The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank - Hadad

The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank – Hadad

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The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank – Hadad
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Year Published: 2012
Authors: Hadad
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The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank – Hadad

 

The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank – Hadad

 

 

Chapter 4

The Satisfying Life from the Perspective of

Indigenous People

 

 

 

Multiple Choice

 

MC 4-1.  The belief system of The People is:

  1. Fluid and always relevant to the times
  2. Unchanging and applicable only to the old days
  3. Re-created by every group of people based on wide differences of opinion
  4. Mainly lost since the traditions were never written down

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 83

 

 

MC 4-2.  The People view change as:

  1. A negative part of life that they must cope with
  2. A blessing given by the Spirit world
  3. An inevitable part of all existence
  4. A part of certain elements of the environment

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 83

 

 

MC 4-3.   In the world as an ecosystem, The People view human beings as:

  1. The appointed rulers of the earth
  2. Dependent on the good will of the spirit world to survive
  3. No more or less important than any other element of the universe
  4. Responsible for the creation of the Great Spirit

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 84

 

 

MC 4-4.  To the People, relationships:

  1. Refer to connections to only animate elements of the universe
  2. Are blessings given by the Spirit world
  3. Are carefully guarded because most of the ecosystem is hostile
  4. Provide one’s place and purpose in life

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 85

 

 

MC 4-5.  In the languages of The People:

  1. There is no single word for “religion” since religion is part of all facets of life
  2. There are several words to mean “truth” since the concept of universal truth is so

important

  1. There are very few words because there is a belief that pictures and music convey

messages more accurately

  1. There are no words for any emotion because emotion must not be discussed

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 86

 

 

MC 4-6.  In the traditional Peoples’ thinking, life is understood by:

  1. Where events happened
  2. When events happened
  3. Who participated in events
  4. How events happened

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 87

 

 

MC 4-7.  One goal of the healing circle in The People’s justice is:

  1. To find out why the perpetrator of a crime acted as he/she did
  2. To isolate the perpetrator of a crime from others whom he/she might harm
  3. To seek guidance of the spirit world to determine the criminal’s punishment
  4. To ensure that the victim’s identity is kept anonymous

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 89

 

 

MC 4-8.  Which of the following would be most important to The People?

  1. Responsibility
  2. Truth
  3. Balance
  4. Rights

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 89

 

 

MC 4-9.  Alicia is in control of her emotions and is reaching into herself through meditation to

connect with her spiritual essence.  According to the Medicine Wheel, Alicia is in:

  1. The east
  2. The west
  3. The north
  4. The south

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Applied

Pg. 91

 

 

MC 4-10.  In the east of the Medicine Wheel, we learn:

  1. To love other people
  2. To meditate and pray
  3. To appreciate the here and now
  4. To control emotions

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 91

 

 

MC 4-11.  One of the principles of the Sacred Tree is that:

  1. Change occurs in random ways
  2. The physical world and the spiritual world are governed by the same laws
  3. We need to patiently wait for our potential to unfold
  4. The only failure possible is failure to follow the teachings of the Sacred Tree

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 94

 

 

MC 4-12.  Part of the code of ethics derived from the teachings of the Sacred Tree is that:

  1. After we have done a good deed, we must forget about it
  2. We must give full credit and a leadership position to the person who has a good

idea in a group

  1. We have an obligation to find out what is troubling other people and to help them
  2. If we have a guest, the guest must be given the best we have, even if this

inconveniences us

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 95

 

 

MC 4-13.  The People’s view of growth and success implies:

  1. A maximal gain to the individual
  2. A loss of personal identity
  3. Finding the meaning of life
  4. A cosmic gain to the entire universe

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 97

 

 

MC 4-14.  Who would The People be most likely to regard as “successful”?

  1. John, who has a post-graduate degree in biochemistry and works for the military
  2. Pierre, who works with an organization dedicated to ecological preservation
  3. Martin, who has little education, but has amassed a fortune in the stock market
  4. Alain, who is a renowned artist

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Applied

Pg. 97

 

 

MC 4-15.  To Australian Indigenes, the Dreaming is:

  1. The trance that shamans go into
  2. Night sleeps that contain meaningful message visions
  3. The story of the creation of the world
  4. A potion-induced vision quest

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Applied

Pg. 98

 

 

MC 4-16.  In Australian Indigene belief:

  1. Time stands still when one is performing rituals
  2. The past and the present co-exist
  3. The past can influence the present, but the present cannot influence the past
  4. The future is the only real concern

