Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 12 - 16 of 119

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Question number: 12

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Physical proximity increases attraction because it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

enhances social comparisons.

b.

decreases frequency of contact.

c.

increases frequency of contact.

d.

reduces development of incompatible roles.

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.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

social-comparison 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 (4) Response

a.

upward comparison.

b.

physical proximity.

c.

social comparison.

d.

downward comparison.

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

to make it difficult for soldiers to kill the enemy.

b.

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

c.

to make it easier for soldiers to kill the enemy.

d.

to strip away the emotional insulation of our soldiers.

Question number: 16

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The degree of attraction among group members relates to the dimension of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cohesiveness.

b.

loafing.

c.

structure.

d.

compatibility.

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