Asch AO1 quiz

Question 1 of 25

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What are the two types of conformity?

Select one of the following:

  • Normative (to avoid rejection) and Informational (when the correct behaviour is unknown in a situation)

  • Nominal (to avoid rejection) and Informational ( when the correct behaviour is unknown in a situation)

  • Nominal (to avoid rejection) and Interpretive (when the correct behaviour is unknown in a situation)

Question 2 of 25

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Jenness (1932) asked participants to estimate how far a spot of light was moving, first individually and then in a group.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 25

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Asch believed that Sherif (1935) and Jenness (1932) were limited because...

Select one or more of the following:

  • They did not have a large enough sample.

  • They only investigated conformity in an ambiguous situation.

  • They were both from a time with different conformity levels.

Question 4 of 25

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What are the aims of Asch's research?

Select one or more of the following:

  • To investigate the effects of group pressure in an ambiguous situation.

  • To investigate the effects of group pressure in an unambiguous situation.

  • To investigate the effects of informational social influence.

Question 5 of 25

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There were 123 participants in Asch's study.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 25

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The participants were an opportunity sample from 4 different universities.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 25

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The participants were...

Select one or more of the following:

  • all male and American

  • all women and American

  • all women and British

Question 8 of 25

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The participants were...

Select one of the following:

  • told the true nature of the research.

  • deceived, believing that it was a test of visual perception.

Question 9 of 25

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Each trial involved one naive participant and how many confederates?

Select one of the following:

  • 4-6

  • 5-7

  • 6-8

Question 10 of 25

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Each group was presented with two cards- one with a standard line and the other with three comparison lines, one the same length as the one on the card, the other two substantially different.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 25

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The confederates gave the wrong answer...

Select one of the following:

  • 12 of the 18 trials

  • 10 of the 20 trials

  • 5 of the 25 trials

Question 12 of 25

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Which of the below were variations in the study...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Replications were conducted with various group sizes from 1 to 15 members

  • Using a truthful partner where one confederate gave correct answers.

  • The effect of having a dissenter, some gave answers that disagreed with the majority and the participant.

  • A partner who changes his mind- begins by giving correct responses and then joins the majority for the last 6 trials.

  • A partner who leaves- gives correct responses for the first 6 trials and then leaves for an appointment.

Question 13 of 25

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Participants were later debriefed and ...

Select one or more of the following:

  • interviewed about their behaviour.

  • asked to give their opinions on the study.

Question 14 of 25

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How many participants gave the wrong answer in the control trial?

Select one of the following:

  • 4%

  • 96%

  • 1%

Question 15 of 25

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The participant's gave the wrong (conforming answer) 39% of the time

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 25

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Which of these are correct?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 25% of participants never gave a conforming answer

  • 50% conformed and 50% never did

  • 75% of participants conformed at least once

Question 17 of 25

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Independent Participants felt confident in their judgement and felt obliged to say what they thought to be the right answer.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 25

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Extremely compliant Participant's underestimated how many times they had conformed. They explained their compliance as...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Them not wanting to spoil the results

  • Them not wanting to upset the researcher

  • Them feeling that they were "deficient" in comparison to the rest of the group and that they had to hide this.

Question 19 of 25

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In the variation of size of the group, 1 confederate meant that the Participant swayed very little

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 25

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With a truthful partner, participants conformity was 1/2 of what it was in the baseline study.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 25

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With a dissenting partner, the conformity of participants reduced to 1/3 of what it was in the baseline study.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 25

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A partner who changed their mind had a large effect on the conformity of the participant.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 25

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The participant reverted back to the majority when the partner leaves for a good reason.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 24 of 25

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What were the conclusions of the study?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Overall- there is a strong tendency to conform to the majority in a situation where the answer is clear.

  • Overall- there is a weak tendency to conform to the majority in a situation where the answer is clear.

Question 25 of 25

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The other conclusions were...

Select one or more of the following:

  • That there must be a majority of at least three to have a strong effect.

  • The presence of dissenters reduces the impact of the majority.

  • The majority must be unanimous to exert strong conformity in participants.

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Asch AO1 quiz

Georgia Leech
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wjec psychology quiz for Asch for aims and context, procedures and findings and conclusions

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