Community Psychology-Social Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 16 - 19 of 57

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Question number: 16

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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

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

b.

Jigsaw groups emphasize cooperation over competition.

c.

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

d.

Jigsaw groups decreases cooperation over competition.

Question number: 17

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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: 18

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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: 19

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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.

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