Attitude-Attitude Change (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 10 of 23

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Question number: 6

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After Mrs. Keech’s doomsday predictions failed, her followers suddenly became interested in convincing others they were right. This turn of events is predicted by ________ theory.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

balance

b.

cognitive dissonance

c.

groupthink

d.

gain-loss

e.

social exchange

Question number: 7

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Discrepancies between attitudes lead to:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Cognitive dissonance

b.

The fundamental attribution error

c.

Relative deprivation

d.

Prejudice

e.

Stereotype

Question number: 8

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A person has attitudes towards:

Choices

Choice (5) 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

e.

None of the above

Question number: 9

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People’s attitudes about women and rape primarily come from

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

non-violent images in mainstream movies and magazines.

b.

sexual images in X-rated movies.

c.

sexual images in X-rated books.

d.

violent images in mainstream movies and magazines.

e.

sexual 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 (5) Response

a.

clashing thoughts cause discomfort.

b.

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

c.

emotionally persuasive arguments unfreeze beliefs.

d.

similar thoughts leading to comfort.

e.

logical arguments alter the belief component of an attitude.

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