Social Psychology 2

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Social Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Social psychology refers to the branch of psychology that deals with social interaction, not excluding its origins and effects on the individuals involved. Can you answer all the following questions in our second quiz on the topic? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you give an opinion that is contrary to your own beliefs, that is known as Counterattitudinal Advocasy. If we have sufficient ________ justificaiton we will not experience dissonance.
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

  • 2. 
    This type of attitude controls your emotions toward something. For Example, When you see a puppy for the first time and you fall in love immedeatly.
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Behavioral

  • 3. 
    An attitude based on the fact that you have previously attended a meeting for an adoption of a child is a _____ attitude.
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Behavioral

  • 4. 
    How much do you like pizza is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Explicit Attitude

    • B. 

      Behavioral

    • C. 

      Cognitive

    • D. 

      Implicit Attitude

  • 5. 
    When are you most likely to stop smoking?
    • A. 

      When hearing from a pop star

    • B. 

      When hearing from a doctor

  • 6. 
    Which route leads to LONG LASTING attitude Change?
    • A. 

      The Central Route!

    • B. 

      The Periphial Route!

  • 7. 
    Which theory says that, when people feel their freedom to act in a certain way is threatened they will engage in a prohibited way.
    • A. 

      Social Exchange Theory

    • B. 

      Reactance Theory

    • C. 

      Ethical

    • D. 

      Theory of Planned Behavior

  • 8. 
    Attitudes towards homosexuals are what types of Attitudes
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Implicit

    • C. 

      Explicit

    • D. 

      Behavioral

  • 9. 
    When you look to someone elses behavior as a cue to how you should act, what type of conformity are you using?
    • A. 

      Informational Social Influence

    • B. 

      Normative Social Influence

  • 10. 
    ____________________ is to Conforming publically without believing what is being said as ________________ is to conformity due to belief that others are right.
    • A. 

      Private Acceptance; Public Compliance

    • B. 

      Public Comliance; Private Acceptance

  • 11. 
    When conforming, what are the 3 reasons we are likely to do this?
    • A. 

      Situation is uncertain, When other people know what they are talking about, and when there is no need to respond quickly

    • B. 

      Situation is Certain, Other people are Experts, there is a crisis

    • C. 

      Situaion is Ambiguous, Other poeople are experts, there is a crisis

  • 12. 
    The More Important a Task, the more likely we are to conform. Is this True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Social Impact Theory says we will conform depending on 3 Variables:
    • A. 

      Strength, Hope, Respect

    • B. 

      Strength, Immediacy(how close it is to you) , Number

    • C. 

      Strength, Time line, Liking

  • 14. 
    Which type of culture is more likley to conform?
    • A. 

      Collectivist

    • B. 

      Interdependent

    • C. 

      Independent

  • 15. 
    Are Men or Women more easily influenced to conform?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

  • 16. 
    _____ is to what we think other people approve/disapprove of as _____________ is to our perceptions of the way people ACTUALLY behave in a situation.
    • A. 

      INJUNCTIVE; DESCRIPTIVE

    • B. 

      DESCRIPTIVE; INJUNCTIVE

  • 17. 
    The Role of ___________________ Social influence makes it difficult for us to say no, especially to authoritative figures.
    • A. 

      Normative

    • B. 

      Informative

  • 18. 
    Working together to solve problems increases
    • A. 

      Group Cohesiveness

    • B. 

      Social Loafing

    • C. 

      Social Faciliation

  • 19. 
    Which culture is most likely to participate in social loafing?
    • A. 

      Asian

    • B. 

      Western

    • C. 

      Collectivist

  • 20. 
    What is the term used to describe any aspect of group that inhibits good problem solving?
    • A. 

      Group cohesiveness

    • B. 

      Group think

    • C. 

      Process Loss

  • 21. 
    This is the kind of thinking in which maintaining group cohesiveness and solidarity is more important than being accurate.
    • A. 

      Group Cohesiveness

    • B. 

      Group Think

    • C. 

      Process loss

  • 22. 
    Groupthink occurs when the group is
    • A. 

      Isolated, Highly cohesive, Ruled by directive leader who makes whishes known, under high stress, uses poor desision making skills

    • B. 

      High Strung, not very cohesive, Ruled by directive leader who makes whishes known, under high stress, uses poor desision making skills

  • 23. 
    When group think occors several symptoms occor:
    • A. 

      No pressure to conform

    • B. 

      Invulnerability, belief in moral correctivess, self-censorship, direct pressure to conform, mind guards.

  • 24. 
    To avoid group think what must a good leader do?
    • A. 

      Remain Impartial, seek outside opinions, create subgroups, seek anonymous opinions.

