Practice Quizzes

  1. What is ‘personality’? What is it made up of?

  2. What kind of personality do you have? What has influenced its development – is it your genes or how you have been brought up?

  3. Does your personality remain the same over time and in different situations, or does it change?

  4. Critically evaluate the evidence for the existence of the following: (i) a Type A personality; and (ii) a Type C personality.

  5. Why do psychologists seem to focus on the negative aspects of personality? What are the arguments for doing so? What are the arguments for focussing on the positive aspects of personality?