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Question number: 1

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which is a method to reduce prejudice?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

mutual interdependence

c.

mixed-status contact

d.

mutual dependence

Question number: 2

» 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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

loafing.

b.

coercion.

c.

compliance.

d.

conformity.

Question number: 3

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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During research in a simulated prison situation

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

guards did not take their roles seriously.

b.

prisoners quickly became passive and dehumanized.

c.

prisoners quickly became active and humanized.

d.

three prisoners were so severely beaten they had to be hospitalized.

Question number: 4

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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If everyone leaves five minutes before the game is over to avoid a traffic jam, the resulting traffic jam would be an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

self-handicapping.

b.

groupthink.

c.

social impregnation.

d.

a social trap.

Question number: 5

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Negative attitudes that are tinged with fear, hatred, or suspicion is a definition of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

stereotype.

b.

displaced aggression.

c.

prejudice.

d.

discrimination.

Question number: 6

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Karen smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. However, she is aware that smoking is harmful to her health; therefore, she holds two conflicting or dissonant thoughts. If Karen were to reduce her cognitive dissonance by changing her attitude, she might say to herself,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

“Smoking really isn’t that dangerous. ”

b.

“Smoking is a habit that I have little control over. ”

c.

“I think that I’ll try to give up smoking. ”

d.

“Smoking really is dangerous. “

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