Social Psychology-Attitudes & Attitude Change (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 12

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Question number: 1

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Negative attitudes that are tinged with fear, hatred, or suspicion is a definition of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

stereotype.

b.

displaced aggression.

c.

authoritarianism.

d.

prejudice.

e.

discrimination.

Question number: 2

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Karen smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. However, she is aware that smoking is harmful to her health; therefore, she holds two conflicting or dissonant thoughts. If Karen were to reduce her cognitive dissonance by changing her attitude, she might say to herself,

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

“Smoking really isn’t that dangerous. ”

b.

“Smoking really is dangerous. “

c.

“I think that I’ll try to give up smoking. ”

d.

“Smoking is a habit that I have little control over. ”

e.

“I’ll only smoke when I feel stressed out. ”

Question number: 3

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A learned disposition to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way defines

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Choice (5) Response

a.

socialization.

b.

cognitive dissonance.

c.

stereotypes.

d.

prejudice.

e.

attitudes.

Question number: 4

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Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

self-actualization.

c.

gain-loss.

d.

consistency.

e.

inconsistency.

Question number: 5

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When you have “clashing thoughts, ” you are experiencing

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

open-ended role conflict.

b.

obedience pressure.

c.

closed-ended role conflict.

d.

cognitive dissonance.

e.

conformity pressure.

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