Advanced Psychology - Qp7

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Advanced Psychology - Qp7

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Prejudice can be thought of as an extreme attitude about something.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The _____ theory is based on the idea that we have a need to maintain a positive self-image.
    • A. 

      Prejudice as conformity

    • B. 

      Inter-Group Conflict

    • C. 

      Minimal Groups

    • D. 

      Scapegoating

  • 3. 
    Norms are standards of behaviour or routine expectations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Group Norms has been broadly described as yielding to the pressure of a group, regardless of its majority or minority status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Conformity is sharing the views of another, compliance is acting according to the wishes of another, even while disagreeing with their views.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The major factors involved in persuasive communication were identified by Hovland and Janis (1959) and they are: (Select three)
    • A. 

      The source of information

    • B. 

      The source of the message

    • C. 

      The characteristics of the recipients

    • D. 

      The context or situation

  • 7. 
    There is a general tendency for group decisions to become more extreme or polarised in the direction initially taken by the individual members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Generally, formal situations are more influential than informal situations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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