Community Psychology-Social Change (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 42 - 47 of 57

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 4447 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 700.00 or

Question number: 42

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

An individual’s misuse of valuable natural resources could be an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a social trap.

b.

compliance.

c.

groupthink.

d.

group sanctions.

Question number: 43

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

As part of an experiment, two young women stroll down a busy sidewalk with their arms around each other. They get a variety of reactions from passersby, including disapproving looks and comments. These reactions demonstrate the existence of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

norms.

b.

achieved roles.

c.

ascribed roles.

d.

acts.

Question number: 44

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

Shows such as Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood and Sesame Street demonstrate TV’s ability to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

teach prosocial behavior.

b.

reduce tension and frustration.

c.

sensitize children.

d.

disinhibit antisocial behavior.

Question number: 45

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

The social distance scale is mainly a measure of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Upward social mobility

b.

Hierarchy of social class

c.

Cohesiveness of a group

d.

Ethnic attitude

Question number: 46

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

In an experiment in which a “student” simulated a seizure, helping was inhibited by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

reference cognitive dissonance.

b.

group discussion.

c.

diffusion of responsibility.

d.

conditions employing smaller groups.

Question number: 47

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

A compulsion by decision makers to maintain each other’s approval, even at the cost of critical thinking and good judgment, is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

social loafing.

b.

social conformity.

c.

groupthink.

d.

the halo effect.

Sign In