Community Psychology-Social Change (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 14 - 17 of 62

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Question number: 14

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People who think their ethnic, national, or religious group is superior to others are called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

liberal.

b.

authoritarian

c.

rigid.

d.

ethnocentric.

e.

dogmatic.

Question number: 15

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Creation of superordinate goals has been shown to be effective in reducing

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a.

ethnocentrism.

b.

social posturing.

c.

cognitive dissonance.

d.

intergroup conflict.

e.

authoritarianism.

Question number: 16

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Which of the following statements concerning “jigsaw” classrooms is TRUE?

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a.

Compared to children in traditional classrooms, children in jigsaw groups were less prejudiced but had slightly lower grades.

b.

Jigsaw groups emphasize cooperation over competition.

c.

Jigsaw groups decreases cooperation over competition.

d.

Even though the jigsaw groups as a whole perform better, high achievers tend to do worse in such groups than when learning alone.

e.

Children in jigsaw groups initially learn “pieces” of information together as a group.

Question number: 17

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Which is true of social stereotypes?

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a.

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

b.

They are always positive.

c.

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

d.

They are always negative.

e.

They tend to be rational.

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