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Attitude Types and Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What kind of attitude would be most likely to be changed through the central route to persuasion?

Question 2 2. Jonas filled out a survey and indicated that he hates sharks. His attitude towards sharks is an _____ one.

Question 3 3. Suppose you were participating in a study where you were paid $5 to randomly start yelling at the next person who entered the room. You know that the behavior is ridiculous and not something you would normally do. How would you likely resolve your cognitive dissonance later on?

Question 4 4. The use of the IAT to measure racial prejudice is controversial because many question the test's _____.

Question 5 5. Attitudes that are not deliberately formed and are typically unknown to us are _____.

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Question 6 6. Besides self-reporting, _____ is the most common method to determine explicit attitudes.

Question 7 7. Stephanie was shopping for a Halloween costume and was having trouble choosing one. One of her favorite songs - Thriller by Michael Jackson - suddenly started playing softly over the store speakers. Stephanie suddenly realized that the costume in her hand was definitely her favorite and purchased it on the spot. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for Stephanie's sudden change in attitude?

Question 8 8. How do emotions act when they help us to quickly determine our attitude?

Question 9 9. Gay marriage is one of the most hotly debated issues of our time. Most people's attitudes about this topic appear to be _____ based, because they are based on religious and/or moral values.

Question 10 10. What kind of attitude would be most likely to be changed through the peripheral route to persuasion?

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Question 11 11. Who was the psychologist associated with developing the theory of cognitive dissonance?

Question 12 12. Jen realizes that she has been going to the gym a lot recently. She doesn't need to lose weight and can't think of any reason why her attendance has increased, so she determined she must like exercise more than she used to. This is an example of a _____ based attitude.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is true?

Question 14 14. When Jude is asked for her opinion about bees, she talks about the process of pollination and the benefits of eating honey. It seems that her attitude about bees is _____ based.

Question 15 15. Greg wants to buy a new car. He does some research and test-drives several cars before deciding to purchase the one with the highest safety rating and best gas mileage. Which type of attitude influenced his decision?

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Question 16 16. If you are experiencing cognitive dissonance, what would you NOT want to do to resolve the situation?

Question 17 17. Sara loves puppies. Which of the following could be an example of the behavioral component of her attitude towards puppies?

Question 18 18. How can a fear appeal be most effective?

Question 19 19. Under what set of circumstances does cognitive dissonance occur?

Question 20 20. As a participant in a study, you're promised $100 if you yell at the first person who walks into the room. How would you most likely deal with cognitive dissonance in this situation?

Attitude Types and Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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