Community Psychology-Social Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 20 - 25 of 58

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Question number: 20

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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: 21

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

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a.

role conflict.

b.

representative bias.

c.

role diffusion.

d.

attribution error.

Question number: 22

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Which of the following is a testament to the power of roles?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Zimbardo’s prison experiment

b.

Zilstein’s shock research

c.

Milgram’s message experiment

d.

Cialdini’s door-in-the-face effect

Question number: 23

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During his rise to power, Hitler blamed the Jews for Germany’s economic woes. This is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

personal discrimination.

b.

scapegoating.

c.

groupthink.

d.

social stereotypes.

Question number: 24

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Social traps can be dismantled by changing

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the tendency toward groupthink.

b.

compliance and assertiveness.

c.

the tendency towards social loafing.

d.

rewards and costs.

Question number: 25

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A ________ group is a group based on social comparison.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence

b.

reference

c.

personal identification

d.

comparison

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