Psychology Of Peace And Conflict

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In this quiz, we’ll take a look at the psychology behind such concepts as peace and conflict. Peace Psychology, for example, deals with the psychological aspects of peace, war, conflict and violence. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is FALSE about peace psychology?
    • A. 

      It is the application of psychological principles to the study of peace

    • B. 

      Emerged after WW1

    • C. 

      Post Cold War has broadened to include conflicts within developing nations only

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Peace psychology is:
    • A. 

      A study

    • B. 

      A philosophy

    • C. 

      A discipline

    • D. 

      In journals

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    "a perceived difference betw the interests of the parties concerned, whether these interests are real or not..... and a belief, at least, initially, that both sets of interests cannot be satisfied simultaneously" defines: 
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Resolution

    • E. 

      Reconciliation

  • 4. 
    A conflict is between ____ people, groups or nations?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      2 or more

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      3 or more

    • E. 

      Any number

  • 5. 
    "episodes manifested in an acute insult to well-being which typically harms or kills quickly and dramatically" defines ____ violence.
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

    • C. 

      Cultural

    • D. 

      Structural

    • E. 

      Any

  • 6. 
    1. seen as normal2. deprives some people of needs satisfaction3. results from how institutions are set up4. can be harder to changeThese describe which form of violence? 
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

    • C. 

      Structural

    • D. 

      Cultural

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 7. 
    Cultural violence is:
    • A. 

      Closely related to structural violence

    • B. 

      Our cultural context reinforces structures of violence

    • C. 

      Is about the structures of society

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    CONFLICT DYNAMICS AND A MODEL FOR RESOLVING CONFLICT:Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Conflict can be destructive

    • B. 

      Conflict cannot be constructive

    • C. 

      You can not have the same outcome with different processes

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which 1 of the following is NOT a conflict management style?
    • A. 

      Contending

    • B. 

      Compromise

    • C. 

      Conflicting

    • D. 

      Avoiding

    • E. 

      Giving in

    • F. 

      Creative problem solving

  • 10. 
    People try to resolve conflict by creative problem solving, which:
    • A. 

      Assumes everyone can have their important needs met

    • B. 

      Focuses on interests

    • C. 

      Focuses on needs and wants

    • D. 

      Focuses on concerns and fears

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Of the 4 approaches to handling conflict, creative problem solving is:
    • A. 

      Rights based

    • B. 

      Power based

    • C. 

      Interest based

    • D. 

      Integrative problem solving

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    2 or more parties have a discussion with the aim of resolving a problem or creating a solution is:
    • A. 

      Negotiation

    • B. 

      Mediation

    • C. 

      Arbitration

    • D. 

      Adjudication

    • E. 

      Resolution

  • 13. 
    A ___ is a 3rd party who acts as a good process manager, helps parties resolve the conflict, and ASKS the parties to decide the solution.
    • A. 

      Negotiator

    • B. 

      Mediator

    • C. 

      Arbitrator

    • D. 

      Adjudicator

    • E. 

      Compromiser

  • 14. 
    A ____ is a 3rd party who hears the parties and makes the decisions based on who is right or most fair, after parties have made a case for who is right. This process can also be legally or non-legally binding.
    • A. 

      Negotiator

    • B. 

      Mediator

    • C. 

      Arbitrator

    • D. 

      Adjudicator

    • E. 

      Compromiser

  • 15. 
    A ___ hears the parties and makes a legal decision, after the parties have made a case for who is right.
    • A. 

      Negotiator

    • B. 

      Mediator

    • C. 

      Arbitrator

    • D. 

      Adjudicator

    • E. 

      Compromiser

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following is NOT an approach to handling conflict?
    • A. 

      Lefts-based

    • B. 

      Rights-based

    • C. 

      Power-based

    • D. 

      Interest-based

  • 17. 
    Power is potentially demonstrated throughout a conflict by:
    • A. 

      Armed forces

    • B. 

      Sanctions

    • C. 

      Voting

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    RIghts-based approaches demonstrate through _____ whilst interest-based approaches try to meet interests through_____.
    • A. 

      Negotiation, litigation

    • B. 

      Litigation, arbitration

    • C. 

      Arbitration, mediation

    • D. 

      Litigation, negotiation

    • E. 

      C or d

  • 19. 
    In the 'dispute resolution systems' inverted pyramid, POWER-BASED approaches have ____ cost and ____satisfaction, whilst INTEREST-BASED approaches have ____ cost and ____ satisfaction.
    • A. 

      High /h igh and low /low

    • B. 

      Low /low and high /high

    • C. 

      High /low and low / high

    • D. 

      Low /high and low/ high

    • E. 

      High /high and high /low

  • 20. 
    Which 1 of the following is not a possible OUTCOME of conflict?
    • A. 

      Win-win

    • B. 

      Win-lose

    • C. 

      Lose-lose

    • D. 

      Win a little-lose a little

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Win-lose (distributive solutions) assume zero-sum

    • B. 

      Win-lose makes 1 side want to win more than the other for limited resource

    • C. 

      Win-win does not assume all parties will necessarily have all their interests met

    • D. 

      Win-win aims to discover creative ways to meet everyone's interests

    • E. 

      Win-win talks about having interests met

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Some conflicts are more amenable to win-win than others

    • B. 

      Most conflicts do have win-win solutions

    • C. 

      Most people go into conflict assuming a win-win solution

    • D. 

      Most conflicts fail to find a win-win solution that is there

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      The conflict management style FIGHTING, uses power- or rights-based methods

    • B. 

      Conceding isnt aka yielding

    • C. 

      Fighting isnt aka contending

    • D. 

      There are 6 different styles of managing conflict

  • 24. 
    ____ involves each party having part of their interests met and giving in on part of their interests, whilst ____ says each party has their most important interests met.
    • A. 

      Win-lose, compromise

    • B. 

      Win-lose, win-win

    • C. 

      Win-win, compromise

    • D. 

      Compromise, win-win

    • E. 

      Compromise, win-lose

  • 25. 
    When people attempt to find a win-win outcome, their style will be:
    • A. 

      Integrative problem solving

    • B. 

      Distributive problem solving

    • C. 

      Creative problem solving

    • D. 

      General problem solving

    • E. 

      Compromised

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