Social Psychology-Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs (GRE Psychology): Questions 4 - 8 of 8

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Question number: 4

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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

Question number: 5

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Each of the following figures performed famous experiment in the area of conformity EXCEPT

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a.

Leon Festinger

b.

Solomon Asch

c.

Muzafer Sherif

d.

Philip Zimbardo

Question number: 6

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The idea that people will alter their actions or beliefs so that their actions and beliefs are in agreement with one another is the theory of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance

b.

Self-serving bias

c.

risky shift

d.

Purkinje shift

Question number: 7

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Because Shay is a good student, her teacher assumes she is also artistic, well behaved, and from a good family. The teacher’s assumptions are explained by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the halo effect

b.

self-fulfilling prophecy

c.

good continuation

d.

oversimplification

Question number: 8

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The fundamental attribution error is the tendency to

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a.

personify inanimate objects

b.

project personal motivations onto the behaviors of others

c.

attribute one’s own mistakes to disposition

d.

attribute the behaviors of others to disposition

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