Milgrims Experiment On Obedience To Authority Figures

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Milgrims Experiment On Obedience To Authority Figures

A short quiz of 10 questions to do with Milgrims experiment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the study trying to find out?
    • A. 

      How obedient people are to an authority figure.

    • B. 

      How many volts a man can take before he dies.

    • C. 

      How people react to electric shocks.

    • D. 

      To see if people learn better after recieving electric shocks.

  • 2. 
    How many volts did the machine supposedly go up to?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      430

    • C. 

      450

    • D. 

      280

  • 3. 
    Where was the setting of the experiment?
    • A. 

      Yale

    • B. 

      Cambridge

    • C. 

      Harvard

    • D. 

      Eton

  • 4. 
    How much were each of the participants paid to take part in the experiment? (Including travel expences)
    • A. 

      £4.00

    • B. 

      $3.50

    • C. 

      $4.50

    • D. 

      $4.00

  • 5. 
    How many people participated in the experiment?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      90

  • 6. 
    How many verbal prods were given before the experiment was stopped?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    How much did the voltage go up witch each wrong answer from the learner?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 8. 
    In what year did the experiment take place?
    • A. 

      1991

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1961

  • 9. 
    What percentage of people delievered the maximum amount of electric shock to the learner?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      65%

    • D. 

      68%

  • 10. 
    What was the estimated percentage of participants who woud deliver a maximum shock?
    • A. 

      3%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      11%