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AP Psychology: Study of Social Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When examining a person's behavior, why would Kurt Lewin have been interested in knowing about that person's culture and community?

Question 2 2. How might a poker player exhibit a self-serving bias?

Question 3 3. How do blind taste tests help to break through the halo effect in marketing?

Question 4 4. A firefighter rushes inside a burning building to see if anyone is trapped. This is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. Social exchange theory posits that we will help others until _____.

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Question 6 6. Personality theory suggests that prejudices are formed based on _____.

Question 7 7. What is the definition of organizational behavior?

Question 8 8. Derek leaves the movie theater feeling very dissatisfied after viewing the latest installment in his favorite series. This installment wasn't interesting and Derek almost got up and left halfway through. Which of the following possible responses might demonstrate the fundamental attribution error on Derek's part?

Question 9 9. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by _____.

Question 10 10. According to Reactance Theory, a high school student might be inclined to

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Question 11 11. Geneticist Dmitri Belyaev's experiments with selective breeding has shown that aggression is _____.

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Howard is an I-O psychologist at his company. Recently, his employer announced a joint venture with an organization in China. Soon, many of the senior managers will be traveling to meet with the staff there. Howard knows that these individuals are not used to working with folks from another culture who may do things differently. He assembles a presentation for them that details how to best work with their new counterparts in China. This activity falls under what responsibility of Howard's?

Question 14 14. According to Fritz Heider's attribution theory, a student who passed a test due to external causes _____.

Question 15 15. In which of the following cultural examples would you expect a strong level of conformity?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Helping others is considered _____.

Question 18 18. What perspective supports the belief that employee behavior is in large part based on own personal feelings, interactions, thoughts and experiences?

Question 19 19. How might someone who subscribes to the just world hypothesis view a rape victim?

Question 20 20. Someone who wants to study mentoring, developing, and managing employees would study the administrative science known as _____.

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Question 21 21. Altruism is defined as

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

Question 23 23. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, the participants believed the responsibility for the shocks fell to:

Question 24 24. What is the primary task of the industrial part of organizational psychology?

Question 25 25. The difference between the cognitive and behavioral components of attitudes can be explained as:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following individuals BEST illustrates the connection between self-esteem and potential aggression?

Question 27 27. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, many participants administered the shocks because:

Question 28 28. When a person who is rude appears to be less attractive, even though he is not really less attractive, this is known as the _____ effect.

Question 29 29. Which of the following attributes indicate cross-cultural attractiveness?

Question 30 30. Why were Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity so important?

AP Psychology: Study of Social Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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