Child Psychology - Qp16

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  • 1. 
    Who believed that humans could rid themselves of aggressive impulses by means of catharsis?
    • A. 

      Lorenz

    • B. 

      Freud

    • C. 

      Bandura

  • 2. 
    Aggressive responses can be either induced or prevented by which of the following? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Electrodes

    • B. 

      Specialised diet

    • C. 

      The use of chemicals injected into the brain

    • D. 

      Carefully timed visual cues

  • 3. 
    Aggression in higher animals is automatically produced by electrical stimulation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis is the theory that states that aggression is a reaction to frustration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Studies showed that punishment can reduce aggression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would qualify as an example of catharsis?
    • A. 

      Watching a violent movie.

    • B. 

      Going for a run.

    • C. 

      Drinking alcohol.

  • 7. 
    In higher animals, what is aggression influenced by?
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      Experience

    • C. 

      Sound

  • 8. 
    "Low frustration tolerance" indicates a tendency to be oblivious to frustrating events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In Parker and Deur's experiment involving the clown-shaped doll, which of the following groups displayed the most aggression?
    • A. 

      Those who received no further reward for punching the clown.

    • B. 

      Those who received marbles on half the trials and a disturbing buzzer sound following the other half.

    • C. 

      Those who received consistent punishment, i.e. the disturbing buzzer sound, each time they punched the clown.

  • 10. 
    In Bandura's experiments involving imitating aggressive acts, what results did watching the filmed models produce?
    • A. 

      More imitation of specific aggressive acts

    • B. 

      More aggressive responses of all kinds