Out-Group Theory: Definition & Bias


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What is considered the in-group?

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1. What is the out-group?

2. Which of these groups do you predict would experience the most intense rivalry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set will assess your understanding of the characteristics of out-group bias. Quiz topics include the definition of in-group and out-group.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of in-group and out-group
  • Prediction of intense rivalry
  • Factors that create in-group/out-group rivalry in research settings

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on human growth and development
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as in-group and out-group
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of out-group bias

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Out-Group Theory: Definition & Bias, which covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate in-group and out-group
  • Review real-world examples of each group
  • Understand the catalysts for intense in-group/out-group rivalry