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Mini-Quiz: Motivation

by Ron Kurtus (16 August 2003)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why would a dog perform a difficult trick?

Dogs normally do tricks without any motivation

It is imitating what its master has done

It is motivated by the promise of a treat

2. What does the expression a "carrot and a stick" mean?

Motivation by means of a reward and threat of punishment

Motivation by giving a stick of carrot

Giving a choice between eating a carrot or a stick

3. Why would a person be too lazy to take out the garbage?

Some people like garbage

The threat of a smelly house isn't as great as the effort required

Lazy people need to get money to be motivated

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Valuable Champion. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Know why you are motivated

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