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Question number: 1

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » NeoFreudian & Psychodynamic Theorists

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In Adler’s view, the main striving of personality is for

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

instincts.

b.

sophistication.

c.

superiority.

d.

inferiority

Question number: 2

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Psychophysics is the study of the relationship between:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Perception and physiological process

b.

Sensory attributes and physical energy

c.

Psychophysics and biology

d.

Psychology and physics

Question number: 3

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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After many unsuccessful attempts, the electrically shocked dogs give up. The gates open and the dogs could simply walk out, but they don’t; rather they just sit there. How can this concept be explained?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Vicarious learning

b.

Spontaneous recovery

c.

Learned helplessness

d.

Latent learning

Question number: 4

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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A common sense approach to psychology is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

is same as empirical evidence.

b.

the basis for collecting data (observed facts).

c.

the most reliable.

d.

often contradicted by empirical evidence.

Question number: 5

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which is a method to reduce prejudice?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

mutual interdependence

c.

mixed-status contact

d.

mutual dependence

Question number: 6

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Theory of cognitive dissonance is offered by:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Festinger

b.

Thorndike

c.

Skinner

d.

Kohler

Question number: 7

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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When a person with little or no authority makes a direct request to another person, the situation involves

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Choice (4) Response

a.

loafing.

b.

coercion.

c.

compliance.

d.

conformity.

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