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  1. Abraham Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory explains: Negotiation; Marketing; Motivation; or Parenting?
  2. Abraham Maslow's original 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory comprises how many stages: Three; Four; Five; or Twelve?
  3. Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory is commonly represented as a: Matrix; Pyramid; Spiral; or Venn diagram?
  4. Which one of these is not a main heading 'need' within the Maslow 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory: Safety; Esteem; Belongingness & Love; or Money?
  5. The highest 'need' in Maslow's original 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory is: Self-Actualization; Control; Power; Leadership?
  6. Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory was developed: 1720-30; 1875-84; 1943-54; or 1992-1998?
  7. Complete Maslow's famous quote: "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a (What?)": Computer; Bell; Nail; or Bump in the carpet?
  8. The first and lowest main 'need' in Maslow's 'Hierachy of Needs' theory is: Love; Biological & Physiological; Safety; or Sugar?
  9. Which one of these classical management theorists addresses radically different matters to Abraham Maslow: Douglas McGregor; Frederick Herzberg; JS Adams; or Warren Buffett?
  10. Abraham Maslow's early research concerned the study of the behavior/behaviour of: Rhesus monkeys; Fruit flies; Aerodynamics; or Cheese?
  11. Which two of these 'needs' were subsequently added/interpreted into Maslow's original 'Hierarchy of Needs' concept: Technology; Cognitive; Aesthetic; Health; or Body-language?
  12. Abraham Maslow's seminal book introducing the 'Hierearchy of Needs' is called: The Customer is King; Motivation and Personality; Who Dares Wins; or How to Make a Baby?
  13. Which one of these does not appear in Maslow's 'Esteem' category of needs: Achievement; Status; Responsibility; Reputation; or Marriage?
  14. Which one of these does not appear in Maslow's 'Safety' category of needs: Protection; Security; Order; Weaponry; or Law?
  15. Which one of these does not appear in Maslow's 'Biological & Physiological' category of needs: Air; Food; Shelter; Sleep; or Money?
  16. Which one of these does not appear in Maslow's 'Belongingness and Love' category of needs: Family; Affection; Relationships; Workgroup; or Punishment?
  17. According to Abraham Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory, generally 'needs' must be satisfied: All together; Randomly; In ascending order; or In descending order?
  18. The highest-order need added/interpreted/implied within Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' is: Transcendence; Magnificence; Omnipotence; or Penitence?
  19. Our understanding of which one of these is not generally assisted by Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory: Managing people, Self-development; Sales & marketing; Job interviewing; Training & development; or Purchasing?
  20. Put these 'needs' in low-to-high order according to Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory: Achievement; Affection; Law; Personal growth; Sleep?


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