Asch (1955) Opinions and social pressure

Question 1 of 15

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Which of these key words means: "Following others because we want to be right" ?

Select one of the following:

  • Informational

  • Normative

Question 2 of 15

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What comes first in conformity; Public acceptance or Private acceptance?

Select one of the following:

  • Private acceptance

  • Public acceptance

Question 3 of 15

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Asch wanted to research social conformity because of the Holocaust?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 15

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Asch performed his experiment in an ambiguous situation

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 15

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How many participants were there in Asch's experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • 145

  • 123

  • 113

Question 6 of 15

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What kind of people participated in the experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • men with degree's

  • Working men

  • Male students

  • Unemployed men

Question 7 of 15

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The participants were paid $10 for participating in the experiment

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 15

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How many people were in each group?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 5

  • 6

  • 7

  • 8

  • 9

  • 10

Question 9 of 15

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How many people were actual participants and not confederates for Asch?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

Question 10 of 15

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How many trials were there?

Select one of the following:

  • 18

  • 15

  • 20

Question 11 of 15

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How many of the trials were "Critical Trials" ? (The confederates would give deliberately wrong answers)

Select one of the following:

  • 15

  • 12

  • 18

  • 20

Question 12 of 15

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In the control trial (where confederates gave the correct answer), what percentage of the time did the naive participants answer correctly?

Select one of the following:

  • 99%

  • 98%

  • 97%

Question 13 of 15

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Participants conformed to say the wrong answer 42% of the time

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 15

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How many participants conformed on the final trial?

Select one of the following:

  • 75%

  • 70%

  • 80%

Question 15 of 15

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Asch's conclusion was that people will conform to group norms even when the answer is clearly wrong, and that conformity has a strong influence on our behaviour

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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