You observe a person at the grocery store get angry

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52. You observe a person at the grocery store get angry and yell at the cashier. Which of these attributions illustrates the fundamental attribution error? A) The yeller is a mean, angry person. B) The cashier is overworked. C) The yeller has had a bad day. D) The cashier has had a bad day. Answer: A) The yeller is a mean, angry person. Difficulty: 3 QuestionID: FE-52 Topic: The Fundamental Attribution Error Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.1b
53. You get on an elevator. Everyone is facing to the right. You turn and also face to the right. This is an example of Difficulty: 2 QuestionID: FE-53 Topic: Social Influence—Conformity and Obedience Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.2a
54. Being part of a large crowd that stampedes into a store for a massive Boxing Day Sale would be an example of
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QuestionID: FE-54 Topic: Deindividuation—Losing Our Typical Identities Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.2a
55. Which of the following is associated with the diffusion of responsibility effect that leads to bystander nonintervention? Difficulty: 3 QuestionID: FE-55 Topic: Safety in Numbers or Danger in Numbers? Bystander Nonintervention Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.3a
56. Amanda, Sarah, Jonas, and William have been assigned a group project. Amanda ends up doing most of the work while the others get the same grade as she. This is an example of A) conformity. B) social loafing. C) pluralistic ignorance. D) groupthink. Answer: B) social loafing. Difficulty: 2 QuestionID: FE-56 Topic: Social Loafing—With a Little Too Much Help from My Friends Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.3a
57. David just found out that his new coworker is also named David, so he jokes that the new guy must be really smart and capable just based on his name! Which of the following is consistent with David's reaction? Difficulty: 3 QuestionID: FE-57 Topic: Persuasion—Humans as Salespeople Skill: Applied/Conceptual Objective: 13.4c

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