Social Psychology-Group and Intergroup Processes (GRE Psychology): Questions 5 - 9 of 9

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Question number: 5

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Group polarization is the tendency

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

for a group to become deadlocked during decision making

b.

for an ingroup to identify an outgroup

c.

for a group to feel strongly about the dominant viewpoint

d.

for a group to break into two opposing sides

Question number: 6

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Which of the following is a result of diffusion of responsibility?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Tendency for individuals in a large group not to help others

b.

Shyness of individuals in a large group

c.

Blaming the group for individual failures

d.

Two-person theory of psychotherapy

Question number: 7

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Wearing uniforms has been found to promote

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

mental creativity

b.

authotarianism

c.

depressive affect

d.

deindividuation

Question number: 8

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A woman was stabbed and none of the numerous onlookers called for help. What accounts for this?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Conformity

b.

Social loafing

c.

Individuation

d.

Diffusion of responsibility

Question number: 9

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Which of the following most effectively lessens group conflict?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Groupthink

b.

Similarity of individuals in the group

c.

A charismatic leader

d.

A superordinate goal

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