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S06 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY EXAM 5 Answers (Ashworth College)

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C. Limit discussion to ten minutes. D. Have each member be responsible for certain types of information. Question 24 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points When people or cockroaches undertake a difficult task, the presence of others ________ performance; when they undertake a simple task, the presence of others ________ performance. A. enhances; impairs B. diminishes; has no effect on C. has no effect on; enhances D. impairs; enhances Question 25 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following statements about deindividuation is true? A. It always results in negative behaviors B. It increases self-awareness, but greatly reduces a person’s feelings of accountability for his or her behavior C. It results in people feeling that there is little chance that they will be caught behaving badly. D. It can be induced by instructing people to pay attention to the people around them. Question 26 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Under what conditions will groups tend to make better decisions than individuals? A. When the conditions are stressful B. When cohesiveness is high C. When they rely on the person with the most expertise D. When there is a strong directive leader Question 27 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to the definition provided in your text, which of the following qualifies as a group? A. People riding in an elevator together B. Members of a large church congregation C. An author, an illustrator, and an editor working on a book together over the Internet D. Six students studying different topics at the same table in the library Question 28 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following explanations for social facilitation applies to humans but not to cockroaches? A. Humans are alert and aroused in the presence of other members of their species. B. Humans are distracted by a number of stimuli, including members of their own species. C. Humans are aroused at the prospect of evaluation. D. Humans are more likely to perform their dominant response when aroused. Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points

The presence of others will facilitate performance for A. Tim, who is washing his car as his neighbors watch. B. Jasmine, who gives a dress rehearsal of a long speech. C. Arthur, who performs his first heart surgery with interns looking on. D. Lola, who is learning a new gymnastics routine with her team. Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Ann is a leader who inspires her employees to look at the broad, long-term goals of her company. She is able to get her employees to find a common goal, and she really thinks outside of the box. Ann’s leadership style is best described as A. transformational. B. relationship-oriented. C. transactional. D. task-oriented. Question 31 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to a social comparison interpretation, group polarization tends to occur because individuals can present themselves in a more ________ light by taking slightly more ________ positions than the norm of the group. A. positive; extreme B. positive; cautious C. negative; risky D. positive; conservative Question 32 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Compared to individuals deciding alone, members of groups tend to make decisions that are A. riskier. B. more conservative. C. less stable. D. more extreme. Question 33 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Two different interpretations have been proposed to explain group polarization. The persuasive argumentsinterpretation is to ________ as the social comparison interpretation is to ________. A. risky shift; conservative shift B. informational social influence; normative social influence C. task-oriented leader; relationship-oriented leader Question 34 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Decision-making groups are most likely to share unique information when A. their task is simple. B. the leader is relationship-oriented. C. they know they are the only ones tasked with knowing diagnostic information. D. groups seek consensus. Question 35 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points In Dan’s family, it’s customary to wear a nice pair of jeans and a shirt to a wedding, but in Blake’s family, it’s typical to wear a suit and tie, if not a tuxedo, to weddings. This example demonstrates that norms