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Question number: 103

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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In Thurston’s method of attitude scaling, the key factor is the use of:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Reinforcement

b.

Positive and negative items

c.

Judges

d.

Numbers

e.

Quantity

Question number: 104

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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A compulsion by decision makers to maintain each other’s approval, even at the cost of critical thinking and good judgment, is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

groupthink.

b.

expert power.

c.

social loafing.

d.

the halo effect.

e.

social conformity.

Question number: 105

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Social position in a group determines one’s

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Choice (5) Response

a.

role.

b.

incentives.

c.

autokinetic norms.

d.

competence.

e.

usefulness.

Question number: 106

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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A student who is unprepared for a final exam complains that he has a stomach ache and cannot take the exam. If the student’s roommate ignores this complaint, he or she has probably attributed the student’s symptoms to the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

actor.

b.

situation.

c.

object.

d.

need for affiliation.

e.

reflex.

Question number: 107

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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________ is best known for his research on conformity.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Zimbardo

b.

Wundt

c.

Rubin

d.

Schachter

e.

Asch

Question number: 108

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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Scapegoating is releasing aggression on ________ targets.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

safe

b.

unsafe

c.

moving

d.

concrete

e.

stable

Question number: 109

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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Alcohol

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

causes relaxation and raises the threshold for aggression.

b.

is a direct cause of aggression.

c.

induces hypoglycemia and frustration.

d.

increases threshold for aggression.

e.

lowers the threshold for aggression.

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