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Dr. Pagano Psych 10 – Practice Items for Final Exam **************Please note: Actual final exam will have 50 questions. There are 30 practice items presented here, to assist you in studying.**************** 1. In Milgram's first study of obedience, the majority of “teachers” who were ordered to shock a “learner”: A) refused to deliver even slight levels of shock. B) initially complied but refused to deliver more than slight levels of shock. C) complied until ordered to deliver intense levels of shock. D) complied fully and delivered the highest level of shock. 2. Professor Maslova attends faculty meetings simply to gain the approval of the college dean. Professor Maslova's behavior exemplifies the importance of: A) ingroup bias. B) informational social influence. C) normative social influence. D) deindividuation. 3. Jessica and Lou live next door to one another and share a plot of land on which they each keep their own individual gardens. Jessica and Lou have grown somewhat competitive about their gardens, and so use more resources and harsher chemicals than they should in the pursuit of a fantastic individual garden. Eventually, the plants in the whole garden begin to wither and day from the abuse. By pursuing their individual self- interest, their collective well-being decreased drastically. This is known as: A) a social trap. B) deindividuation. C) groupthink. D) ingroup bias. Page 1
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4. Gina is waiting at home for her friend Tom to show up so they can run some important errands together. Tom ends up being over an hour late, because an oil rig overturned on the freeway. At home, Gina has gotten steadily more irritated, thinking about how irresponsible Tom is. Which of the following helps describe Gina’s attribution for Tom’s behavior? A) the bystander effect. B) the fundamental attribution error. C) deindividuation. D) the mere exposure effect. 5. You ask your friend Libo to help you out by moving a couple of heavy boxes out of your apartment into storage. The next weekend, you ask Libo to help you move 20 more boxes into storage, to which he agrees. If you had at first asked Libo to move the 20 boxes, he would have almost certainly said no. This situation can best be describes by the: A) mere exposure effect. B) fundamental attribution error. C) door-in-the-face phenomenon. D)
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2009 for the course PSYCH PSYCH taught by Professor Geiselman during the Fall '09 term at UCLA.

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