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Health Quiz Questions:

Case Study 1: Bill has just recently turned 14 and he is seen to control his emotions fairly well.
Even when something bad happens to him, he is able to stay positive and se the brighter side to

What is Bill’s defense mechanism and coping mechanism?

Answer: Bill’s defensive mechanism is compensating for the things happening around him while
his coping mechanism is reaction-formation; as it can be seen from how he chooses to see
things a different way as well as react differently from what is expected at a bad situation

Case Study 2: Person A is very outgoing and likes to meet with other people; but he/she is often
worrisome. Person B on the other hand, spends more time alone, but he/she worries less about
most things.

Based on these traits, which person has a higher self esteem?

Answer: The two of them have about the same self-esteem because they have traits that come
from both a high self esteem character and a low self esteem character; therefore they are both
somewhat equally balanced.

Case Study 3: Jake is known for being an outgoing and fun person to be around with. He is the
center of attention everywhere he goes. Whenever he faces a problem, he doesn’t go by the
book and just follow his instincts, but he sometimes lack the consideration of his actions as they
are always logical. To add to that, Jake is also used to making decisions quickly and efficiently
instead of looking around for more ways to solve a problem.

Based on the 16 personality types, what type is Jake and why?

Answer: ENTJ

He’s extroverted due to his outgoing personality, intuitive due to his tendency to follow his
instincts, thinking due to his logical mind, and judging since he doesn’t like to prospect for other

Question 1: Describe two different coping mechanisms

Projection: putting our own faults to another
Regression: returning to immature behaviors to express emotions

Question 2: Name the 3 main factors of personality making

1. Biological
2. Cultural
3. Family Influence