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Self Test on Knowledge Associated With Worldview Theme #18

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. A word that means more or less the same as stoic is 

1) pathetic    2) dispassionate    3) insecure

4) rational    5)  aggressive

2.  Someone unable to resist temptation may

1) be insecure    2) task oriented    3) be stoic

4) have impulse control disorder    5) be obsessive compulsive

3. The phrase I want that now! might be part of the definition or description of which of the terms below? 

1) instant gratification    2) envy    3) passion

4) asceticism        5) deliberation

4.   The definition of which of the following terms conceivably might include the phrase "mechanisms that set the brain's highest level goals"?

1) dreams           2) neural networks             3) neurotransmitters

4) intuitions           5) emotions

5. A word that is more or less the opposite of the word passion is

1) empathic    2) intuitive    3) rational

        4) apathy        5) meticulous   

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

1) introspective        2) stoic        3) apathetic

4) unmoved by emotional outbursts        5) intuitive

7.  Which of the following words best describes someone for whom the Passionately Impulsive worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview ?

1) spontaneous    2) aggressive    3) deliberate

4) self controlled         5) task oriented

8. Which of the following associations is wrong?

1)  strong emotions with survival value / fear, anger

2) emotional intelligence / different abilities make it up

3) stoicism / has things in common with Buddhism

4) alarm system in brain / prepares for "fight or flight"

5)  neurotransmitters / made up of axons, dendrites


9.  Which of the following characterizations is most strongly linked to someone for whom the Dispassionate worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview ?

1) "shoots from the hip"    2) "a live wire"      3) "measured"     

4)  "goes with the flow"       5)  "abrupt rather than introspective" 

10. Emotions typically involve communication / feedback between the brain and the body through the action of all of the following except 

1) neurons         2) pheromones    3) hormones    

4) neurotransmitters     5) brain chemicals 


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