Psychology of Social Integration (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 39 - 44 of 51

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Question number: 39

» Psychology of Social Integration » Social Integration

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Group think refers to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Deterioration of physical energy

b.

Deterioration of mental efficiency

c.

Think tank

d.

None of the above

Question number: 40

» Psychology of Social Integration » Social Integration

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Behaving in accordance with group expectations with little or no overt pressure to do so is:

Understanding Conformity vs. Groupthink

What is conformity? What is groupthink?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

social loafing

c.

conformity

d.

persuasion

Question number: 41

» Psychology of Social Integration » Social Integration

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According to Janis, ________ occurs when people are deeply involved in a cohesive in-group, and when the members’ strivings for unanimity override their motivation to realistically appraise alternative

Understanding Conformity vs. Groupthink

What is conformity? What is groupthink?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

persuasion

b.

social loafing

c.

social facilitation

d.

groupthink

Question number: 42

» Psychology of Social Integration » Stereotypes

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A social schema that incorporates characteristics, which may be positive or negative, supposedly shared by almost all members of a group is a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

social cognition

b.

social schema

c.

stereotype

d.

causal attribution

Question number: 43

» Psychology of Social Integration » Social Integration

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Presence of others may interfere with performance due to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Social loafing

b.

Social inhibition

c.

Distraction

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 44

» Psychology of Social Integration » Prejudice

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which one of the following is incorrect regarding the causes of origin of prejudice?

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Perception of threat to self-esteem or/and group interest

b.

Competition for scarce resources

c.

Categorizing ourselves as a member of a group and others as members of a different group.

d.

Unfavorable or negative actions directed towards members of other group.

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