Social Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 39 - 43 of 119

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Question number: 39

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which is true of social stereotypes?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Likable members of a rejected group are perceived as an “exception. ”

b.

University students show more evidence of ethnic stereotyping now than they did in the past.

c.

They are always negative.

d.

They are always positive.

Question number: 40

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The real danger of “groupthink” is that it

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a.

is contagious.

b.

occurs in cohesive groups.

c.

leads to a suspension of critical thinking.

d.

disrupts coordinated efforts at group problem solving.

Question number: 41

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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According to evolutionary psychologists,

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Choice (4) Response

a.

women tend to be concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

b.

men place less emphasis on physical attractiveness.

c.

women are not concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

d.

men are biologically driven to have multiple partners.

Question number: 42

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

high costs associated with helping.

b.

fear of cognitive dissonance.

c.

the presence of a large number of persons.

d.

low costs associated with helping.

Question number: 43

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The most effective method of predicting that a mental patient will commit an act of violence is by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

There is no effective method.

b.

projective methods.

c.

psychiatric interviews.

d.

psychological interviews.

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