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The Self in a Social Context Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Ingratiation does not work if _____.

Question 2 2. Why do people make attributions?

Question 3 3. Dispositional attributions say that a person behaved a certain way because of what?

Question 4 4. Which of these people is most likely to engage in destructive behavior like drinking or drugs?

Question 5 5. Justin and Josh are friends. On their last math test, Justin got a 98%, while Josh got a 78%. Josh felt jealous about Justin's grade and now he doesn't want to hang out with Justin anymore. This is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. Which famous social psychologist was credited with identifying the Two-Factor Theory of Emotion?

Question 7 7. Which of these is an example of self-handicapping?

Question 8 8. Attributions can _____.

Question 9 9. Which of these is an example of upward social comparison?

Question 10 10. John is on a first date with Jane. He wants to make a good first impression, so he alters his behavior to fit what he thinks Jane finds appealing in a man. What social psychology concept is John employing?

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Question 11 11. According to the self-perception theory, which of these people is most likely to change his or her mind?

Question 12 12. Susie wins her class spelling bee. When asked how she did it she references the fact that the words were easy and the other kids didn't study hard enough. What type of attribution is Susie using?

Question 13 13. Misattribution of arousal happens because _____.

Question 14 14. In Schachter's experiment, which person felt angriest?

Question 15 15. According to the two-factor theory of emotions, someone who has a racing heart will believe they are feeling fear if _____.

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Question 16 16. Aronson and Mills' classic study conducted in the 1950's in which females were asked to read aloud sexually explicit words supported what concept in the field of social psychology?

Question 17 17. One important thing about the overjustification effect is that it can reduce what?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true about the self-awareness theory?

Question 19 19. The organizational function of the self _____.

Question 20 20. Which of these is most likely to be subconscious?

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Question 21 21. In the context of post-decision dissonance, which choice below most likely represents the feelings of a person who just purchased a new car?

Question 22 22. What theory is used to describe how noticing ourselves and our behavior leads to us judging our behavior by our internal standards?

Question 23 23. One problem with introspection is that _____.

Question 24 24. Which of these contributes to people's sense of self?

Question 25 25. According to the self-awareness theory, what emotion is someone likely to experience if they focus on themselves and realize that their behavior does not meet their internal standards?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is an example of an external attribution?

Question 27 27. In the context of the self, what best describes the executive function of the self?

Question 28 28. Which of these is an example of an internal attribution?

Question 29 29. The little sister who always compares her academic abilities to her big sister who is always on the honor roll is engaging in what?

Question 30 30. Which of these is an example of a dispositional attribution?

The Self in a Social Context Chapter Exam Instructions

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