    • B. 

      stay within group in terms of opinions, create subgroups, seek anonymous opinions.

  • 25. 
    Do groups make riskier decisions?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 26. 
    List two reasons why group polarization is: Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Persuasive Arguments

    • B. 

      Social Comarison

    • C. 

      Transformational

    • D. 

      Trasduction

  • 27. 
    These types of leaders set clear, short-term goals and reward those who meet them
    • A. 

      Transformational

    • B. 

      Transactional

  • 28. 
    These leaders inspire followers to focus on common, long term goals:
    • A. 

      Transfomational

    • B. 

      Transactional

  • 29. 
    This is a theory of leadership that depends on how task oriented or relationship oriented the leader is * the amount of control and influience the leader has over the group.
    • A. 

      Task oriented leadership

    • B. 

      Relationship leadership

    • C. 

      Contingency theory of leadership

  • 30. 
    For the following Check all that apply.Task-Oriented leaders do well in high control work situations when:
    • A. 

      Work needing to be done is structured * well defined

    • B. 

      When her position is clearly perceived as powerful

  • 31. 
    Women are expected to be communual and men are expected to be agentic true of false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    A conflict in which most beneficial action for an individual will have harmful affects on everyone if chosen by most people is a
    • A. 

      Social loafing

    • B. 

      Social faciliation

    • C. 

      Social dilema

  • 33. 
    What factors influence attraction?
    • A. 

      Proximity

    • B. 

      Physical attractiveness

    • C. 

      Similarity

    • D. 

      Recipricaol affection

    • E. 

      Relationshop rewards

  • 34. 
    Does attractivess stay the same from culture to culture?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 35. 
    Exposure to unrealistic sexual deplictions reduces your partners attractiveness. This is known as:
    • A. 

      Social comparison

    • B. 

      Social loafing

    • C. 

      Social faciliation

    • D. 

      Group thinking

  • 36. 
    When people find it difficult to like someone in their group who voices dissimilar views, because they expect everyone in the group to have the same views, this is known as:
    • A. 

      Social loafing

    • B. 

      Attitude alignment

  • 37. 
    This type affection is a factor that influeces interpersonal attraction in which we belive other people like us to
    • A. 

      Reciprocal Affection

    • B. 

      Proximity affect

  • 38. 
    This type love is for intamacy and affection
    • A. 

      Passionate

    • B. 

      Companionate

  • 39. 
    Americans value __________ love where as the chinese value ________ love.
    • A. 

      Passionate; Companionate

    • B. 

      Companionate ; Passionate

  • 40. 
    Which culture says that marrying for love is least important?
    • A. 

      Eastern

    • B. 

      Western

  • 41. 
    This type of attachment style is characterized by trust, lack of concern with being abandoned and the view that we are worthy and well liked.
    • A. 

      Anxious/Ambivalent

    • B. 

      Secure

    • C. 

      Avoidant

  • 42. 
    This attachement style is characterized by suppression of attach needs; find it difficult to develop intament relationships
    • A. 

      Avoidant

    • B. 

      Secure

    • C. 

      Anxious/ambivalent

  • 43. 
    This attachment style is characterized by concern that others will not reciprocate desire for intamancy.
    • A. 

      Secure

    • B. 

      Anxious/ambivalent

    • C. 

      Avoidant

  • 44. 
    Which attachment style want to be close to partnet but afraid they wont return the affection
    • A. 

      Avoidant

    • B. 

      Anxious/ambivalent

    • C. 

      Secure

  • 45. 
    This attachment style person is able to develop mature,long lasting relationships.
    • A. 

      Secure

    • B. 

      Avoidant

    • C. 

      Ambivalent/anxious

  • 46. 
    This attachment style is less likely to trust others
    • A. 

      Secure

    • B. 

      Avoidant

    • C. 

      Anxious/ambivalent

  • 47. 
    What are the four stages of relationship dissolution?
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal phase

    • B. 

      Dyadic phase

    • C. 

      Social phase

    • D. 

      Intrapersonal phase

  • 48. 
    During this phase of breaking up, you think alot about your dissatisfaction with relationship
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal phase

    • B. 

      Dyadic phase

    • C. 

      Social phase

  • 49. 
    During this phase of breaking up, you break up with your partner
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal

    • B. 

      Dyadic

    • C. 

      Social phase

  • 50. 
    During this phase of Breaking up, you announce the break up to everyone
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal

    • B. 

      Dyadic

    • C. 

      Social

  • 51. 
    During this phase you look back and form reasons for the break up
    • A. 

      Intrapersonal

    • B. 

      Dyadic

    • C. 

      Social