Do You Know Brown Eyes Blue Eyes?

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Do You Know Brown Eyes Blue Eyes?

This quiz is aimed to teach GCSE psychology students about the brown eyes blue eyes experiment. Made by Roshini, Anjali and Miranda. You have 4 minutes to complete this quiz. WE ARE SO COOL LIKE.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the experimenter?
    • A. 

      Sherif

    • B. 

      Elliott

    • C. 

      Levine

  • 2. 
    How old was the researcher's class?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      7 years

    • C. 

      9 years

  • 3. 
    The experimenter told the class, firstly, that blue-eyed children were smarter than those with brown eyes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    On the first day of the experiment, the rules were:
    • A. 

      Brown eyed children are smarter, better, and not allowed to play with blue eyed children because they are bad.

    • B. 

      Blue eyed children are equal with brown-eyed children

    • C. 

      Blue eyed children are smarter, better, and not allowed to play with brown eyed children because they are bad. Brown-eyed children are not allowed to use the drinking fountain.

  • 5. 
    The children who were "inferior" got worse grades than children who were told they were superior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Inferior children became arrogant and vicious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the aim of the study?
    • A. 

      To see the effect of superiority

    • B. 

      To teach her class what discrimination feels like

    • C. 

      To see the effect of artificially made groups

  • 8. 
    The results replicated themself when the brown-eyed children were told that they were now superior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Inferior children became angry, sad, confused, and withdrawn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The children got on very well, even with the groups that the experimenter had created.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In conclusion, the experimenter believed that, by getting the children to experience first hand what it felt like to be victims of prejudice and discrimination, these children would grow up being more tolerant towards others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What were the positives of the experiment? You can choose as many options as you like.
    • A. 

      It was ethical.

    • B. 

      Students showed empathy and tolerance towards other afterwards.

    • C. 

      Shows how easily prejudice and discrimination can happen with children.

  • 13. 
    What criticisms did the study have? You can choose as many options as you like.
    • A. 

      It was unethical.

    • B. 

      Lacks ecological validity.

    • C. 

      It was in an experimental setting

  • 14. 
    What is a pratical implication of the researcher's study?
    • A. 

      The method of creating empathy worked, but you need children to experience this at an early age.

    • B. 

      The researcher is a bad teacher.

    • C. 

      Young children will know how to make discrimination less damaging towards victims.