Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 50 - 55 of 119

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Question number: 50

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The ________ of humor, is based on Freud’s claim that humor is a cathartic outlet for anxiety caused by repressed sexual or aggressive energy.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

release theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

adaptation-level theory

Question number: 51

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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A ________ group is a group based on social comparison.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

convergence

b.

reference

c.

personal identification

d.

comparison

Question number: 52

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The study of unspoken rules for the use of interpersonal space is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

territoriality.

b.

parapsychology.

c.

psychoecology.

d.

proxemics.

Question number: 53

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Copying behavior is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Often unconscious

b.

A form of habitual behavior

c.

Always goal-directed

d.

Drive and incentive based

Question number: 54

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The ________ hypothesis states that frustration tends to lead to aggression.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

frustration-aggression

b.

social loafing

c.

social learning

d.

cognitive dissonance

Question number: 55

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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In his classic studies of conformity, Asch demonstrated that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

increased unanimity greatly increases pressure to conform.

b.

lack of unanimity greatly reduces the pressure to conform.

c.

obedience to authority was determined by the authority’s perceived referent power.

d.

size of the majority does not influence how many people will conform.

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