MCQs On Applied Social Psychology With Answers

1. Empathy is a reaction ?

 

A. Uncontrolled

B. Controlled

C. Pleasant

D. Unpleasant


2. Gender stereotype are belief that different attributes about ?

A. Male and female

B. Only male

C. Only -female

D. None of these


3. Tokenism can refer to ?

A. Interview

B. Hiring

C. Appointment

D. Meeting


4. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A. Male and female 

B. Animals

C. Birds

D. None of these


5. When individual observes another person in an emergency and actively decides to help that person this is known as ?

A. Bystander intervention           

B. Audience inhabitation

C. Diffusion of responsibility

D. Bystander apathy


6. The idea that some people might be innately more helpful than others is known as ?

A. A helpful personality

B. Empathic concern

C. Altruism       

D. Dispositional empathy


7. One of the following part of brain controls impulsive behavior ?

A. Cerebrum

B. Prefrontal Cortex

C. Hemisphere

D. Cerebellum


8. Negative emotional responses based on ?

A. Any one person

B. Group membership

C. Any two person

D. None of these


9. Differential usually negative behaviors direct social group is called ?

A. Stereotype

B. Prejudice

C. Discrimination

D. Glass ceiling


10. Link between group membership and trait association ?

A. Minimal group

B. Social view of prejudice

C. Implicit association

D. Threat


11. Altruism refer to. ?

A. Actions that are generally valued by other people

B. Behavior that unintentionally benefits others

C. Behavior that benefits others but is not expected to benefit the self

D. None of them


12. Our similarity to victim  increases our empathic concern for victim ?

A. Yes 

B. No


13. Third heuristic is availability heuristic ?

A. Yes

B. No 


14. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


15. Negative emotional response based on group membership ?

A.Persuasion

B.Norms

C.Prejudice

D.Reactance


Applied Social Psychology MCQs with answers
Applied Social Psychology MCQs with Answers

16. Stereotypes concerning the trails processed by females and males and that distinguish the two gender from each other ?

A.Gender stereotype

B.Prejudice

C.Stereotype

D.Discrimination


17. Negative stereotyping and discrimination directed toward people who are single ?

A.Prejudice

B.model

C.Singlism

D.Individual


18. Behavior directed toward individual on the basis of their membership in particular group ?

A.Observation

B.Discrimination

C.Reduce

D.Theory


19. Stereotypes concerning the trails processed by for males and  males and that distinguish the two gender from each other ?

A.Gender stereotype

B.Prejudice

C.Discrimination

D.Stereotype


20. Negative emotional responses based on group membership ?

A.Norms

B.Persuasion

C.Prejudice

D.Reactance


21. Tokensim can refer to the based on ?

A.Interview

B.Hiring

C.Appointment

D.Meeting


22. Negative stereotyping and discrimination directed toward people who are singles is called ?

A.Singlism

B.Discrimination

C.Prejudice

D.Stereotype


23. Gender stereotype concerning the traits possed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


24. Social cognition is influenced heavily by  from cognitive psychology ?

A.Theory

B.Models

C.Methods

D.All of the above


24. Who proposed the configural and algebraic models of social cognition ?

A.Solomon Asch

B.Kurt Lewin

C.Immanuel Kant

D.A and B


25. Asking people about their own thoughts and behaviors is a technique used by ?

A.Behaviorists

B.Elementalists

C.Gestalt psychologists

D.B and C


26. According to Kurt Lewin, behavior is determined in part by ?

A.Emotion

B.Experience

C.Motivation

D.A and C


27. Field theory is more consistent with ?

A.An elemental approach

B.A holistic approach

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


28. Why did researchers stop relying on introspection ?

A.Studying cognition was not important

B.Results from introspection were not reproducible

C.Research subjects behave differently in private than they do in public

D.Introspection data were difficult to analyze


29. During the 1960s, social psychology largely ceased to study ?

A.Behavior

B.Cognition

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


30. Social and cognitive psychologists use computers for ?

A.Measuring cognition

B.Simulating cognition

C.Describing cognition

D.All of the above


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31. If people are viewed as consistency-seekers, then their cognition is influenced by ?

A.Subjective inconsistency

B.Objective inconsistency

C.Attributional inconsistency

D.A and C


32. “Errors and biases in our impressions of others are caused by motivations.” This is true in what view of the social thinker ?

