How Much Do You Know About Political Psychology?

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How Much Do You Know About Political Psychology?

Political psychology is a field of study which is focused on and dedicated to the understanding of politics, politicians, and political behaviors from a psychological perspective. Psychology is considered to be capable of being used as a lens for an adequate and proper understanding of politics, while politics is likewise used to understand psychology. It is an interdisciplinary field of study which borrows from other fields such as philosophy, media, history, journalism, economics, and international relations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Political psychology aims to understand which of the following?
    • A. 

      The relationship between one and politics 

    • B. 

      The correlation between psychology and politics 

    • C. 

      The ways to be better politicians 

    • D. 

      The interdependent relationship between individuals and contexts influenced by various factors 

  • 2. 
    Political psychological theories have been applied in all the following except?
    • A. 

      Leadership role 

    • B. 

      Domestic and foreign policy making 

    • C. 

      War and genocide 

    • D. 

      Impeachment policies 

  • 3. 
    Political psychologists make us of all the following except?
    • A. 

      Social explanations 

    • B. 

      Cognitive explanations 

    • C. 

      Political behaviors 

    • D. 

      National assumptions 

  • 4. 
    Political psychology originated from which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Germany 

    • B. 

      England 

    • C. 

      France 

    • D. 

      China 

  • 5. 
    The term political psychology was firstly introduced when?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1835

    • C. 

      1860

    • D. 

      1780

  • 6. 
    Who firstly introduced the term political psychology? 
    • A. 

      Adolph Bastian 

    • B. 

      Hippolyte Taine

    • C. 

      Emile Boutmy 

    • D. 

      Gustave Le Bon

  • 7. 
    Which of the following suggested that embracing nationalism would remedy the vulnerability of the uncontrollable state of a crowd to submission and leadership?
    • A. 

      Gustave Le Bon 

    • B. 

      Emile Boutmy 

    • C. 

      Hippolyte Taine

    • D. 

      Adolph Bastian 

  • 8. 
    The Risorgimento in Italy instigated social reforms and voting rights when? 
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1759

    • D. 

      1870

  • 9. 
    Which of the following theorized the role of class and social systems in Italy?
    • A. 

      Gaetano Mosca

    • B. 

      Vilfredo Pareto

    • C. 

      Robert Michels 

    • D. 

      Sigmund Freud

  • 10. 
    The first psychobiographical explanation of how the personality characteristics of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson affected his decision making during World War 1 was developed by which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Sigmund Freud and Bullitt

    • B. 

      Bullitt and Wilhelm Reich 

    • C. 

      Herbert Marcuse and Walther Poppelreuter 

    • D. 

      Theodor Adorno and Adolph Bastian