This is an MCQ-based quiz for GRE on Conformity, Influence, Persuasion, and Cultural Influences.
This includes Reciprocity norm, Social exchange, Bystander effect, Obedience, Foot-in-the-door, and Minority persuasion.
Consider the following scenario: A study group of five students is meeting for a math review before a big test. On the first problem, the students work the problem separately and then share their answers. The first four students give the same answer. When it is the fifth student"s turn to share, he decides to say what the other students said even though he got a different answer to the math problem. Which classic social psychology study is illustrated best through the scenario?
According to inoculation theory, which of the following would be the best protection against a persuasive attack?
Which of the following was the main finding of Milgram"s classic study on obedience and conformity?
Which of the following best illustrates the foot in the door effect?
Which of the following best illustrates the door in the face effect?
Which of the following social psychological phenomena occurs when individuals are less likely to intervene in a given social situation when more people are present?
Consider the following scenario: An high school teacher encounters the principal of the school in the hallway on her way to class. The principle instructs the teacher to immediately leave the campus and purchase a pizza for him. The teacher resists saying that she needs to go teach her class and has a test to give, but the principal repeats and insists on his instructions to get a pizza. The teacher goes to get the pizza and misses the class. Which of the following classic social psychology experiments was best illustrated by the example scenario?
Darla is trying to sell cookies for her girl scout troop. She goes to her neighbor house and asks her to purchase a box of cookies, to which the neighbor agrees. Darla then asks if she would consider purchasing two additional boxes of another type of cookie. Darla is trying to use which technique to get her neightbor to purchase cookies?
People from individualist cultures are least likely to do which of the following?
A group of biologists at a university appreciate the diversity of their peers’ research in regard to subject matters ranging from oncology to environmental studies; however, they assume a group of English majors study the same subjects in literature. Which of the following psychological terms best explains the biases that the biologists have to other majors at their university?