Other questions in this quiz

2. What does optimism encourage?

  • Positive coping strategies in the face of negative events
  • Gives hope for a positive future
  • All four answers
  • Reinterpretation of negative events in positive light
  • Facing challenges to improve life (or survive)

3. Why is optimism adaptive?

  • All three answers
  • 'Never know unless you try'
  • Belief that 'all will be well' in the face of challange
  • Willingness to 'have a go' against the odds

4. What is good about optimism?

  • Reduces depression
  • Makes the person happier
  • It is motivating and leads to behaviour
  • Makes the person hopeful

5. What is the correlation between well-being and pleasure?

  • r=0.5
  • r=1
  • r=0.7
  • r=0.1


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all What is happiness? resources »