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Question number: 65

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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During the Stanford Prison study,

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Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

the prisoners and the guards quickly became friendly towards one another

c.

guards did not assume their roles as agents of force.

d.

guards did not take their roles seriously.

e.

guards readily assumed their roles as agents of force.

Question number: 66

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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You are walking into a store when a man rudely cuts in front of you, almost shoving you, so that he may enter the store first. “What a jerk! ” you think to yourself. As you enter the store, you see the same man performing an emergency tracheotomy on a women with a collapsed windpipe. You have just

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Choice (5) Response

a.

made the fundamental attribution error.

b.

discounted a person’s actions due to situational demands.

c.

overemphasized the object in this action sequence.

d.

made representative biasness.

e.

self-handicapped.

Question number: 67

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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An example of a superordinate goal is

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a.

making money.

b.

making friends.

c.

protecting clean water supplies.

d.

getting good grades.

e.

not conserving water supplies.

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 (5) Response

a.

balance

b.

cognitive dissonance

c.

groupthink

d.

gain-loss

e.

social exchange

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