Sensation, Attention & Perception-Intersensory Perception (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 19

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Question number: 1

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The ________ of humor, by Thomas Hobbes, suggests we feel amused when humor makes us feel superior to other people.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

congruity theory

b.

incongruity theory

c.

social-comparison theory

d.

disparagement theory

Question number: 2

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Physical proximity increases attraction because it

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

enhances social comparisons.

b.

decreases frequency of contact.

c.

increases frequency of contact.

d.

reduces development of incompatible roles.

Question number: 3

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The theory known as ________ holds that one’s current happiness depends in part on comparing present circumstances to past circumstances.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

social-comparison theory

Question number: 4

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The fact that physically attractive people also tend to be rated more highly on traits such as intelligence and honesty is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

social comparisons.

b.

social magnetism.

c.

the halo effect.

d.

groupthink.

Question number: 5

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Desensitization is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

reduction of emotional sensitivity.

b.

the imitation of an undesired response.

c.

increased emotional sensitivity.

d.

the removal of an inhibition.

Question number: 6

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According to evolutionary psychologists,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

women tend to be concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

b.

men place less emphasis on physical attractiveness.

c.

women are not concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

d.

men are biologically driven to have multiple partners.

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