Social Psychology-Aggression or Antisocial Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 6 - 11 of 12

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Question number: 6

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Frustration probably encourages aggression because it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

triggers biological cues for aggression.

b.

relieves tension.

c.

decreases arousal and decreases sensitivity.

d.

raises arousal levels and sensitivity to cues for aggression.

Question number: 7

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Scapegoating is releasing aggression on ________ targets.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

safe

b.

moving

c.

stable

d.

unsafe

Question number: 8

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Alcohol

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Choice (4) Response

a.

causes relaxation and raises the threshold for aggression.

b.

is a direct cause of aggression.

c.

increases threshold for aggression.

d.

lowers the threshold for aggression.

Question number: 9

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Aggression is best defined as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

non-intrusion

b.

hostility.

c.

politeness

d.

any action carried out with the intent of harming another person.

Question number: 10

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Prejudice based on displaced aggression represents a form of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

authoritarianism.

b.

projection.

c.

scapegoating.

d.

rejection.

Question number: 11

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The insanity defense dates back to the English courts, where it was originally held that to be responsible for an act, the defendant must

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Choice (4) Response

a.

be able to recall the criminal act.

b.

understand the wrongfulness of the act.

c.

have acted on an irresistible impulse.

d.

understand reality of the act.

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