Emotions And Moods

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Question 1
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Which of the following is a generic term that covers a broad range of feelings that people experience?

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A

affect

B

knowledge

C

insight

D

attention

E

cognition

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Question 2
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Which of the following is a characteristic of emotions?

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A

Emotions are short-lived feeling experiences.

B

Emotions last for a longer time period than moods.

C

Emotions are never action-oriented in nature.

D

Emotions lack a contextual stimulus.

E

Emotions involve less intense feelings than moods.

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Question 3
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Which of the following terms best describes an intense, discrete and short-lived feeling experiences that are often caused by a specific event?

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perception

B

cognition

C

mood

D

reasoning

E

emotion

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Question 4
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Anna Madison works as a receptionist at a fashion magazine. One morning, her boss walks into the office and yells at her, telling her that the front office is a mess and she needs to clean it immediately. After her boss leaves the room, Madison goes to the front office and violently slams trash into the bin. Which of the following best describes Madison's anger?

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a recognition

B

an insight

C

a mood

D

an emotion

E

a perception

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Question 5
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________ refers to feelings that tend to be less intense than emotions and that lack a contextual stimulus.

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A

Affect

B

Cognition

C

Mood

D

Thought

E

Reaction

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Question 6
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Robert Springer woke up in the morning and felt a sense of joy and peace as he got ready for work. At work, though challenges came his way, he tackled them without getting stressed about them. This feeling lasted for several days that week. What is one of the reasons that Springer's feeling can be categorized as a mood and not as an emotion?

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A
It is more intense than emotions.
B
It is brought about by a specific event.
C
It is prolonged in nature.
D
It is a positive feeling.
E
It is indicated by a facial expression.
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Question 7
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When Ariana Winter is told that her dog has been killed by a car, she feels deeply saddened. Her feelings are then overcome by a surge of anger at the car driver. However, minutes later, she is able to laugh and talk about the good memories spent with her pet. What is one of the reasons that Winter's reaction can be categorized as an emotion?

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A
Its cause is general and ambiguous.
B
It lasted for a brief time period.
C
It is not action-oriented.
D
It is a negative feeling.
E
It is cognitive in nature.
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Question 8
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Which of the following statements is most likely to be true regarding moods?

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A
Moods are always brought about by a specific event.
B
Moods last for a very short period of time, such as a few seconds.
C
As compared to emotions, moods are more likely to be clearly revealed by facial expressions.
D
Moods are more fleeting than emotions.
E
Moods are cognitive in nature.
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Question 9
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Katherine Connor started her day with a cup of coffee while reading the newspaper. However, something about the day makes her feel low. When she reaches the office, she feels upset and distracted from work although she cannot pinpoint a reason for feeling this way. She continues to feel upset and distracted through the rest of the day. Which of the following is she most likely to be experiencing?

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A
a response
B
a reaction
C
a counteraction
D
an attitude
E
a mood
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Question 10
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Erin Corbett works at a software company and is in charge of the help desk. A short while ago, she received a call from a discontented customer about a problem he is facing due to the company's software. Though she tried to help the customer with the software, he refused to listen to her. He continued yelling at her and finally banged the phone down. Corbett feels exasperated after hanging up the phone and goes for a cup of coffee to calm herself down. What makes Corbett's anger an emotion, rather than a mood?

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A
The cause of her behavior is unclear.
B
The feeling of being angry is prolonged.
C
The anger has a contextual stimulus.
D
The response is void of action.
E
The response is cognitive in nature.
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Question 11
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Alana Gore works as a campaign manager at a nonprofit organization in Manhattan. She was recently asked by her supervisor to give a presentation on the progress of the ongoing climate campaign. However, throughout the presentation, her colleague Kelly Simmons interrupts her by asking irrelevant questions. In addition, she tries to insult her by constantly criticizing key findings and objectives achieved. Though Gore initially tried to be patient, she eventually loses her cool and retorts back, asking her to keep her questions and clarifications for the end of the presentation. Which of the following is a reason why Gore's reaction can be categorized as an emotion instead of a mood?

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A
Its cause is general and ambiguous.
B
It is not action-oriented.
C
It incorporates both positive and negative dimensions of affect.
D
It is less cognitive in nature than moods.
E
It is caused by a specific event.
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Question 12
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________ are cognitive in nature, have an unclear, general cause, and last for several hours or days.

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Emotions
B
Feelings
C
Perceptions
D
Moods
E
Reactions
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Question 13
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________ are caused by a specific event, are very brief, and are accompanied by distinct facial expressions.

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A
Emotions
B
Perceptions
C
Attitudes
D
Moods
E
Reactions
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Question 14
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Which of the following is not true regarding positive and negative emotions in different cultures?

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A
In Japan, people embrace negative emotions.
B
Compared to Russia, people in Mexico emphasize positive emotions and expressions.
C
The Chinese consider negative emotions as potentially more useful than do people in the United States.
D
Compared to people in the United States, Chinese are more likely to believe negative emotions are constructive.
E
In Brazil, people embrace negative emotions and expressions.
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Question 15
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Which of the following is not an example of moral emotions?

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A
sympathy for the suffering of others
B
contempt for those who behave ethically
C
guilt about our own immoral behavior
D
anger about injustice done to others
E
disgust at violations of moral norms
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Question 16
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Which of the following is one of the five essentially universal emotions agreed on by a majority of researchers?

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A
anger
B
shame
C
apathy
D
indifference
E
distress
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Question 17
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________ is a pure marker of low negative affect.

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Bored
B
Nervous
C
Content
D
Relaxed
E
Serene
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Question 18
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________ is a pure marker of high positive affect.

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Content
B
Excited
C
Fatigued
D
Bored
E
Relaxed
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Question 19
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________ is a pure marker of low positive affect.

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Stressed
B
Relaxed
C
Bored
D
Nervous
E
Alert
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Question 20
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Which of the following mood dimensions is a pure marker of high negative affect?

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depression
B
relaxation
C
fatigue
D
boredom
E
nervousness
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