Monday, March 2, 2015

Free Practice Quiz in Sikolohiyang Pilipino

(Updated - 22 May 2016)

1) It is a temporary and spontaneous but often recurring and unexplainable deviation from what is normal foran individual, object, or event. To the extent that the deviation is considered temporary and unexplainable, it is a state or behavior regarded as trivial and not necessitating any significant action. It is a culturally accepted venue of tension reduction to the Filipino propensity for delayed and indirect reactions to frustration and instigation to aggression. The concept referred to is:
a) Pag-kaasar
b) Sumpong
c) Suya
d) Pag-kainis

2) The Filipino psychologist referred to in question #1 who also pioneered in the indigenous research approach of pagtatanung-tanong is?
a) Virgilio Enriquez
b) Rogelia Pe-Pua
c) Abraham Felipe
d) Rita Mataragnon

3) Except for one in the list below are disparaging descriptions of Filipino motivational characteristics:
a) bahala na
b) ningas kogon
c) manana habit
d) diskarte

4) Identified as a key concept in understanding Filipino personality, Fr. Bulatao describes it as a painful emotion arising from a relationship with an authority figure or with society, inhibiting self-assertion in a situation which is perceived as dangerous to one's ego.
a) Pagka-api
b) Dalamhati
c) Hiya
d) Lungkot

5) In a study by Church, Katigbak and Castaneda on the "Conceptions of Good Psychological Health and
Personality Functioning of Filipino College Students: A Multi-method Investigation, from the list below which method was not used:
a) questionnaire
b) interview
c) focused group discussion
d) rating

6) In the same study above (#5), several interpersonally-oriented categories rated high among the
respondents closely resemble to  Lynch's "smooth interpersonal relations (SIR)" construct described as
important Filipino value. Among the list below which one does not belong to the group:
a) concern for others
b) interpersonal warmth
c) effective and enjoyable social relations
d) tolerance of individual

7) Dr. Virgilio Enriquez coined two terms in referring on the distinction between indigenous psychology  or native psychology that is not transplanted from other cultures and an indigenize or psychology adapted from other cultures. The terms are also referred as "culture-as-source"  versus "culture-as-target". What are their equivalent  terms according to Dr. Enriquez?

a) "indigenization from within" versus "indigenization from without"
b) "cross cultural psychology"   versus "indigenization from within"
c)"indigenous psychology" versus "indigenization from without"
d) "multicultural psychology" versus "indigenous psychology"

8) Dr. Enriquez gave emphasis on developing independently  multiple indigenous psychologies prior to cross cultural comparisons so in lieu of an emic-etic approach he advocated instead what research approach?

a) unified indigenous approach
b) singular indigenous approach
c) cross indigenous approach
d) bilateral indigenous approach

9) According to researches there are four aspects that distinguishes the effort to indigenize psychology in the Philippines, it includes 1) institutional indigenization, 2) topical indigenization, 3) methodological indigenization and

a) cultural indigenization
b) theoretical and conceptual indigenization
c) scientific indigenization
d) religious and spiritual indigenization

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