Social Psychology-Group Dynamics (AP Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 49

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Question number: 1

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Which is a method to reduce prejudice?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

mutual interdependence

c.

mixed-status contact

d.

mutual dependence

Question number: 2

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During research in a simulated prison situation

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

guards did not take their roles seriously.

b.

prisoners quickly became passive and dehumanized.

c.

prisoners quickly became active and humanized.

d.

three prisoners were so severely beaten they had to be hospitalized.

Question number: 3

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If everyone leaves five minutes before the game is over to avoid a traffic jam, the resulting traffic jam would be an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

self-handicapping.

b.

groupthink.

c.

social impregnation.

d.

a social trap.

Question number: 4

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Which is TRUE regarding choosing a mate?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

People who marry are highly dissimilar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

b.

In the United States kindness and understanding are ranked as being the least important qualities in a mate.

c.

People who marry are highly similar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

d.

Men rate physical attractiveness as a less important quality in a mate than women do.

Question number: 5

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Arabs are typically depicted in the media as oil-rich but ignorant and savage. In a time of war with an Arab country, this image would be used

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

to make it difficult for soldiers to kill the enemy.

b.

very little, since previous attempts at dehumanizing (during W. W. II, for example) were ineffective.

c.

to make it easier for soldiers to kill the enemy.

d.

to strip away the emotional insulation of our soldiers.

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