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Anger Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

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Anger Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What is anger?
A: Anger or wrath is an intense emotional state.

It involves a strong uncomfortable and hostile response to a what?
A: A perceived provocation, hurt or threat.

A person experiencing anger will often experience physical conditions, such as what?
A: Increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline.

Some view anger as an emotion which triggers what?
A: Part of the fight or flight brain response.

Anger is used as a protective mechanism to cover up what?
A: Fear, hurt or sadness.

Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically when a person makes the conscious choice to do what?
A: To take action to immediately stop the threatening behavior of another outside force.

The external expression of anger can be found in what?
A: Facial expressions, body language, physiological responses, and at times public acts of aggression.

 
Facial expressions can range from what?
A: Inward angling of the eyebrows to a full frown.

Most of those who experience anger explain its arousal as a result of "what has happened to them," psychologists point out that an angry person can very well be what?
A: Mistaken because anger causes a loss in self-monitoring capacity and objective observability.

Modern psychologists view anger as a what?
A: A primary, natural, and mature emotion experienced by virtually all humans at times, and as something that has functional value for survival.

Uncontrolled anger can, however, negatively affect what?
A: Personal or social well-being and impact negatively on those around them.

While many philosophers and writers have warned against the spontaneous and uncontrolled fits of anger, there has been disagreement over what?
A: The intrinsic value of anger.

The issue of dealing with anger has been written about since the times of the earliest philosophers, but modern psychologists, in contrast to earlier writers, have also pointed out what?
A: The possible harmful effects of suppressing anger.

Hasty and sudden anger is connected to the impulse for what?
A: Self-preservation.

 
It is shared by human and other animals, and it occurs when the animal is what?
A: Tormented or trapped.

This form of anger is called what?
A: Episodic.

Dispositional anger is related more to what?
A: To character traits.

Irritability, sullenness, and churlishness are examples of what?
A: Dispositional anger.

Anger can potentially mobilize psychological resources and boost determination toward correction of what?
A: Wrong behaviors, promotion of social justice, communication of negative sentiment, and redress of grievances.

It can also facilitate what?
A: Patience.

In contrast, anger can be destructive when it does not find what?
A: It’s appropriate outlet in expression.

 
Anger, in its strong form, impairs one's ability to do what?
A: To process information and to exert cognitive control over their behavior.

An angry person may lose his/her what when angry?
A: Objectivity, empathy, prudence or thoughtfulness and may cause harm to themselves or others.

There is a sharp distinction between anger and what?
A: Aggression (verbal or physical, direct or indirect) even though they mutually influence each other.

While anger can activate aggression or increase its probability or intensity, it is neither a necessary nor a what?
A: Sufficient condition for aggression.

At the beginning of life the human infant struggles indiscriminately against any what?
A: Any restraining force, whether it be another human being or a blanket which confines his movements.

At a later date the child learns that certain actions, such as striking, scolding, and screaming, are what?
A: Effective toward persons, but not toward things.

In adults the fighting reaction becomes fairly well limited to stimuli whose hurting or restraining influence can be thrown off by what?
A: Physical violence.

 
The words annoyance and rage are often imagined to be at opposite ends of an emotional continuum: mild irritation and annoyance at the low end and what at the high end?
A: Fury or murderous rage.

Rage problems are conceptualized as what?
A: The inability to process emotions or life's experiences”.

Rage is understood as what?
A: Raw, undifferentiated emotions that spill out when another life event that cannot be processed, no matter how trivial, puts more stress on the organism than it can bear.

Anger, when viewed as a protective response or instinct to a perceived threat, is considered what?
A: Positive.

The negative expression of this state is known as what?
A: Aggression.

William DeFoore, an anger management writer, described anger as a what?
A: A pressure cooker: we can only apply pressure against our anger for a certain amount of time until it explodes.

Anger expression can take on many more styles than what?
A: Passive or aggressive.

 
Ephrem Fernandez has identified how many dimensions of anger expression?
A: Six.

They relate to the direction of anger and what else?
A: Its locus, reaction, modality, impulsivity, and objective.

Coordinates on each of these dimensions can be connected to generate a what?
A: A profile of a person's anger expression style.

Among the many profiles that are theoretically possible in this system, are the familiar profiles of the person with what types of anger?
A: Explosive anger, repressive anger, passive aggressive person, and the profile of constructive anger expression.

Some animals do what?
A: Make loud sounds, attempt to look physically larger, bare their teeth, and stare.

The behaviors associated with anger are designed to warn aggressors to do what?
A: To stop their threatening behavior.

Rarely does a physical altercation occur without the prior expression of what?
A: Anger by at least one of the participants.

 
Displays of anger can be used as a manipulation strategy for what?
A: Social influence.

If a person's car is damaged, they will feel angry if someone else did it (e.g. another driver rear-ended it), but will feel sadness instead if it was caused by what?
A: Situational forces (e.g. a hailstorm) or guilt and shame if they were personally.

Psychotherapist Michael C. Graham defines anger in terms of our what?
A: Our expectations and assumptions about the world.

Graham states anger almost always results when we are caught up how?
A: Expecting the world to be different than it is.

Usually, those who experience anger explain its arousal as a result of "what has happened to them" and in most cases the described provocations occur when?
A: Immediately before the anger experience.

Such explanations confirm the illusion that anger has what?
A: A discrete external cause.

The angry person usually finds the cause of their anger in a what?
A: In an intentional, personal, and controllable aspect of another person's behavior.

 
This explanation, however, is based on the intuitions of the what?
A: The angry person who experiences a loss in self-monitoring capacity and objective observability as a result of their emotion.

Anger can be of multi-causal origin, some of which may be remote events, but people rarely find what?
A: More than one cause for their anger.

Disturbances that may not have involved anger at the outset leave residues that are not readily recognized but that operate how?
A: As a lingering backdrop for focal provocations (of anger).

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, an internal infection can what?
A: It can cause pain which in turn can activate anger.

Anger causes a reduction in cognitive ability and the accurate what?
A: Processing of external stimuli.

When one is angry, dangers seem smaller, actions seem less risky, ventures seem more likely to succeed, and unfortunate events seem what?
A: Less likely.

Angry people are more likely to make what?
A: Risky decisions, and make less realistic risk assessments.

 
In one study, test subjects primed to feel angry felt less likely to suffer heart disease, and more likely to receive a pay raise, compared to whom?
A: Fearful people.

In inter-group relationships, anger makes people think in more what?
A: More negative and prejudiced terms about outsiders.

Anger makes people less what?
A: Trusting, and slower to attribute good qualities to outsiders.

When a group is in conflict with a rival group, it will feel more anger if it is the what?
A: The politically stronger group and less anger when it is the weaker.

Unlike other negative emotions like sadness and fear, angry people are more likely to demonstrate correspondence bias – the tendency to do what?
A: To blame a person's behavior more on his nature than on his circumstances.

They tend to rely more on what?
A: Stereotypes, and pay less attention to details and more attention to the superficial.

In this regard, anger is unlike other "negative" emotions such as sadness and fear, which promote what?
A: Analytical thinking.

An angry person tends to anticipate what?
A: Other events that might cause them anger.