Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 17 - 21 of 119

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Question number: 17

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In North America, male friendships are ________ based and female friendships are ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

activity; based on sharing feelings.

b.

activity; based on attraction

c.

attraction; based on activity

d.

feeling; based on activity

Question number: 18

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

consistency.

c.

gain-loss.

d.

inconsistency.

Question number: 19

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The fact that physically attractive people also tend to be rated more highly on traits such as intelligence and honesty is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

social comparisons.

b.

social magnetism.

c.

the halo effect.

d.

groupthink.

Question number: 20

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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When subjects in Milgram’s obedience experiments received their orders over the phone, they

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Choice (4) Response

a.

were only slightly more obedient than they were in face-to-face conditions.

b.

were far more obedient.

c.

completely refused to participate.

d.

were far less obedient.

Question number: 21

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Which of the following was a factor in determining the degree of obedience in Milgram’s series of experiments?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

reflexes between the teacher and the learner

b.

the tone of voice used by the experimenter

c.

whether the experimenter was male or female

d.

distance between the teacher and the learner

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