Attitude-Theories of Attitude Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 12 - 15 of 15

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Question number: 12

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For Festinger, any two related cognitive elements will be ________ if they do not fit together because they violate general logic or the person’s expectations.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Dissonant

b.

Consonant

c.

Balance

d.

None of the above

Question number: 13

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________ explains that after publicly committing themselves to their believes, they had a strong need to maintain their stand.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Balance theory

b.

Learning theory

c.

Cognitive dissonance theory

d.

All of the above

Question number: 14

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________ suggests that people tend to reject new information that contradicts ideas they already hold, in a sort of “don’t bother me with the facts, my mind is made up” strategy.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cognitive dissonance theory

b.

All of the above

c.

Balance theory

d.

Learning theory

Question number: 15

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The influential theory of cognitive dissonance states that contradicting or clashing thoughts cause ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Comfort

b.

Discomfort

c.

Comfort and discomfort

d.

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