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L2: Quiz - Trait Theory 
Submitted Oct 25
 Score for this quiz: 30 out of 30
Attempt 1

This quiz that consists of questions about the overview of the 5 theories of motivation as well as questions about Trait Theory. Know that all those questions stem from the readings. They are NOT verbatim, in order to necessitate students read for content (vs using the “find” key to do a word search). That’s why they were stated as open note/open book with no time allotment.

Question 1
10 / 10 pts
Match the theory category with the key concept that represents that theory.




Social Cognitive

Question 2
2 / 2 pts
Trait theorists are primarily interested in the measurement of traits, which can be defined as habitual patterns of behavior, thought, and emotion.

  • True
  • False

Question 3
2 / 2 pts
According to Big Five personality traits, "agreeableness "means appreciation for a variety of experiences.

  • True
  • False

Question 4
2 / 2 pts
Trait theorists believe that personality characteristics

  • are fairly consistent given different contexts.
  • are fairly consistent over time.
  • stay stable as a person grows older.
  • cannot be changed unless the person has a heightened awareness.
  • Some of the above

Question 5
2 / 2 pts
Big 5 is

  • a way to increase
  • the most widely-used list of categorized personality traits
  • over 5,000 identifiable personality traits

Question 6
10 / 10 pts
Match the Big 5 category with its defining characteristic






Emotionally Stable


Question 7
2 / 2 pts
Trait theory has some limitations because

  • Trait theory does not account for the uniqueness of different situations.
  • Trait theory makes claim that rewards are important for changes in behavior.
  • Trait theory accounts for the fact that we can learn new behaviors by observing others.

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