Social Psychology-Conformity, Compliance, Obedience (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 11 - 14 of 18

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Question number: 11

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Subjects in Milgram’s experiment who gave large shocks rationalized that they were NOT personally responsible for their actions. This raises questions about our willingness to commit inhumane acts as a result of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

conformity to group pressure.

b.

social loafing.

c.

expert power.

d.

coercive power.

e.

obedience to a legitimate authority.

Question number: 12

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Solomon Asch’s classic experiment (in which subjects judged a standard line and comparison lines) was arranged to test the limits of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

conformity.

b.

selective perception.

c.

indoctrination.

d.

coercive power.

e.

social perception.

Question number: 13

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The process of changing your behavior to match that of others in a group is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

standardization.

b.

norming.

c.

forming a social contract.

d.

reliability.

e.

conformity.

Question number: 14

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

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a.

amount of complaining, shouting, and crying by the learner

b.

the setting in which the experiment was conducted

c.

the tone of voice used by the experimenter

d.

the setting in which the experiment has probability to be conducted

e.

whether the experimenter was male or female

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