Chapter 14: Social Relationships

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Chapter 14: Social Relationships


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  • 1. 
    ___________________is the study of the causes and consequences of interpersonal behaviour. 
    • A. 

      Social influence

    • B. 

      Social psychology

    • C. 

      Social cognition

    • D. 

      Social behaviour

  • 2. 
    A financial secretary who embezzles is showing evidence of: 
    • A. 

      Restrained corruption

    • B. 

      Premeditated aggression

    • C. 

      Impulsive aggression

    • D. 

      Unbridled deviance

  • 3. 
    Shaun, who demonstrates impulsive aggression, likely has high levels of: 
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      Oestrogen

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 4. 
    When men commit acts of aggression, they are more likely than women to do so by: 
    • A. 

      Assertiveness

    • B. 

      Premeditation

    • C. 

      Violence

    • D. 

      Aggression

  • 5. 
    ________________is behaviour that benefits another without providing benefit to oneself. 
    • A. 

      Cooperation

    • B. 

      Altruism

    • C. 

      Reciprocal altruism

    • D. 

      Bystander contribution

  • 6. 
    A premeditated act of aggression would be an example of:
    • A. 

      Passive aggressive behaviour

    • B. 

      Hostile aggression

    • C. 

      Instrumental aggression

    • D. 

      Explosive aggression

  • 7. 
    Research on violent television and films, electronic games, and music reveals that: 
    • A. 

      There is no significant effect of media violence on behaviour

    • B. 

      Exposure to media violence reduces the tendency for violent behaviour

    • C. 

      Exposure to media violence produces a temporary increase in violent behaviour that disappears

    • D. 

      Exposure to media violence produces both immediate and long-term increases in violent behaviour

  • 8. 
    Contrary to the popular belief, this type of aggression does not reduce the likelihood of future aggression:
    • A. 

      Cathartic aggression

    • B. 

      Passive aggression

    • C. 

      Instrumental aggression

    • D. 

      Hostile aggression

  • 9. 
    Ashley is a beautiful young woman with long blonde hair and blue eyes. Social psychology research would suggest that those who see her are likely to assume that she:
    • A. 

      Lacks social skills

    • B. 

      Enjoys fewer dates

    • C. 

      Has few friends

    • D. 

      Has many friends

  • 10. 
    Women are more likely to carry out this type of aggression;
    • A. 

      Hostile aggression

    • B. 

      Instrumental aggression

    • C. 

      Cathartic aggression

    • D. 

      Passive aggression

  • 11. 
    Which of the following situational factors have been linked to increased aggression?
    • A. 

      High temperatures

    • B. 

      Bad smells

    • C. 

      Cold temperatures

    • D. 

      Dall of the above

  • 12. 
    If you are having feelings of exhilaration and emotional intimacy with your partner, you are likely experiencing: 
    • A. 

      Compassionate love

    • B. 

      First love

    • C. 

      Passionate love

    • D. 

      Consummate love

  • 13. 
    The presence of this substance increases cooperation:
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Acetylcholine

    • C. 

      Tryptophan

    • D. 

      Adrenalin

  • 14. 
    Which kind of altruistic act is a man most likely to help with?
    • A. 

      Long term altruism

    • B. 

      Heroism

    • C. 

      Emphatic concern

    • D. 

      Reciprocal altruism

  • 15. 
    Individuals are less likely to help if:
    • A. 

      They see someone else help

    • B. 

      There are few risks

    • C. 

      They are busy

    • D. 

      They identify with the person in need

  • 16. 
    Men are most typically attracted to:
    • A. 

      Young faces

    • B. 

      Mature faces

    • C. 

      Long faces

    • D. 

      Asymmetrical faces

  • 17. 
    According to Ajzen’s (1991) Theory of Planned Behaviour, which of the following beliefs is not one of the streams that lead to the intention to act?
    • A. 

      Behavioural beliefs

    • B. 

      Normative beliefs

    • C. 

      Control beliefs

    • D. 

      False beliefs

  • 18. 
    When one’s actions don’t match one’s beliefs or attitudes, the likely result is an uncomfortable state known as:
    • A. 

      Cognitive dissonance

    • B. 

      The unbelieving effect

    • C. 

      The sleeper effect

    • D. 

      The perseverance effect

  • 19. 
    Which group receives the least altruism?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Attractive people

    • C. 

      Women

    • D. 

      Men

  • 20. 
    People in long-term relationships often think of their partner as:
    • A. 

      More attractive than they really are

    • B. 

      Less attractive than they really are

    • C. 

      Unattractive

    • D. 

      About as attractive as they really are