Social Psychology 2

51 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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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