A.Naive scientist

B.Cognitive miser

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


33. Which technique measures blood flow to different areas of the brain ?

a.EEG

b.TMS

c.fMRI

d.A and C


34. Neural evidence suggests that people can think about       as having intentions and personality ?

A.Geometric shapes

B.Dogs

C.Homeless people

D.A and B


35. When people engage in social cognition, their MPFC responses are often ?

A.Much stronger than when they are resting

B.Not very different from when they are resting

C.Much less activated than when they are resting

D.None of the above


36. Brains and culture. ?

A.Cannot be studied in the same experiment

B.Are competing explanations for the same social psychological phenomena

C.Are different levels of analysis of the same social psychological phenomena

D.Are not important to cognitive psychologists


37. emphasizes the set of norms that applies to people who hold particular positions, like flight attendants or instructions ?

A. Behaviorism

B. Cognitive Psychology

C. Freudian Psychology

D. The Socio-cultural Perspective


38. was developed by Ivan Pavlov, B.F.. Skinner and others. They focused on the observable behavior of humans and other animals rather than subjective thoughts and feelings ?

A. Psychoanalytic theory

B. Behaviorism

C. Gestalt Psychology

D. Humanistic Psychology


39. Which of the following concepts are related to the statement that correlations do not simply imply causality ?

A. reverse causality

B. the third variable problem

C. both of the above

D. neither of the above


40. Research has shown that one advantage of the tendency to categorize a person is that it ?

A. leads to greater accuracy

B. leads to more complex, differentiated impressions

C. speeds up information processing

D. all of the above


41. According to decisions are based on the worth and the probability of the outcome ?

A. expectancy-value-theory

B. social-exchange-theory

C. evolutionary-social-psychology

D. social learning theory


42. The theoretical position that says “the whole is more than the sum of the parts” is ?

A. cognitive psychology

B. Gestalt psychology

C. Freudian psychology

D. behaviorism


43. Social cognition is influenced heavily by  from cognitive psychology ?

A.Theory

B.Models

C.Methods

D.All of the above


44. Who proposed the configural and algebraic models of social cognition ?

A.Solomon Asch

B.Kurt Lewin

C.Immanuel Kant

D.A and B


45. Asking people about their own thoughts and behaviors is a technique used by ?

A.Behaviorists

B.Elementalists

C.Gestalt psychologists

D.B and C


46. According to Kurt Lewin, behavior is determined in part by ?

A.Emotion

B.Experience

C.Motivation

D.A and C


47. Field theory is more consistent with ?

A.An elemental approach

B.A holistic approach

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


48. Why did researchers stop relying on introspection ?

A.Studying cognition was not important

B.Results from introspection were not reproducible

C.Research subjects behave differently in private than they do in public

D.Introspection data were difficult to analyze


49. During the 1960s, social psychology largely ceased to study ?

A.Behavior

B.Cognition

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


50. Social and cognitive psychologists use computers for ?

A.Measuring cognition

B.Simulating cognition

C.Describing cognition

D.All of the above


51. If people are viewed as consistency-seekers, then their cognition is influenced by ?

A.Subjective inconsistency

B.Objective inconsistency

C.Attributional inconsistency

D.A and C


52. “Errors and biases in our impressions of others are caused by motivations.” This is true in what view of the social thinker ?

A.Naive scientist

B.Cognitive miser

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


53. Which technique measures blood flow to different areas of the brain ?

a.EEG

b.TMS

c.fMRI

d.A and C


54.  Neural evidence suggests that people can think about  as having intentions and personality ?

A.Geometric shapes

B.Dogs

C.Homeless people

D.A and B


55. According to new comb 1956 what predicted subsequent linking ?

A.Social Interaction

B.Similar Attitudes

C.Affection

D.Attraction


56. The need to belong and to from close interpersonal relationship ?

A.Is largly a 20th century motive that is most evident in industrialized societies

B.Is a learned motive serving air more fundamental need for self esteem

C.Conflicts with our more basic need to  survive

D.Is at the care of our existence and thus is characteristic of people everywhere


57. To What does NAFF refer ?

A.The need of affection

B.The need of forgiveness

C.The need of affiliation

D.Both and B


58. What are the two main explation for our need for affiliation is stressful situation ?

A.Interpersonal and intrapersonal

B.No explanation have been presented

C.Normative influence & social ghesion

D.Social comparison & terror management theories


59. LUO & Zhang 2009 studied mate selection in which setting ?

A.Speed dating

B.Arranged marriages

C.Both a & b

D.None of these


60. Research by Pelbam Carrals & Jones 2005 provide convincing evidence for the effect of ?

A.Love

B.Affiliation

C.Attraction

D.Implicit egotism


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61. Gottman’s magic ratio for subtaining intimate relationships is ?

