Social Psychology MC questions

Social Psychology MC questions - SocialPsychology

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Social Psychology 1. Marilyn judges her professor’s strict class attendance policy to be an indication of his  overcontrolling personality rather than a necessity dictated by the limited number of class  sessions in a course that meets only once a week. Her judgment best illustrates:  a. the mere exposure effect.b. group polarization. c. deindividuation.d. the fundamental attribution error. 2. Bart complied with his friends’ request to join them in smashing decorative pumpkins early one  Halloween evening. Later that night he was surprised by his own failure to resist their pressures  to throw eggs at passing police cars. Bart’s experience best illustrates the:  a. bystander effect.b. foot-in-the-door phenomenon. c. fundamental attribution error.d. frustration-aggression principle. 3. Cognitive dissonance theory is most helpful for understanding the impact of:  a. groupthink on social conflict. b. deindividuation on the bystander effect. c. team membership on social loafing. d. role-playing on attitude change. 4. In making wedding preparations, Jason conforms to the expectations of his future bride’s family  simply to win their favor. His behavior illustrates the importance of:  a. social facilitation.b. normative social influence. c. mirror-image perceptions.d. the mere exposure effect. 5. The level of obedience in the Milgram experiments was highest when the “teacher” was  ________ the experimenter and ________ the “learner.”  a. close to; close tob. far from; far from c. close to; far fromd. far from; close t 6. Bonnie pedals an exercise bike at her health club much faster when other patrons happen to  be working out on nearby equipment. This best illustrates:  a. the bystander effect.b. the foot-in-the-door phenomenon. c. social facilitation.d. group polarization. 7. When a group of racially prejudiced high school students discussed racial issues, their  attitudes became even more prejudiced. This best illustrates:  a. group polarization.b. the bystander effect. c. social facilitation.d. deindividuation.
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ECON 898 taught by Professor White during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Social Psychology MC questions - SocialPsychology

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