Attitude (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 12 of 82

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Question number: 7

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Discrepancies between attitudes lead to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Prejudice

b.

Cognitive dissonance

c.

Relative deprivation

d.

Stereotype

Question number: 8

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A person has attitudes towards:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

All objects outside life space

b.

All objects which exist in his own life-space

c.

All objects which are perceived by him

d.

All possible objects

Question number: 9

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People’s attitudes about women and rape primarily come from

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

violent images in mainstream movies and magazines.

b.

sexual images in X-rated movies.

c.

sexual images in mainstream movies and magazines.

d.

non-violent images in mainstream movies and magazines.

Question number: 10

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According to the theory of cognitive dissonance, attitudes are changed because

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

logical arguments alter the belief component of an attitude.

b.

emotionally persuasive arguments unfreeze beliefs.

c.

clashing thoughts cause discomfort.

d.

acting contrary to one’s beliefs for a large reward causes dissonance.

Question number: 11

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The semantic differential scale is used mainly to measure:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Values

b.

Stereotypes

c.

Interests

d.

Opinions

Question number: 12

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In Thurston’s method of attitude scaling, the key factor is the use of:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive and negative items

b.

Reinforcement

c.

Quantity

d.

Numbers

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