Social Psychology [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 42 - 45 of 154

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Question 42

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MCQ▾

Which of the following can be examined by measuring relative deprivation?

I. An objective comparison between the members of any group to that of rest of the society

II. Condition of a group member to rest of the society

III. Group conflicts

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and II

b.

II and III

c.

I, II and III

d.

I only

Question 43

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MCQ▾

Which of the following statement is not true about balance theory?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It was proposed by Fritz Heider

b.

It is a theory of attitude change

c.

The consistency motive involves one՚s values and beliefs

d.

None of the above

Question 44

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statement is true about social identity?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The concept of “us” and “them” is based on social categorization

b.

Self-image can be enhanced according to the status of the group

c.

It gives a source of pride and self-esteem to the members

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

Question 45

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Equity theory proposes that we consider not only our own costs and rewards, but the costs and rewards of other person.

Reason(Ꭱ)

The ratio of costs to rewards be equal to the other person՚s ratio.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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