A.1:1 positive to negative communication

B.2:1 positive to negitive  communication

C.4: positive to negitive communication

D.None of the above


62. Even though may no longer be a reequipment for interpersonal attraction ?

A. Familiarity

B. Physical beauty

C. Both a & b

D. Physical proximity


63. What love’s role in ?

A. Mental health

B. Normal health

C. Serious health

D. A normal health


64. What is focus on close relationship ?

A.Attracted

B.Interpersonal

C.Interaction

D.Affection


65. Who love can also be used to apply as ?

A.Human birds

B.Human life

C.Human society

D.Human animals


66. When social psychology up to first research into relationship ?

A.1960

B.1970

C.1954

D.1871


67. Futhermare are characterized by relatively high level of trust called ?

A.Love

B.Close relationship

C.Romantic relationship

D.Attention


68. Close relationship what is link between group membership and trait association ?

A.Minimal group

B.Social view of prejudice

C.Implicit association

D.Threat


69. Which view increase the contact between members of various social group prejudice between them ?

A.Single

B.Contact

C.Contact hypothesis

D.All of these


70. Which things is discrimination direct toward people who are single ?

A.Negative

B.Stereotype

C.Singlism

D.Self –stem


71. Negative emotional responses based on ?

A.Any one person

B.Group membership

C.Any two person

D.None of these


72. Gender stereotype are belief that different attributes about ?

A.Male and female

B.Only male

C.Only -female

D.None of these


73. Tokensim can refer to the based on ?

A.Interview

B.Hiring

C.Appointment

D.Meeting


74. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


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1. Empathy is a reaction ?

 

A. Uncontrolled

B. Controlled

C. Pleasant

D. Unpleasant


2. Gender stereotype are belief that different attributes about ?

A. Male and female

B. Only male

C. Only -female

D. None of these


3. Tokenism can refer to ?

A. Interview

B. Hiring

C. Appointment

D. Meeting


4. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A. Male and female 

B. Animals

C. Birds

D. None of these


5. When individual observes another person in an emergency and actively decides to help that person this is known as ?

A. Bystander intervention           

B. Audience inhabitation

C. Diffusion of responsibility

D. Bystander apathy


6. The idea that some people might be innately more helpful than others is known as ?

A. A helpful personality

B. Empathic concern

C. Altruism       

D. Dispositional empathy


7. One of the following part of brain controls impulsive behavior ?

A. Cerebrum

B. Prefrontal Cortex

C. Hemisphere

D. Cerebellum


8. Negative emotional responses based on ?

A. Any one person

B. Group membership

C. Any two person

D. None of these


9. Differential usually negative behaviors direct social group is called ?

A. Stereotype

B. Prejudice

C. Discrimination

D. Glass ceiling


10. Link between group membership and trait association ?

A. Minimal group

B. Social view of prejudice

C. Implicit association

D. Threat


11. Altruism refer to. ?

A. Actions that are generally valued by other people

B. Behavior that unintentionally benefits others

C. Behavior that benefits others but is not expected to benefit the self

D. None of them


12. Our similarity to victim  increases our empathic concern for victim ?

A. Yes 

B. No


13. Third heuristic is availability heuristic ?

A. Yes

B. No 


14. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


15. Negative emotional response based on group membership ?

A.Persuasion

B.Norms

C.Prejudice

D.Reactance


Applied Social Psychology MCQs with answers
Applied Social Psychology MCQs with Answers

16. Stereotypes concerning the trails processed by females and males and that distinguish the two gender from each other ?

A.Gender stereotype

B.Prejudice

C.Stereotype

D.Discrimination


17. Negative stereotyping and discrimination directed toward people who are single ?

A.Prejudice

B.model

C.Singlism

D.Individual


18. Behavior directed toward individual on the basis of their membership in particular group ?

A.Observation

B.Discrimination

C.Reduce

D.Theory


19. Stereotypes concerning the trails processed by for males and  males and that distinguish the two gender from each other ?