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 99

 

 

MC 4-17.  Australian Indigene beliefs say that rituals may be important to:

  1. Enter into the ongoing reality of the Dreaming
  2. Prevent the future from being disastrous
  3. Change the past so that the present may be changed
  4. Separate past, present and future

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 99

 

 

MC 4-18.  In Australian Indigene belief, everything in a geographical area:

  1. Belongs exclusively to one group of people
  2. Is ruled by one leader
  3. Worships the land itself
  4. Has spiritual similarity to all other elements in the area

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 100

 

 

MC 4-19.  The primary duty of the Australian Indigene is to:

  1. Preserve the order of time
  2. Replenish and balance the life-energy of the land
  3. Save the old legends for future generations
  4. Maintain relationships with both related and non-related people

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 100

 

 

MC 4-20.  For the Australian Indigene, the self is:

  1. Separate from the body
  2. Fixed and changeless
  3. Part of all other elements of the earth
  4. The sense of individual identity and uniqueness

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 101

 

 

MC 4-21.  In the traditional African worldview:

  1. Life is about participation
  2. Time passes in a non-linear fashion
  3. The unseen world is a source of fear to the seen world
  4. Individualism is of primary importance

 

Answer:  a

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 102

 

 

MC 4-22.  Neville avoids relationships and lives a solitary life. In the traditional African worldview, Neville is:

  1. Exercising his own right to individuality
  2. In danger of diminishing his own soul
  3. Helping to preserve the balance between socializing and aloneness
  4. Maintaining a needed objectivity in life

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Applied

Pg. 103

 

 

MC 4-23.  According to African tradition, the Supreme Creator:

  1. Is the creator of the good, but not the bad lesser deities
  2. Cannot be petitioned by the people but only by the lesser deities
  3. Is generally uninvolved with day-to-day life of mankind
  4. Must be worshipped in order to maintain the balance of the universe

 

Answer:  c

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 103

 

 

MC 4-24.  In African tradition, the ancestors:

  1. Are worshipped but not always prayed to.
  2. Discourage younger people from participating in rituals
  3. Are in direct communication with the Dreaming
  4. May intercede for mankind by petitioning the Divine

 

Answer:  d

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 104

 

 

MC 4-25. The traditional African perspective is that:

  1. Independence of thought is an asset
  2. Adherence to tradition is critical
  3. Planning for decades into the future is important
  4. Being late for an event is worse than not attending at all

 

Answer:  b

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 105

 

 

 

True/False

 

TF 4-1.  The People believe that change is a normal and expected part of life.

 

Answer:  True

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 83

 

 

TF 4-2.  To the People, the human being is the most important element of the ecosystem.

 

Answer:  False

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 84

 

 

TF 4-3.  To the People, all behaviour expresses spirituality.

 

Answer:  True

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 87

 

 

TF 4-4.  The People believe that for the most part their lives are controlled by destiny.

 

Answer:  False

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 88

 

 

TF 4-5.  In the east of the Medicine Wheel, we learn to control our passions.

 

Answer:  False

Skill Level:  Applied

Pg. 91

 

 

TF 4-6.  According to the principles of the Sacred Tree, people may develop new qualities although it might be a struggle.

 

Answer:  True

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 93

 

 

TF 4-7.  One principle of the Sacred Tree states that in a group, the individual who presents an idea must be given full credit as its originator.

 

Answer:  False

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 95

 

 

TF 4-8.  For the Australian Indigene, the self is part of all other elements of the earth.

 

Answer:  True

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 101

 

 

TF 4-9.  In the traditional African worldview, “evil” is defined as bringing discord to the group.

 

Answer:  True

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 103

 

 

TF 4-10.  In the traditional African worldview, specific rituals may be changed to fit the geographical location.

 

Answer:  False

Skill Level:  Concept

Pg. 104

 

 

 

Short Answer

SA 4-1.  Of what importance are relationships to the People?

 

SA 4-2.  Describe the goals of the healing circle in native justice.

 

SA 4-3.  What happens in the west of the Medicine Wheel?

 

SA 4-4.  Why do Australian Indigenes feel a special connection with their local geographical community?

 

SA 4-5.  How does the traditional African worldview regard relationships?

 

 

Essay

 

E 4-1.  Describe some of the guidelines for living a good life as given by the Sacred Tree.

 

E 4-2.  Compare and contrast the Australian Indigene and the traditional African view of time.

The Satisfying Life: Positive Psychology and Personal Growth 1st Edition Test Bank – Hadad

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