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31) According to experts, most people are hired for their qualifications and fired for their ________.

A) physical limitations

B) lack of aptitude

C) nonperformance

D) psychological issues

E) cognitive abilities

32) House-Tree-Person and the Forer Structured Sentence Completion Test are examples of ________ tests.

A) achievement

B) intelligence

C) apperception

D) self-reported

E) projective

33) All of the following are examples of self-reported personality tests EXCEPT ________.

A) Guilford-Zimmerman Survey

B) Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

C) Make a Picture Story

D) Wonderlic Personal Characteristics Inventory

E) Sales Achievement Predictor

34) The Big Five personality dimensions include all of the following EXCEPT ________.

A) neuroticism

B) optimism

C) extroversion

D) conscientiousness

E) agreeableness

35) Which of the following personality dimensions represents a tendency to exhibit poor emotional adjustment and experience negative effects such as anxiety, insecurity, and hostility?

A) neuroticism

B) extroversion

C) conscientiousness

D) agreeableness

E) openness to experience

36) ________ represents a tendency to be sociable, assertive, and active.

A) Neuroticism

B) Extroversion

C) Conscientiousness

D) Agreeableness

E) Openness to experience

37) Mike Simmons has recently applied for a position with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Which personality trait most likely has the strongest correlation to Mike's success as a pharmaceutical sales representative?

A) neuroticism

B) extroversion

C) agreeableness

D) conscientiousness

E) openness to experience

38) Which personality characteristic refers to the disposition to be imaginative, nonconforming, and unconventional?

A) agreeableness

B) extroversion

C) conscientiousness

D) neuroticism

E) openness to experience

39) The tendency for one to be trusting, compliant, caring, and gentle is the personality dimension known as ________.

A) neuroticism

B) extroversion

C) conscientiousness

D) agreeableness

E) openness to experience

40) Which personality characteristic is comprised of both achievement and dependability?

A) neuroticism

B) extroversion

C) conscientiousness

D) agreeableness

E) openness to experience

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