Attitude-Theories of Attitude Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 11 of 15

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Question number: 6

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If you have two friends who are not acquainted, you probably assume that they will like each other once they are introduced or if you dislike someone, you will assume your friend will also dislike that person, is example of ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cognitive dissonance theory

b.

Learning theory

c.

Balance theory

d.

All of the above

Question number: 7

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‘Balance Theory’ is proposed by ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Greenwald

b.

Leon Festinger

c.

Doob

d.

Heider

Question number: 8

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A number of psychological theories have been suggested to explain how attitude form and why they change. The theories most frequently employed can be ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning theories

b.

Consistency theories

c.

Cognitive response theories

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 9

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Leon Festinger published his theory ‘Cognitive Dissonance’ in ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1940

b.

1950

c.

1949

d.

1957

Question number: 10

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Much attitude change is related to a desire to avoid clashing, or contradictory thoughts, an idea summarized by ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Balance theory

b.

Cognitive dissonance theory

c.

Learning theory

d.

A and B only

Question number: 11

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Cognitions are ________ and dissonance means ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thoughts, clashing

b.

Clashing, thoughts

c.

All of the above

d.

Thoughts, balancing

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