Attitude-Theories of Attitude Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 15

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Question number: 1

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Doob proposed that the principle of ________ and ________ could be used to explain the formation and change of attitudes in much the same way that they have been applied to overt behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Classical conditioning instrumental conditioning

b.

Classical conditioning classical response

c.

Instrumental conditioning, Instrumental response

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 2

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If you express an attitude to a friend who then provides positive reinforcement, your attitude is likely to be ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Weak and strong as well

b.

Weakened

c.

Strengthened

d. All of the above

Question number: 3

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One of the first investigator to suggest that learning principles could be applied to attitudes was ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Festinger & Carlsmith (1959)

b.

Leon Festinger (1957)

c.

Aronson and Mills (1959)

d.

Doob (1947)

Question number: 4

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Individuals attempt to maintain consistency among the numerous attitudes he or she holds, is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Consistency theories

b.

Cognitive response theories

c.

All of the above

d.

Learning theories

Question number: 5

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________ involves the relations between a person and two attitude objects. The three elements are connected by either favourable attitudes or unfavorable attitudes.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Learning theory

b.

Balance theory

c.

Cognitive Dissonance

d. None of the above

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