Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 7 - 11 of 119

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Question number: 7

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The ________ of humor, by Thomas Hobbes, suggests we feel amused when humor makes us feel superior to other people.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

congruity theory

b.

incongruity theory

c.

social-comparison theory

d.

disparagement theory

Question number: 8

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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A learned disposition to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way defines

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

attitudes.

c.

prejudice.

d.

socialization.

Question number: 9

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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Failure of hospital staff to detect fake patients in David Rosenhan’s studies can be attributed to the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

generally low quality of training of hospital staff members.

b.

fact that pseudo-patients were so heavily drugged.

c.

effects of labeling and context.

d.

acting ability of the pseudo-patients.

Question number: 10

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which is TRUE regarding choosing a mate?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

People who marry are highly dissimilar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

b.

In the United States kindness and understanding are ranked as being the least important qualities in a mate.

c.

People who marry are highly similar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

d.

Men rate physical attractiveness as a less important quality in a mate than women do.

Question number: 11

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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________ is the process of making inferences about behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Statusing

b.

Attribution

c.

Loafing.

d.

Proxemics

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