Community Psychology-Social Change (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 18 - 22 of 62

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Question number: 18

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The real danger of “groupthink” is that it

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Choice (5) Response

a.

leads to social loafing.

b.

is contagious.

c.

leads to a suspension of critical thinking.

d.

occurs in cohesive groups.

e.

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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a.

smaller social distance between the helper and the victim.

b.

low costs associated with helping.

c.

high costs associated with helping.

d.

fear of cognitive dissonance.

e.

the presence of a large number of persons.

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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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.

e.

All of the above

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.

attribution error.

c.

attribution failure.

d.

representative bias.

e.

role diffusion.

Question number: 22

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

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a.

Zimbardo’s prison experiment

b.

Zilstein’s shock research

c.

Milgram’s message experiment

d.

Kohlberg’s developmental stages

e.

Cialdini’s door-in-the-face effect

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