• Example Questions:
1. What is one reason the mere exposure effect occurs?
A. Social norms
C. Classical conditioning
D. Effortful reasoning
2. The major difference between social psychology and other social sciences, such as
anthropology and political science, is that social psychology relies most heavily on
__________ to derive knowledge about human behaviour.
A. Experimental research
B. Observational research
C. Logical principles
D. Evolutionary principles
3. Research on ___________ suggests it is __________ for people to assume that dispositions
are the underlying causes of most behaviours.
A. The fundamental attribution error; common
B. The fundamental attribution error; uncommon
C. Obedience to authority; common
D. Obedience to authority; uncommon
4. What is the primary advantage of implicit (versus explicit) measures of prejudice?
A. They are easier to administer
B. They have higher test-retest reliability
C. They can detect prejudice people are not comfortable expressing
D. They can be used for novel groups
5. Which of the following phenomena best illustrates the relationship between social
influence and behaviour?
A. Acting more cooperative when you are in a good mood (as opposed to a bad mood)
B. Preferring to drive with a car radio on (as opposed to off)
C. Cycling faster when people are watching you (as opposed to when you are alone)
D. Getting into more arguments when the temperature is above 80 degrees (as opposed
to under 80 degrees)
6. The president of a fraternity wants to increase the number of fraternity members who
volunteer for non-profit organizations in the community. Kurt Lewin's concept of channel
factors suggests the president could:
A. Induce guilt among members who are not currently volunteering
B. Provide information about when and how members might volunteer
C. Offer prizes for the member with the most volunteer hours
D. None of the above
7. A study that is conducted over a long period of time with the same population is known as
A. Observational study
B. Cross-sectional study
C. Longitudinal study
D. Mixed design study
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