Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 67 - 72 of 119

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Question number: 67

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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An example of a superordinate goal is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

protecting clean water supplies.

b.

making friends.

c.

getting good grades.

d.

making money.

Question number: 68

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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After Mrs. Keech’s doomsday predictions failed, her followers suddenly became interested in convincing others they were right. This turn of events is predicted by ________ theory.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

cognitive dissonance

c.

gain-loss

d.

balance

Question number: 69

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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In the perception of people, feedback will serve to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Correct an incorrect initial perception

b.

Confirm an accurate initial perception

c.

Stabilize and inaccurate initial perception

d.

Stable but incorrect perception

Question number: 70

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Group think is unlikely to occur when which of the following factors is present?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

There are clear objective in the decision making process

b.

The group is homogeneous in composition

c.

The group ideology is popular

d.

The group is ideologically isolated

Question number: 71

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The famous ruling that led to the present day plea of “not guilty by reason of insanity” is the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Twinkie defense.

b.

common law defense.

c.

Harrison decision.

d.

M’Naghten rule.

Question number: 72

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Discrepancies between attitudes lead to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Prejudice

b.

Cognitive dissonance

c.

Relative deprivation

d.

Stereotype

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