Geologist
21.
Jake is embarrassed to find that the 'dumb blond' jokes he told in class were offensive to several of his classmates. Jake made the common perception mistake of
A) being influenced by the obvious
B) clinging to first impressions
C) assuming others are like us
D) incorporating the halo effect
22.
Which step of perception is involved when you wonder if the person who smiles at you across the room is interested in romance or just being polite?
A) selection
B) organization
C) interpretation
D) negotiation
23.
When others suffer, we often blame the problem on their personal qualities; when we're the victims, we find explanations outside ourselves.
A) True
B) False
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Here are my answers for comparison with your own:
1 Reflected appraisal
2 Social comparison
3 Self-fulfilling prophecy
4 false
5 All of the above are supported
6 how our self-concept is formed based on distorted feedback
7 all of the above
8 whose evaluations are especially influential to us
9 false
10 True
11 false
12 false
13 selective perception
14 we tend to judge ourselves in the most generous terms possible
15 Cognating Communication
16 punctuation
17 halo effect
18 false
19 true
20
Person feeling physically threatened This would really hurt if I hit someone with it
Store owner Someone could fall on this and get hurt.
Investor Looks like the area that came from could contain gold.
Geologist What a unique mineral content!
21 assuming others are like us
22 interpretation
23 True
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Match the interpretation of a rock with the person most likely to hold that interpretation.

A. What a unique mineral content!

B. Looks like the area that came from could contain gold.

C. This would really hurt if I hit someone with it

D. Someone could fall on this and get hurt.

ABCDPerson feeling physically threatened
ABCDStore owner
ABCDInvestor
ABCDGeologist
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