Quiz On Psychology And Aggression

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Quiz On Psychology And Aggression

Aggression is the feeling of anger or antipathy resulting in hostile or violent behavior or the readiness to confront someone. This can be explained through psychology. Test out how you understand the two by taking up the quiz below. All the best and read up more on those you fail.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name 3 explanations of group aggression?
    • A. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, testosterone

    • B. 

      Importation model, deprivation model, xenophobia

    • C. 

      Power-threat hypothesis, dehumanisation, xenophobia

    • D. 

      Power-threat hypothesis, sexual jealousy, infidelity

  • 2. 
    What are the evolutionary explanations of Agg?
    • A. 

      Power-threat hypothesis, sexual jealousy, infidelity

    • B. 

      Importation model, deprivation model, xenophobia

    • C. 

      Sexual jealousy, infidelity

    • D. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, testosterone

  • 3. 
    What art the neural explanations of Aggression?
    • A. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, testosterone

    • B. 

      Genes, MAOA

    • C. 

      Power-threat hypothesis, sexual jealousy, infidelity

    • D. 

      Importation model, deprivation model, xenophobia

  • 4. 
    What are the genetic explanations of Aggression and what types of studies do you need to mention?
    • A. 

      importation model, deprivation model, xenophobia and lab studies

    • B. 

      Genes MAOA, lab study, natural, field

    • C. 

      Genes MAOA, twin studies, adoption studies

    • D. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, testosterone

  • 5. 
    The Psychological explanations are ______ and _______. The pneumonics for these explanations are ____ ____ and _____ ____ _____ _____
  • 6. 
    Name the 3 explanations of Institutional aggression.
    • A. 

      Importation model, deprivation model, xenophobia

    • B. 

      Power-threat hypothesis, sexual jealousy, infidelity

    • C. 

      Importations model, deprivation modal, dehumanisation

    • D. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, testosterone

  • 7. 
    A study investigation the power threat hypothesis looked at lynch mobs in Brazil lynching those who were not a threat, what study was this?
    • A. 

      Rothenberg (1998)

    • B. 

      Clark (2006)

    • C. 

      Evens and Rowe

    • D. 

      Pollari and Balestri

  • 8. 
    A study into Xenophobia looked at violence between north and south italian football crowds, which study was this?
    • A. 

      Rothenberg (1998)

    • B. 

      Pollari and Balestri

    • C. 

      Clark (2006)

    • D. 

      Evans and Rowe

  • 9. 
    When looking at evolutionary explanatations which study found women who suspected their partner as being jelous were twice as likely to experience violence?
    • A. 

      Buss and Shackleford (1997)

    • B. 

      Wilson et al

    • C. 

      Shackleford et al (2005)

  • 10. 
    When looking at evolutionary explanations, which study surveyed 461 males and 560 females finding correlations between male retention techniques and violence in a relationship?
    • A. 

      Buss and Shackelford (1997)

    • B. 

      Wilson et al

    • C. 

      Shackleford et al (2005)

  • 11. 
    On looking at the role of genes in aggression Coccaro (1997) found using 182 MZ twins and 118 DZ twins that aggression could be attributed to 50% of genes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Mcguffin and Gottesman(1985) found mz twins to have a concordance rate if 87% and dz twins to have a concordance rate of what?
    • A. 

      63%

    • B. 

      29%

    • C. 

      72%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 13. 
    Hutchings and Mednick(1975) looked at the relationship between aggression in adopted children and their biological parents using 14'000 adoptees in denmark. But is it true he found no supporting evidence for the role of genes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    On looking at the role of the gene MAOA, what nationality was the notirous family which Brunner (1993) studies and found a defect on the X chromosone?
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 15. 
    The pneumonic Serotonin Means Bussiness shows the studies supporting serotonin, however what did Scerbo and raine (1993) find?
    • A. 

      High levels of serotnin in aggressive children

    • B. 

      No serotnin in aggressive children

    • C. 

      Low levels in aggressive children

    • D. 

      Low levels especially in those who attempted suicide

  • 16. 
    The pneumonic Cool Kids Lie indicates the studies Coupiss and Kennedy and Lavinne(1997), but what did Lavinne find?
    • A. 

      The use of amphetamines decreased aggressive behaviour

    • B. 

      The use of amphetamines (increasing dopamine) increased agg beh

    • C. 

      Amphetamines had no effect

  • 17. 
    High levels of Testosterone have been associated with Aggression. The pneumonic Drugs Are Knowledgable indicated the studies for testosterone, however what did Archer find?
    • A. 

      100 participant - low testosterone - low violence

    • B. 

      205 participants - high testosterone - high violence

    • C. 

      150 participants - low testosterone - high violence

    • D. 

      230 participants - high testosterone - high violence

  • 18. 
    What 2 studies support the importation model?
    • A. 

      Harer and Scheffenmeister and Keller and Wang

    • B. 

      Hodginkinson and Mckorkle et al

    • C. 

      Nijman and esses

  • 19. 
    When looking at the deprivation model, Hot Men Nightclub represents the studies Hodginkinson, Mckorkle et al and nijman. However Nijman contridicted other findings suggesting what?
    • A. 

      More space reduces aggression

    • B. 

      More staff made aggression worse

    • C. 

      More space did not reduce aggression

    • D. 

      Less staff reduced aggression

  • 20. 
    Which study found that those high in social dominance orientation tend to reject out group memebers and rationalise their aggression seeing others as less than human?
    • A. 

      Esses at al

    • B. 

      Nijman et al

    • C. 

      Scerbo and raine

    • D. 

      Mckorkle et al

  • 21. 
    The leading researcher into SLT and aggression was who?
    • A. 

      Bandura

    • B. 

      Zimbardo

    • C. 

      Keller and Wang

  • 22. 
    Which study found that deindividuation can actually lead to hugs and sexual thoughts in the dark?
    • A. 

      Zimbardo

    • B. 

      Mann et al

    • C. 

      Gergen at al

    • D. 

      Deiner et al