# Take A Short Quiz On Milgram! Trivia

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• 1.

### What type of data did Milgram collect?

• A.

Quantitative Data

• B.

Qualititative Data

• C.

Both Quantitative and Qualititative

C. Both Quantitative and Qualititative
Explanation
Milgram collected both quantitative and qualitative data. Quantitative data refers to numerical information that can be measured and analyzed statistically, such as the number of participants who obeyed the experimenter's commands. On the other hand, qualitative data refers to non-numerical information that is descriptive in nature, such as participants' verbal responses or observations made during the experiment. By collecting both types of data, Milgram was able to gain a comprehensive understanding of the participants' behavior and attitudes in his famous obedience study.

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• 2.

### Participants who didn't go to 450 volts were described as what?

• A.

Obedient

• B.

Defiant

• C.

Sluggish

• D.

Frigid

B. Defiant
Explanation
Participants who didn't go to 450 volts were described as defiant because they refused to comply with the authority figure's instructions to administer the maximum voltage. Despite the pressure to obey, these individuals displayed resistance and defiance, suggesting a strong sense of personal autonomy and moral judgment.

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• 3.

### How did participants take part in the experiment?

• A.

In a group

• B.

Individually

• C.

Collectively

B. Individually
Explanation
Participants took part in the experiment individually, meaning that each person participated on their own, without the presence or influence of others. This suggests that the experiment was designed to assess individual responses and behaviors, rather than group dynamics or collective decision-making.

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• 4.

### How did Mr Wallace appear?

• A.

Evil and horrible

• B.

Disgusting and sickening

• C.

Sound

• D.

Likeable and Mild-mannered

D. Likeable and Mild-mannered
Explanation
Mr. Wallace appeared likeable and mild-mannered. This suggests that he had a pleasant and friendly demeanor, and was well-behaved and polite in his interactions with others. He likely had a calm and gentle personality, which made him easy to get along with and approachable.

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• 5.

### How many volts was the sample shock which was given to each participant?

• A.

70 volts

• B.

350 volts

• C.

450 volts

• D.

45 volts

D. 45 volts
Explanation
The correct answer is 45 volts. This suggests that the sample shock given to each participant was 45 volts.

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• 6.

### How many verbal prods were used in this study?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

17

• D.

4

D. 4
Explanation
The study used 4 verbal prods.

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• 7.

### What ethical guidline did Milgram NOT break?

• A.

Deception

• B.

Debriefing

B. Debriefing
Explanation
Milgram did not break the ethical guideline of debriefing. Debriefing refers to the process of providing participants with a thorough explanation of the study's purpose, procedures, and any deception that may have occurred after their participation. Milgram ensured that participants were given a comprehensive debriefing, which included clarifying the true nature of the study and addressing any concerns or psychological distress that may have arisen. This ethical practice allows participants to fully understand the study and its implications, promoting their well-being and informed consent.

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• 8.

### What percentage of people did students at Yale predict would go to 450 volts?

• A.

10%

• B.

13%

• C.

33%

• D.

3%

D. 3%
Explanation
The correct answer is 3%. This suggests that only a small percentage of students at Yale predicted that a high number of people would go all the way to 450 volts in a study or experiment. This could indicate that the majority of students believed that most people would not be willing to administer such a high level of electric shock, highlighting a potential ethical concern or moral hesitation.

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• 9.

### When Milgram moved his study from Yale to an office block, what percentage of people went to 450 volts?

• A.

3%

• B.

10%

• C.

47.5%

• D.

55.5%

C. 47.5%
Explanation
In Milgram's study, when he moved it from Yale to an office block, approximately 47.5% of people went all the way to 450 volts. This suggests that even in a different setting, a significant portion of individuals were willing to administer the highest level of electric shock to the learner, highlighting the alarming obedience to authority observed in the experiment.

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• 10.

### What did Milgram want to disprove?

• A.

That American's were gimps

• B.

That German's were decent people

• C.

That German people were naturally evil

• D.

That American's like tropicana

C. That German people were naturally evil
Explanation
Milgram wanted to disprove the notion that German people were naturally evil. This is evident from his famous Milgram Experiment, where he studied the obedience of individuals towards authority figures. The experiment showed that people from various backgrounds, including Germans, were capable of carrying out harmful actions under certain circumstances, suggesting that obedience to authority played a significant role rather than inherent evilness.

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