Conformity!!

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Conformity!!

This is a test on conformity within primary groups, secondary groups, and aggregates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you consider yourself a leader or a follower in your group of friends?
    • A. 

      Follower. I tend to do what everyone else is doing.

    • B. 

      Leader. I set the trends and I voice my opinions out to others.

  • 2. 
    You’re waiting in line at the cafeteria and you see kids cutting in line, what do you do.
    • A. 

      Cut in line. (Other people are doing it, why not?)

    • B. 

      Stay in line. (I don't want to get in trouble.)

  • 3. 
    Are you willing to be in a class you dislike if all your friends were in that class?
    • A. 

      No, I don't care if my friends are in my class

    • B. 

      Yes, I don't want to be in a class without my friends

  • 4. 
    Do you and your friends generally share the same taste in music/ clothing/ movies/ etc?
    • A. 

      Yes. It's great, everyone can talk about similar interests.

    • B. 

      No. We are all unique and have different interests and opinions!

  • 5. 
    One of your friends is in a disagreement with another group of people. Would you side with your friend even if you disagree?
    • A. 

      Yes, I support my friends regardless.

    • B. 

      No, he/she is wrong so.

  • 6. 
    You are waiting to cross the street with your friends but it says DONT WALK. While waiting for it to be safe to cross, you see someone going and a few seconds later, other your friends start walking too. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Walk with them. If other people are doing it, there is really no harm.

    • B. 

      Wait for the light. I'd rather be safe than sorry.

  • 7. 
    When you’re facing a dilemma, you mostly listen to:
    • A. 

      Your friends/ family

    • B. 

      Yourself

  • 8. 
    How often do you find yourself agreeing to something only because everyone else is doing so. (Ex; all your friends raise their hands so you do so as well)
    • A. 

      Not often. I have my own opinions that I should hold.

    • B. 

      Often, my friends are knowledgable (just pretend they are) and by siding with them I have a greater chance of being right

  • 9. 
    Do you think it’s important in your primary group (the people you spend time with most) for you and your friends to have similar interests?
    • A. 

      Yes. We should be able to talk about the same things and have the same opinions about things.

    • B. 

      No. Having different opinions and topics to talk about is a good thing.

  • 10. 
    Do you have a lot in common with your friends and family?
    • A. 

      Yes, we have shared interests and opinions

    • B. 

      No, we are very different from each other and generally don't share the same interests.

  • 11. 
    Do you ever find yourself picking up your friend’s habits or habitually using your friends jokes? (Ex; Marie starts using your mom jokes because of Anne.)
    • A. 

      Yes. I did it once or twice and it caught on.

    • B. 

      No. I don't do that.

  • 12. 
    If a stranger told you your hat is silly would you be persuaded to take it off?
    • A. 

      No, I don't care about his/ her opinion. I think my hat is cool.

    • B. 

      Yes, if a stranger has to say that to me, I probably look pretty ridiculous.

  • 13. 
    If your best friend told you your hat is silly would you be persuaded to take it off?
    • A. 

      No, who cares what he/ she thinks. I think my hat is fabulous.

    • B. 

      Yes, my friend is doing whats right for me. I probably do look ridiculous.

  • 14. 
    Everyone at school is wearing skinny jeans. Does this persuade you to do so as well?
    • A. 

      Yes. If everyone is doing it, I should too.

    • B. 

      No. If anything, I would wear something completely different.

  • 15. 
    Do you keep up and follow trends? (This refers to music, fashion, magazines)
    • A. 

      No, I have my own trends to follow.

    • B. 

      Yes, I tend to follow trends set by others.

  • 16. 
    What do you think about uniforms?
    • A. 

      Love them. I like getting to wear the same thing as everybody else.

    • B. 

      Dislike them. I don't want to be wearing what everyone else is.

  • 17. 
    Do you try to distinguish yourself from the masses
    • A. 

      Yes. It's called identification, we are all unique.

    • B. 

      No. I think it's better to just go with the flow.

  • 18. 
    Would you rather be a small fish in a big pond or a big fish in a small pond? 
    • A. 

      Small fish! I just want to fit in.

    • B. 

      Big fish! I want to stand out.

  • 19. 
    Are other people’s opinions of you important?
    • A. 

      No. I really don't care what people think of me.

    • B. 

      Yes. I think it's important to recognize other people's perspectives of you.

  • 20. 
    Do you consider yourself an original person?
    • A. 

      Yes. I'd like to think I stand out in a crowd.

    • B. 

      No. I tend to follow society's rules.

  • 21. 
    Do you think you fit into a stereotype?
    • A. 

      Yes. I am pretty cliche.

    • B. 

      No. I am my own person.

  • 22. 
    How important is being different to you?
    • A. 

      I try pretty hard to stand out from the rest.

    • B. 

      I don't want to stand out.

  • 23. 
    Loosely speaking, do you think that people tend to uniform themselves, adopting the same opinions and behaviours?
    • A. 

      Yes. I think our society is too involved in conformity and indifference is some what lacked.

    • B. 

      No. Everyone is different from each other in opinion and trends.

  • 24. 
    Have you ever changed yourself in order to be liked by others?
    • A. 

      Yes. Just to fit in.

    • B. 

      No. I don't care about fitting in.

  • 25. 
    How important is fitting in to you?
    • A. 

      Very important.

    • B. 

      Not important.

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