A.Gender stereotype

B.Prejudice

C.Discrimination

D.Stereotype


20. Negative emotional responses based on group membership ?

A.Norms

B.Persuasion

C.Prejudice

D.Reactance


21. Tokensim can refer to the based on ?

A.Interview

B.Hiring

C.Appointment

D.Meeting


22. Negative stereotyping and discrimination directed toward people who are singles is called ?

A.Singlism

B.Discrimination

C.Prejudice

D.Stereotype


23. Gender stereotype concerning the traits possed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


24. Social cognition is influenced heavily by  from cognitive psychology ?

A.Theory

B.Models

C.Methods

D.All of the above


24. Who proposed the configural and algebraic models of social cognition ?

A.Solomon Asch

B.Kurt Lewin

C.Immanuel Kant

D.A and B


25. Asking people about their own thoughts and behaviors is a technique used by ?

A.Behaviorists

B.Elementalists

C.Gestalt psychologists

D.B and C


26. According to Kurt Lewin, behavior is determined in part by ?

A.Emotion

B.Experience

C.Motivation

D.A and C


27. Field theory is more consistent with ?

A.An elemental approach

B.A holistic approach

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


28. Why did researchers stop relying on introspection ?

A.Studying cognition was not important

B.Results from introspection were not reproducible

C.Research subjects behave differently in private than they do in public

D.Introspection data were difficult to analyze


29. During the 1960s, social psychology largely ceased to study ?

A.Behavior

B.Cognition

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


30. Social and cognitive psychologists use computers for ?

A.Measuring cognition

B.Simulating cognition

C.Describing cognition

D.All of the above


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31. If people are viewed as consistency-seekers, then their cognition is influenced by ?

A.Subjective inconsistency

B.Objective inconsistency

C.Attributional inconsistency

D.A and C


32. “Errors and biases in our impressions of others are caused by motivations.” This is true in what view of the social thinker ?

A.Naive scientist

B.Cognitive miser

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


33. Which technique measures blood flow to different areas of the brain ?

a.EEG

b.TMS

c.fMRI

d.A and C


34. Neural evidence suggests that people can think about       as having intentions and personality ?

A.Geometric shapes

B.Dogs

C.Homeless people

D.A and B


35. When people engage in social cognition, their MPFC responses are often ?

A.Much stronger than when they are resting

B.Not very different from when they are resting

C.Much less activated than when they are resting

D.None of the above


36. Brains and culture. ?

A.Cannot be studied in the same experiment

B.Are competing explanations for the same social psychological phenomena

C.Are different levels of analysis of the same social psychological phenomena

D.Are not important to cognitive psychologists


37. emphasizes the set of norms that applies to people who hold particular positions, like flight attendants or instructions ?

A. Behaviorism

B. Cognitive Psychology

C. Freudian Psychology

D. The Socio-cultural Perspective


38. was developed by Ivan Pavlov, B.F.. Skinner and others. They focused on the observable behavior of humans and other animals rather than subjective thoughts and feelings ?

