This AP Psychology practice test covers personality. You will need to know the major personality theories and approaches along with assessment techniques, research methods, and cultural context. You can review these topics right now with our free AP Psychology Personality quiz questions.
Humanistic psychology has been most closely associated with an emphasis on the importance of what?
External locus of control
Who proposed that the mind is split up into three components consisting of the id, ego, and superego?
What is the defense mechanism where one reverts to childish behaviors?
Which of the following theorists would most likely agree with the statement: “Patients need to know that we accept their feelings and thoughts, no matter the choices they make.”?
A person with an external locus of control who gets an F in mathematics class is most likely to say:
“I wish I liked math more.”
“I knew I should have cheated.”
“If I would have studied harder, I bet I would have passed the class.”
“Next time I take a class like that, I’ll know how to do better on tests.”
“Teachers don’t like me, so I never pass classes like this.”
Which theory of personality emphasizes the value and importance of unconditional positive regard in relationships?
Dr. Foster wants to assess the extent to which a client is suffering from depression, delusions, and other symptoms of psychological disorders. Which personality assessment would be most helpful for this purpose?
Stanford Binet Test
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Thematic Apperception Test