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MTLE Social Studies: Social Identity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Ginger is looking for a job in Paris. She heard there are also a lot of people from the city of Creil that 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 2 2. Personality Theory suggests that prejudices are formed based on _____.

Question 3 3. Why were Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity so important?

Question 4 4. Similarity is

Question 5 5. Prosocial behavior is defined as _____.

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Question 6 6. According to Social Identity Theory, we perceive _____.

Question 7 7. According to the theory of kin selection, which of these people are you most likely to help?

Question 8 8. What best describes when your self-concept is being threatened?

Question 9 9. If Simona is biologically a girl, but decides she is really a boy, what has changed in Simona's life?

Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of altruism?

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Question 11 11. A new student at a high school is displaying normative conformity by all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. The time between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 14 14. Grant grew up believing that tall people are more athletic than short people because that is what his parents told him. What is this an example of?

Question 15 15. One's ethnic identity is based on _____.

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Question 16 16. What best describes when your self-concept is seeking to improve itself?

Question 17 17. A basic part of social identity theory is

Question 18 18. What part of sociology is concerned with patterns of actions and reactions in social groups?

Question 19 19. What is distinct about sociologists' beliefs about behavior?

Question 20 20. People want their environments to be predictable and by joining groups a person identifies with they are facilitating predictability. This is called what?

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Question 21 21. A person who has parents from several different ethnic groups is considered _____.

Question 22 22. According to the empathy-altruism hypothesis, which of these increases the chance of prosocial behavior?

Question 23 23. How is the presentation of self similar to being an actor?

Question 24 24. Ethnic identity usually begins to develop during _____.

Question 25 25. Which sex a person is attracted to is called:

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Question 26 26. When someone struggles to find out who they are, psychologists refer to it as _____.

Question 27 27. Whether a person is male or female based on their psychology is called their:

Question 28 28. What is sociology?

Question 29 29. A basic part of social identity theory is

Question 30 30. 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 _____.

MTLE Social Studies: Social Identity Chapter Exam Instructions

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