A. Psychoanalytic theory

B. Behaviorism

C. Gestalt Psychology

D. Humanistic Psychology


39. Which of the following concepts are related to the statement that correlations do not simply imply causality ?

A. reverse causality

B. the third variable problem

C. both of the above

D. neither of the above


40. Research has shown that one advantage of the tendency to categorize a person is that it ?

A. leads to greater accuracy

B. leads to more complex, differentiated impressions

C. speeds up information processing

D. all of the above


41. According to decisions are based on the worth and the probability of the outcome ?

A. expectancy-value-theory

B. social-exchange-theory

C. evolutionary-social-psychology

D. social learning theory


42. The theoretical position that says “the whole is more than the sum of the parts” is ?

A. cognitive psychology

B. Gestalt psychology

C. Freudian psychology

D. behaviorism


43. Social cognition is influenced heavily by  from cognitive psychology ?

A.Theory

B.Models

C.Methods

D.All of the above


44. Who proposed the configural and algebraic models of social cognition ?

A.Solomon Asch

B.Kurt Lewin

C.Immanuel Kant

D.A and B


45. Asking people about their own thoughts and behaviors is a technique used by ?

A.Behaviorists

B.Elementalists

C.Gestalt psychologists

D.B and C


46. According to Kurt Lewin, behavior is determined in part by ?

A.Emotion

B.Experience

C.Motivation

D.A and C


47. Field theory is more consistent with ?

A.An elemental approach

B.A holistic approach

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


48. Why did researchers stop relying on introspection ?

A.Studying cognition was not important

B.Results from introspection were not reproducible

C.Research subjects behave differently in private than they do in public

D.Introspection data were difficult to analyze


49. During the 1960s, social psychology largely ceased to study ?

A.Behavior

B.Cognition

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


50. Social and cognitive psychologists use computers for ?

A.Measuring cognition

B.Simulating cognition

C.Describing cognition

D.All of the above


51. If people are viewed as consistency-seekers, then their cognition is influenced by ?

A.Subjective inconsistency

B.Objective inconsistency

C.Attributional inconsistency

D.A and C


52. “Errors and biases in our impressions of others are caused by motivations.” This is true in what view of the social thinker ?

A.Naive scientist

B.Cognitive miser

C.A and B

D.Neither A nor B


53. Which technique measures blood flow to different areas of the brain ?

a.EEG

b.TMS

c.fMRI

d.A and C


54.  Neural evidence suggests that people can think about  as having intentions and personality ?

A.Geometric shapes

B.Dogs

C.Homeless people

D.A and B


55. According to new comb 1956 what predicted subsequent linking ?

A.Social Interaction

B.Similar Attitudes

C.Affection

D.Attraction


56. The need to belong and to from close interpersonal relationship ?

A.Is largly a 20th century motive that is most evident in industrialized societies

B.Is a learned motive serving air more fundamental need for self esteem

C.Conflicts with our more basic need to  survive

D.Is at the care of our existence and thus is characteristic of people everywhere


57. To What does NAFF refer ?

A.The need of affection

B.The need of forgiveness

C.The need of affiliation

D.Both and B


58. What are the two main explation for our need for affiliation is stressful situation ?

A.Interpersonal and intrapersonal

B.No explanation have been presented

C.Normative influence & social ghesion

D.Social comparison & terror management theories


59. LUO & Zhang 2009 studied mate selection in which setting ?

A.Speed dating

B.Arranged marriages

C.Both a & b

D.None of these


60. Research by Pelbam Carrals & Jones 2005 provide convincing evidence for the effect of ?

A.Love

B.Affiliation

C.Attraction

D.Implicit egotism


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61. Gottman’s magic ratio for subtaining intimate relationships is ?

A.1:1 positive to negative communication

B.2:1 positive to negitive  communication

C.4: positive to negitive communication

D.None of the above


62. Even though may no longer be a reequipment for interpersonal attraction ?

A. Familiarity

B. Physical beauty

C. Both a & b

D. Physical proximity


63. What love’s role in ?

A. Mental health

B. Normal health

C. Serious health

D. A normal health


64. What is focus on close relationship ?

A.Attracted

B.Interpersonal

C.Interaction

D.Affection


65. Who love can also be used to apply as ?

A.Human birds

B.Human life

C.Human society

D.Human animals


66. When social psychology up to first research into relationship ?

A.1960

B.1970

C.1954

D.1871


67. Futhermare are characterized by relatively high level of trust called ?

A.Love

B.Close relationship

C.Romantic relationship

D.Attention


68. Close relationship what is link between group membership and trait association ?

A.Minimal group

B.Social view of prejudice

C.Implicit association

D.Threat


69. Which view increase the contact between members of various social group prejudice between them ?

A.Single

B.Contact

C.Contact hypothesis

D.All of these


70. Which things is discrimination direct toward people who are single ?

A.Negative

B.Stereotype

C.Singlism

D.Self –stem


71. Negative emotional responses based on ?

A.Any one person

B.Group membership

C.Any two person

D.None of these


72. Gender stereotype are belief that different attributes about ?

A.Male and female

B.Only male

C.Only -female

D.None of these


73. Tokensim can refer to the based on ?

A.Interview

B.Hiring

C.Appointment

D.Meeting


74. Gender stereotype concerning the trait  passed by ?

A.Male and female

B.Animals

C.Birds

D.None of these


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