Social Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 78 - 81 of 121

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Question number: 78

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which statement about physical attractiveness is FALSE?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

For marriage partners there is no need for attractive men to be paired with highly educated women with high incomes.

b.

For marriage partners there is a tendency for attractive men to be paired with highly educated women with high incomes.

c.

Beauty is a factor mainly in initial acquaintances.

d.

For men, there is little relationship between attractiveness and the achievement of status.

e.

Looks are less related to dating frequency for men than for women.

Question number: 79

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Groups reward members with ________ and ________ for comformity.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

power; authority

b.

legitimacy; power

c.

approval; acceptance

d.

unanimity; power

e.

acceptance; power

Question number: 80

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory that humor is amusing when it brings together incompatible ideas in a surprising outcome that violates one’s expectations is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

disparagement theory

c.

release theory

d.

congruity theory

e.

incongruity theory

Question number: 81

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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According to the theory of cognitive dissonance, attitudes are changed because

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clashing thoughts cause discomfort.

b.

acting contrary to one’s beliefs for a large reward causes dissonance.

c.

emotionally persuasive arguments unfreeze beliefs.

d.

similar thoughts leading to comfort.

e.

logical arguments alter the belief component of an attitude.

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