Social Psychology-Conformity, Compliance, Obedience (AP Psychology): Questions 1 - 6 of 18

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Question number: 1

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When a person with little or no authority makes a direct request to another person, the situation involves

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

loafing.

b.

coercion.

c.

compliance.

d.

conformity.

Question number: 2

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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: 3

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

Choices

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

Question number: 4

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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: 5

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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: 6

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In his classic studies of conformity, Asch demonstrated that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

increased unanimity greatly increases pressure to conform.

b.

lack of unanimity greatly reduces the pressure to conform.

c.

obedience to authority was determined by the authority’s perceived referent power.

d.

size of the majority does not influence how many people will conform.

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