Advanced Psychology - Qp6

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Advanced Psychology - Qp6

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  • 1. 
    It is often easier to say what your attitude is to something, than to give a detailed account of the attitude and how it can be measured.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Katz argued that there are also four motives behind our attitudes. (Select three)
    • A. 

      Knowledge function

    • B. 

      Attitude function

    • C. 

      Value-expressive function

    • D. 

      Ego-defensive function

  • 3. 
    _______ - attitudes based on direct experience are more likely to predict behaviour, than those attitudes based only on indirect experience.
    • A. 

      Predispositions

    • B. 

      Situational factors

    • C. 

      Expressing of Attitudes

    • D. 

      Influence of Experience.

  • 4. 
    The _______ states:  When two attitudes or beliefs are inconsistent with each other, it is the one that is less firmly held which will be the one that changes.
    • A. 

      Balance Theory

    • B. 

      Congruity Theory

    • C. 

      Cognitive Dissonance Theory

    • D. 

      Self-Perception Theory

  • 5. 
    Hedonic Dissonance is the counter-attitudinal behaviour is related to a value, so there is greater dissonance experienced if the behaviour is linked to a reward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A source who is perceived as being charming, humorous and pleasant, is more persuasive than one who is not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A face-to-face message is thought to be more effective than a media message because the source can receive non-verbal feedback from the recipient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If an audience does not have prior knowledge of the issues or has little interest, the primacy effect will predominate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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