Community Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 20 - 24 of 79

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Question number: 20

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Which is true of social stereotypes?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Likable members of a rejected group are perceived as an “exception. ”

b.

University students show more evidence of ethnic stereotyping now than they did in the past.

c.

They are always negative.

d.

They are always positive.

Question number: 21

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The real danger of “groupthink” is that it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

is contagious.

b.

occurs in cohesive groups.

c.

leads to a suspension of critical thinking.

d.

disrupts coordinated efforts at group problem solving.

Question number: 22

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In general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

high costs associated with helping.

b.

fear of cognitive dissonance.

c.

the presence of a large number of persons.

d.

low costs associated with helping.

Question number: 23

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With respect to social traps, people are more likely to restrain themselves from inappropriate behavior if

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Choice (4) Response

a.

others are in the same social trap.

b.

they believe others will not.

c.

they believe others will also.

d.

the social trap involves lack of assertiveness.

Question number: 24

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The judge who is caught cheating on his income tax is likely experiencing

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Choice (4) Response

a.

role conflict.

b.

representative bias.

c.

role diffusion.

d.

attribution error.

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