Achievement Motivation Theory

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  • Created on: 28-03-16 14:02

1. Which is the correct equation?

  • Achievement motivation= intrinsic motivation- competitive anxiety
  • Achievement motivation= competitive anxiety- intrinsic motivation
  • Competitive anxiety- intrinsic motivation= achievement motivation
  • Intrinsic motivation- competitive anxiety= achievement motivation
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2. Who suggested that the term 'achievement' as it is used in the theory is too vague?

  • Bandura (1982)
  • Koivula (1995)
  • Nicholls et al (1984)
  • McClelland et al (1961)

3. Those who are low in intrinsic motivation and high in anxiety are likely to experience what?

  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Approach avoidance-conflict
  • A difficulty in competitive sport
  • Enjoyment in sport

4. The main problem of the McClelland model is that it cannot be used to what?

  • Predict successful performance
  • Provide athletes with motivation
  • explain why athletes respond differently

5. Whenever we enter a sporting situation we experience what?

  • Approach-avoidance conflict
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Desire to succeed
  • Competitive anxiety


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