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Contempt: Quiz


Question 1: ________, a widely recognized psychologist, found six emotions that were universally recognized: anger, disgust, fear, joy, sadness, and surprise.
Paul EkmanFacial expressionHappinessMicroexpression

Question 2: Contempt may frequently be one of the emotions experienced by privileged ________ or castes against the oppressed class or caste.
Upper classSocial classWorking classSocial stratification

Question 3: [1] One example of contempt could be seen in the character Ebenezer Scrooge from the Charles Dickens' book ________.
The ChimesThe Cricket on the HearthThe Haunted Man and the Ghost’s BargainA Christmas Carol

Question 4: ________ in his studies of contempt suggests that contempt essentially requires apprehending the “bad qualities” of someone “as they really are” while simultaneously making a comparison between this person and ourselves.
David HumeGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelImmanuel KantFriedrich Nietzsche

Question 5: Gottman's theory states that there are four major emotional reactions that are destructive to a marriage: ________, stonewalling, criticism, and contempt.
Defence mechanismProjective identificationIdentification (psychodynamic)Reaction formation

Question 6: The word originated in 1393, from the ________ word contemptus meaning “scorn.” It is the past participle of contemnere and from com- intens.
Roman EmpireOld LatinLatinVulgar Latin

Question 7: In the book Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking author ________ discusses John Gottman's theories of how to predict which couples will stay married.
Outliers (book)New York (magazine)Henry Louis GatesMalcolm Gladwell

Question 8: Robert C. Solomon places contempt on the same continuum as resentment and ________, and he argues that the differences between the three emotions are that resentment is directed toward a higher status individual; anger is directed toward an equal status individual; and contempt is directed toward a lower status individual.


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