GACE Behavioral Science: Social Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Social psychology includes the study of all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is LEAST representative of social psychology?

Question 3 3. Which of the following attributes indicate cross-cultural attractiveness?

Question 4 4. According to the reciprocity norm, when are we likely to perform a good deed?

Question 5 5. How might a sales professional integrate social psychology into their strategy?

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Question 6 6. According to Fritz Heider's attribution theory, a student who passed a test due to external causes _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following involves coercive persuasion?

Question 8 8. A new student at a high school is displaying normative conformity by all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. The bystander effect suggests that when you see an accident or crime, you

Question 10 10. The difference between the cognitive and behavioral components of attitudes can be explained as:

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Question 11 11. A student in a classroom is exhibiting social loafing by _____.

Question 12 12. In terms of the additional work that Bernard Weiner did in relation to Heider's attribution theory, what type of factor would account for a skilled pilot having a turbulent landing due to windy conditions?

Question 13 13. James has just been hired at XYZ Corporation. He carefully watches how his new colleagues behave in order to learn how he should behave. James is exhibiting _____.

Question 14 14. In some cultures, _____ is an indication of wealth and fertility.

Question 15 15. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, many participants administered the shocks because:

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Question 16 16. Ginger is looking for a job in Paris. She heard there are also a lot of people from the city of Creil who are looking for jobs. She has decided that all people from Creil aren't as intelligent as her, and therefore will not get the job. What is this an example of?

Question 17 17. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, the participants believed the responsibility for the shocks fell to:

Question 18 18. How might someone who subscribes to the just world hypothesis view a rape victim?

Question 19 19. How might a poker player exhibit a self-serving bias?

Question 20 20. A firefighter rushes inside a burning building to see if anyone is trapped. This is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. What might a salesperson do using the lowballing technique?

Question 22 22. A tool for measuring a person's attitudes by tracking brain activity is called a(n)

Question 23 23. According to the scarcity principle, we more likely to buy something when _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following individuals BEST illustrates the connection between self-esteem and potential aggression?

Question 25 25. Personality theory suggests that prejudices are formed based on _____.

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Question 26 26. Altruism is defined as

Question 27 27. Helping others is considered _____.

Question 28 28. An example of observational learning might be

Question 29 29. Sarah notices that just about everybody on her soccer team wears the same type of headband. Based on typical conformity patterns, why is Sarah likely to also buy this type of headband?

Question 30 30. While deciding on how to approach a battle, an army unit that is exhibiting groupthink might _____.

GACE Behavioral Science: Social Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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