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Self Test on Knowledge Associated With Worldview Theme #15

Respond to each of the 10 multiple choice questions below by typing the number 1 to 5 of the answer you wish to select in the response box. When finished, click "process your responses".

1. An authoritarian personality is someone who  

1)  meekly accepts authority    2) wants to dominate others   

3) claims to be an authority    4) has a problem accepting authority 

5)  is highly charismatic  

2.  Which of the following associations is wrong?

1) Julian Jaynes /  origin of consciousness theory 

2) conversion / gradual change   3) ego death theory / use of visionary plants   

4) conscience / "God's voice" 

5) charisma / personal  magic or individual's power

3. The phrases “inability to introspect, hears voices just as some schizophrenics do today ” and "lacking modern consciousness" might be part of the definition of which of the terms below? 

1) hypnosis    2) brainwashing    3) automatism

4) bicameral mentality    5) cult

4. The  phrase "automatic response to environmental stimuli"  might be part of the definition of

1) conversion    2) cognition     3) unconscious behavior    

4) wishful thinking                    5) ego death theory 

5. The phrase “disseminated in effort to influence what individuals believe or want” might be part of the definition of which of the terms below? 

1) brainwashing    2) peer pressure     3) introspection

4) propaganda    5)  superstition

6.   All of the following words might be used to describe someone for whom the Collective Cognitive Imperative worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview except which ? 

1) tunnel vision          2) trancelike behavior              3) highly suggestible

4) strong, left brain dominant personality      5) incapable of analytical thinking

7.  Someone for whom the Collective Cognitive Imperative worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview typically succumbs to  _________.

1) the careful analysis of others    2) well reasoned arguments

3) physical intimidation                 4) what financial expediency dictates 

5) the authority behind a culturally agreed on expectancy

8. Someone for whom the Collective Cognitive Imperative worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview might be susceptible to all of the following except which?

 1) pseudoscience    2) pushers / advertising    3) peer pressure

4) superstition         5) rationalism

9.  One definition of this difficult to define term is  "non-algorithmic, judgment-forming ability".   The term being referred to is

 1) consciousness    2) religion     3) propaganda

4) authoritarian personality         5) conscience 

10.  All of the following in some way involve lacking independence and accepting the beliefs, authority, or commands of a person or group  except which one

1) following a charismatic leader    2) being brainwashed    3) being hypnotized

4) giving into peer pressure    5) none of the above -- there is no exception

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       Your Score on the Self Test = correct out of 10 possible

      

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