Social Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 of 121

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Question number: 11

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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________ is the process of making inferences about behavior.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Loafing.

b.

Proxemics

c.

Attribution

d.

Statusing

e.

Cohesiveness

Question number: 12

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Physical proximity increases attraction because it

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

establishes common norms.

b.

increases frequency of contact.

c.

enhances social comparisons.

d.

reduces development of incompatible roles.

e.

decreases frequency of contact.

Question number: 13

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory known as ________ holds that one’s current happiness depends in part on comparing present circumstances to past circumstances.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

social-comparison theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

congruity theory

d.

incongruity theory

e.

disparagement theory

Question number: 14

» Social Psychology » Organizational Behavior

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Comparing yourself with a person who ranks lower than you is referred to as

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Choice (5) Response

a.

emotional sensitivity.

b.

upward comparison.

c.

social comparison.

d.

downward comparison.

e.

physical proximity.

Question number: 15

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Arabs are typically depicted in the media as oil-rich but ignorant and savage. In a time of war with an Arab country, this image would be used

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

very little, since previous attempts at dehumanizing (during W. W. II, for example) were ineffective.

b.

to make it easier for soldiers to kill the enemy.

c.

to educate the population regarding the enemy.

d.

to strip away the emotional insulation of our soldiers.

e.

to make it difficult for soldiers to kill the enemy.

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