Chapter 18 (4) Practice Quiz

Chapter 18 (4) Practice Quiz - 1. In an experiment by...

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1. In an experiment by Dutton and Aron, one group of men were asked by an attractive woman to complete a short questionnaire immediately after they had crossed a swaying footbridge suspended 230 feet above the Capilano River. This experiment was designed to study the factors that contribute to: A) the bystander effect. B) social facilitation. C) the mere exposure effect. D) passionate love. E) the foot-in-the-door phenomenon. 2. Elsworth is unusually attractive and intelligent, and she works hard to please her husband. He displays little affection for her, however, and spends most of the family's resources on his own interests. Elsworth's relationship with her husband is best characterized as: A) deindividuated. B) companionate. C) inequitable. D) complementary. E) reciprocal. 3. The foot-in-the-door phenomenon refers to the tendency to: A) neglect critical thinking because of a strong desire for social harmony within a group. B) perform simple tasks more effectively in the presence of others. C) comply with a large request if one has previously complied with a small request. D) lose self-restraint in group situations that foster anonymity. E) experience an increasing attraction to novel stimuli as they become more familiar. 4. The ill-fated decision of President John F. Kennedy and his advisors to invade Cuba best illustrates the dangers of: A) deindividuation. B) the bystander effect. C) social facilitation. D) the mere exposure effect. E) groupthink. Page 1
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5. Prejudice is most likely to develop as a way of justifying: A) group polarization. B) social traps. C) mirror-image perceptions. D) superordinate goals. E) social inequalities. 6. Twenty Wallonians were arrested for nonviolent crimes, whereas 20 Pireaneans were arrested for violent crimes. The tendency to judge that more crimes were committed by Pireaneans than by Wallonians best illustrates the power of: A) ingroup bias. B) the mere exposure effect.
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