Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 22 - 26 of 119

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Question number: 22

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Stanley Milgram’s experiment in which a “teacher” gave shocks to a “learner” was designed to test the limits of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

excess power.

b.

obedience.

c.

conformity to a majority.

d.

coercive power.

Question number: 23

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Milgram’s shock study showed people to be surprisingly

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Choice (4) Response

a.

faithful.

b.

obedient.

c.

sexist.

d.

intelligent.

Question number: 24

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The demonstration by Jane Elliot with blue-eyed and brown-eyed children suggests that an effective way to generate conditions of prejudice is to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

produce equalities in power, prestige, or privileges of group members.

b.

produce inequalities in power, prestige, or privileges of group members.

c.

demand that members of two groups cooperate to achieve a common goal.

d.

require persons to compete for scarce resources.

Question number: 25

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Desensitization is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

reduction of emotional sensitivity.

b.

the imitation of an undesired response.

c.

increased emotional sensitivity.

d.

the removal of an inhibition.

Question number: 26

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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You do not want a large, unattractive political sign in your yard. However, if you initially agree to put a small sign in your window, later you are more likely to allow the large sign in your yard. This course of events is described by the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

low-ball technique.

b.

door-in-the-face effect.

c.

foot-in-the-face technique.

d.

foot-in-the-door effect.

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