Psychology 101 Prelim 1 Fall 03 - Psychology 101 Prelim 1...

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Psychology 101 Prelim 1 Fall 03 Print your LAST NAME, then FIRST NAME and STUDENT ID NUMBER on the answer sheet and darken the corresponding circles. We cannot give you credit for your exam unless you darken a correct name and ID number. Do your own work; cheating will be penalized by an automatic failure in the course. No credit will be given for poor erasure marks. Your version number is 3. Answers will be posted on the 101 website today; grades will be posted on the website within a few days. Time limit is 50 minutes. Answer: 1. In today's business world, the most important people in determining the survival and growth of a company seem to be: A. the CEOs who manage the company B. the customers who support the company C. the workers who actually do the bulk of the work D. the chief financial officers 2. The Watergate burgulary that brought an end to Richard Nixon's presidency was approved in large measure because of: A. group think B. diffusion of responsibility C. reciprocal concessions D. bystander non-intervention . 3. According to Tom Peters and Prof. Maas, the number one problem with management today is:
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A. acts of omission B. acts of commission C. diffusion of responsibility D. management isolation . 4. Harry Chapin's "Flowers are Red" song encourages: A. conformity to group norms B. creativity C. pollenation D. acceptance of rules . 5. The only occupational group that consistently refused to deliver high levels of shock in the Milgrim experiment were: A. physicians B. lawyers C. clergy D. electricians .
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6. Which people were not mentioned in lecture or your readings as vulnerable to joining cults: A. scientists, engineers and nurses B. pre-teenagers C. those who have lost of a job or a loved one D. elderly people . 7. Which of the following would be most likely to help you get assistance in a crowd of people: A. Being attractive B. Calling out for help to a large crowd C. Pointing to an individual and asking for help D. Both A and C are true . 8. The most likely explanation for why more females than males "shocked" a puppy with 450 volts was: A. Man is dog's best friend B. The experimenter's gender C. The experimenter's tone of voice D. Men disobey orders more than women .
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9. Operation MK-Ultra was successful in controlling the minds of: A. patients B. Russian secret agents C. physicians D. military personnel . 10. Which is a critical difference between the shy and non-shy personality? A. physiological reactions B. thoughts associated with shyness C. self-evaluation D. both a and c . 11. Jeane Dixon, the expert who claims to have predicted the Watergate scandal: A. saw the entire series of events accurately in a prophetic dream B. made only a very generalized prediction about Watergate and its outcome C. reshaped her original prediction so that it better fit with what actually happened
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D. is correct in her predictions about 50% of the time . 12.
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Psychology 101 Prelim 1 Fall 03 - Psychology 101 Prelim 1...

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