How Types of Group Norms Influence Individual Behavior


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_____ norms are centered on how hard a person should work in a given group.

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1. _____ norms inform or guide us as to how we should look, or what our physical appearance should be.

2. There are cues we need to pick up on when we are out with friends that help us fit in and get a closer connection to the group. This is called a(n) _____ norm.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the difference types of norms that guide our behavior? In these quiz questions, you'll need to identify the norm indicated by a given definition or example. Your knowledge of related vocabulary terms will also be assessed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check what you know about the following terms related to norms with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Social Arrangement
  • Resource Allocation
  • Appearance
  • Reference Group
  • Performance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the influences of group norms on individual behavior
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different types of norms and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the various norms, such as Performance and Appearance Norms

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the accompanying lesson, How Types of Group Norms Influence Individual Behavior, to continue studying this subject. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Four types of norms and their characteristics
  • Accepting conformity
  • Examples of how each norm impacts human behavior