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Self Test on Knowledge Associated With Worldview Theme #47

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. Bridge values involve 

1) broadening the scope of an issue         2) dividing people who might unite

3) finding a way to a technological fix      4) finding common ground

5)  identifying the worldview themes in conflict

2.  Which of the following associations is inappropriate?

1)  defencism / conditional pacifism

2) conscientious objector / refuses to bear arms

3) non-violence/ moral philosophy, not practical strategy

4) non-aggression principle / no first use

5) pacificism / some wars needed for peace

3. All of the following most typically might be behind why a person's attitude changes except

1) learning              2) fear              3) reasoned persuasion

4) an emotional appeal                    5) cognitive dissonance

4.   Which of the following descriptions is most notably linked to how the opposing sides in an intractable conflict feel about each other?

1) apathetic towards          2) suspicious of                  3) tense

4) understand their position, but disagree with it        5) threatened by

5. The phrase “effort to mediate a situation or disagreement characterized by tension, antagonism, and sides whose differences seem irreconcilable” might be part of the description of which of the terms below? 

1) values articulation        2) values clarification         3) diplomacy        

4) conflict resolution            5) conflict management 

6.  Someone for whom The Attitudinal Fix Mentality worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview  might conceivably hold all of the following beliefs except 

1) in what education can do              2) in the power of diplomacy

3) in the noble savage view of human nature        4) in ethnocentrism

5) in helping others to be good empathic listeners  

7.  Which of the following would someone who embraces The Attitudinal Fix Mentality  worldview theme make more use of than someone who embraces The Technological Fix Mentality worldview theme in problem solving ?

1) engineers        2)  high tech solutions        3) university trained experts

4) identifying tradeoffs     5) existing social infrastructure and institutions

8. For someone for whom the Pacifism worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview, the part of the famous "problem of evil" that particularly concerns them is

1) not wanting to suffer the consequences if evil is not countered

2) whether evil acts should be met with evil acts         

3) why an all powerful God seems powerless to stop evil acts

4) why an all knowing God seems ignorant of plans to commit evil acts

5) none of the above

9.  A belief that you would not expect someone for whom the Pacifism worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview to hold would be belief in or being sympathetic to which of the following?

 1) valuing karma              2) believing that good can come from evil

3) valuing humility             4) a noble savage view of human nature

5)  believing in non-violence

10.  Stroking might be expected to be part of

1) humanistic interpersonal communication

2) behavioristic interpersonal communication

3) the TIT for TAT strategy

4) non-verbal communication

5) appropriate technology


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