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Question 1

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Negative attitudes that are tinged with fear, hatred, or suspicion is a definition of

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a.discrimination.
b.stereotype.
c.prejudice.
d.authoritarianism.

Question 2

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Karen smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. However, she is aware that smoking is harmful to her health; therefore, she holds two conflicting or dissonant thoughts. If Karen were to reduce her cognitive dissonance by changing her attitude, she might say to herself,

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Choice (4)Response
a.“Smoking really isn’t that dangerous. “
b.“I’ll only smoke when I feel stressed out. ”
c.“I think that I’ll try to give up smoking. ”
d.“Smoking really is dangerous. “

Question 3

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A learned disposition to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way defines

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a.attitudes.
b.socialization.
c.cognitive dissonance.
d.prejudice.

Question 4

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Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for

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a.inconsistency.
b.self-actualization.
c.cognitive dissonance.
d.consistency.

Question 5

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When you have “clashing thoughts, ” you are experiencing

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a.closed-ended role conflict.
b.conformity pressure.
c.open-ended role conflict.
d.cognitive dissonance.