Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 14 - 17 of 46

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Question number: 14

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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A married couple disagrees about why the husband rarely cleans up the house. He says that he forgets. She says that he intentionally leaves the work for her. Their disagreement over the cause of his behavior is an example of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

fundamental attribution error

b.

base-rate fallacy

c.

actor-observer attributional divergence

d.

reciprocal interaction

Question number: 15

» Social Psychology » Social Comparison, Self

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Members of some hate groups cover their faces and sometimes their entire bodies while they mistreat their targeted group. This can also happen if the hate group is extremely large or a “mob mentality” forms. In these situations, people find it easier to participate in crimes they would not normally commit due to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

b.

lowballing.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

equal status contact.

Question number: 16

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Influence and Persuasion

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Milgtam used which theory to explain urbanites’ tendency to be less social than country dwellers?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Inoculation

b.

Self-monitoring

c.

Stimulus-overload

d.

Social loafing

Question number: 17

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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I believe that I got an A in geometry because I’m a hard worker, but I got a D in biology because the teacher doesn’t like me. This demonstrates

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Choice (4) Response
a.

blaming the victim

b.

the just-world hypothesis

c.

the self-serving bias

d.

Glass ceiling effect

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