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PS380 Multicultural Psychology Exam 4&5 Answers (Ashworth College)

When asked why he wants

When asked why he wants to become a doctor, Tom says, "Because I've always liked biology and being a doctor will allow me to make a good salary to take care of a family." His answer is MOST consistent with which of the following theories of motivation? Question options: Drive reduction Incentive Hierarchy of needs Arousal Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 30 It has been observed that individuals from various regions have different taste preferences. For example, individuals from Vietnam eat dog meat, while most North Americans would consider doing so unacceptable. What does this reveal to psychologists about the relationship between culture and eating habits? Question options: The Vietnamese have a strange taste The visitors are disrespectful What is tasty and what is not is influenced by cultural practices People shouldn't try strange foods Question 0 / 2.5 points 31 A car-rental desk manager can derive a strong feeling of accomplishment for helping stranded motorists just as a nurse can feel pride when helping patients. What are the individuals experiencing? Question options: Intrinsic motivation Individualist-success motivation Social needs Self-actualization Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 32 Beverly has always been a straight A student even in college she constantly strives for excellence. What type of behavior is Beverly exhibiting? Question options: A fighter's mentality Need for achievement Extrinsic motivation Instinct Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 33 Julian often abuses his younger siblings. He has a strong desire to hurt his siblings and his friends daily. What is this a reflection of? Question options: Motivation Need Aggressive motivation Intrinsic motivation Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 34 The evolutionary approach to human motivation generally fails to explain the diversity of human motivation and overlooks the influence of what? Question options: Biological factors Individual choice and reason Age-related factors Gender-related factors Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 35 Today, in Western cultures, body thinness is a major aspect of the definition of:

Question options: affluence. attractiveness. being poor. being fit. Question 36 0 / 2.5 points Jimmy has a boring day at work and feels the need to go out and dance at a dance club, which motivational theory could account for his need to party? Question options: mouse error. Ment to click on the correct answer and clicked on wrong one accident. Drive reduction theory Incentive theory Male bonding Optimum arousal theory Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 37 What is the term for a relatively complex, inherited behavior pattern that is characteristic of a species? Question options: Instinct Drive Extrinsic motivation Intrinsic motivation Question 0 / 2.5 points 38 Most individuals have a tendency that might be phrased as the desire to become more and more what one is, to become everything that one is capable of becoming. What is this a reflection of? Question options: its not D either been thru other sites to confirm Progress Status quo Individual stability Self-actualization Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 39 Anorexia is a disorder that occurs in __________ countries. Question options: North American South American Western many Question 2.5 / 2.5 points 40 Ben dislikes math but he may work hard on a math equation because he wants the reward for completing it. In the case of Ben, the reward would be a good grade on an assignment or in the class. What is this an example of? Question options: Need Intrinsic motivation Drive Extrinsic motivation