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Chapter 4 Personality and Values MULTIPLE CHOICE Personality 1. Which of the following statements about personality is correct? a. Personality is always stable. b. Personality is a part of a person. c. Personality is an aggregate whole. d. Personality is for the most part comprised of traits that cannot be measured. e. Personality is the primary source of emotions in most people. (c; Easy; Personality; p. 105) 2. Which of the following statements about the determinants of personality is true? a. Personality appears to have no determinants. b. Personality appears to be a result of external factors. c. Personality appears to be a result of mainly environmental factors.…show more content…
a. authoritarianism b. Machiavellianism c. Type A personality d. risk-taking e. Narcissism (b; Easy; Machiavellianism; p. 112) {AACSB: Analytic Skills} 18. Which of the following would be the statement most likely made by an individual high in Machiavellianism? a. “It does not matter so much whether I am right or wrong, as long as I am the center of attention.” b. “I do what I think needs to be done. I don’t need someone else to tell me what is right.” c. “I’ll do whatever I have to do to get ahead.” d. ”I’ll put it all on the line if I have to; you’ve got to play big to win big.” e. “I move fast; if you get in my way I’ll run you down.” (c; Challenging; Machiavellianism; p. 112) {AACSB: Analytic Skills} 19. A high Mach would be most suited for which of the following positions? a. a manager who leads a team of geographically distant consultants b. a human resources manager who ensures staff firings do not place the company in legal jeopardy c. an ombudsman who investigates consumer complaints and mediates their outcome d. an auditor who checks that all company accounts are kept properly e. a real estate broker negotiating in the lease of large amounts of office space (e; Moderate; Machiavellianism; p. 112) {AACSB: Analytic Skills} 20. During

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