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Group Decisions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jim and Kathy are romantic partners. The acknowledged expectation for them to not kiss at a church is an example of a(n) _____ norm.

Question 2 2. Groups that experience groupthink disregard _____ in order to maintain harmony in the group.

Question 3 3. In the prisoner's dilemma situation featuring Bonnie and Clyde, the most favorable outcome for both prisoners is for

Question 4 4. Your professor assigns a group project due at the end of the semester. You have five people assigned to your group, one of which does very little to support to the group because all members of the group will receive the same grade. This is an example of what?

Question 5 5. People in groups loaf less when

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Question 6 6. What is a confederate?

Question 7 7. Solomon Asch's classic social psychology experiment illustrated the power or what social psychology concept?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of a norm?

Question 9 9. Walking into a local diner and sitting down at the nearest table without being instructed on how to do so, is referred to as what?

Question 10 10. Which of the following can explain the phenomenon of social loafing?

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Question 11 11. For the experiment, which of the following was a rule the guards gave to the prisoners?

Question 12 12. Albert Tucker introduced what social psychology concept which is based on game theory?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the major reason that Zimbardo's prison experiment was considered unethical?

Question 14 14. Which of the following describes the likely outcome of decisions shaped by groupthink?

Question 15 15. Zimbardo designed the Stanford Prison Experiment in order to study _____.

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Question 16 16. According to Asch's experiments, why would an individual give in to group consensus even when it violates his or her personal beliefs?

Question 17 17. A school board discussing a controversial new policy reaches a consensus after several weeks of debate even though there are obvious flaws in the new policy. What social psychology construct is likely at play in this situation?

Question 18 18. Moscovici stated that minority influence is responsible for _____.

Question 19 19. Leaders who are dominantly expressive tend to:

Question 20 20. Stanley Milgrim's classic experiment involving perceived electric shock, illustrated the power of what social psychology concept?

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Question 21 21. If a group's main goal is to finish a project as efficiently as possible, which type of leader are they likely to prefer?

Question 22 22. Stanley Milgram was a psychologist who studied:

Question 23 23. What type of decision-making style is characterized by decisive action taken on behalf of the group without much of any input from the group?

Question 24 24. The mental currency that is accumulated over time that allows an individual to deviate from the group without fear of repercussion is referred to as what?

Question 25 25. According to Solomon Asch, which of the following has a greater influence on a person's behavior?

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Question 26 26. If you were to replicate Milgram's experiments, what could you do to change the percentage of people who were willing to give the highest shock?

Question 27 27. Moscovici stated that the most important tool for changing majority opinion is _____.

Question 28 28. Serge Moscovici argued that not enough credit is given to what in terms of its influence on majority groups?

Question 29 29. What did the results of Milgram's famous experiment show?

Question 30 30. When an individual is a recognized authority on a subject, the group is more likely to listen to that person's suggestions. The person's _____ has earned him or her ICs with the group.

Group Decisions Chapter Exam Instructions

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