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6. What percentage of participants continued until the 450v/unresponsive stage?

  • 65%
  • 45%
  • 75%
  • 55%

7. Which of the following describes informational/expert power?

  • Believing another individual is better informed than self
  • Identification with a powerful individual
  • Promise of reward in return for compliance
  • A powerful individual authorised by power structure to command

8. Which of the following is NOT a factor influencing obedience?

  • Proximity
  • Gender
  • Social support
  • Uniform

9. What technique was used by the guards to undermine the prisoners?

  • Learned helplessness
  • All of the above
  • Deindividuation
  • Empowerment

10. Reicher and Haslan (2011) hypothesised that participants continued with the experiment because:

  • None of the above
  • They shared an in-group identity with the experimenter
  • They believed no-one was actually getting harmed
  • They were afraid of the response of the experimenter

11. At what voltage did Milgram (1963) predict all participants would refuse to continue?

  • 450v
  • 150v
  • 300v
  • 75v

12. Which of the following describes coercive power?

  • Identification with a powerful individual
  • A powerful individual authorised by power structure to command
  • Threatening of punishment for non-compliance
  • Promise of reward in return for compliance

13. In a variant of the Milgram (1963) experiment, how many participants continued to the lethal voltage when the instructions were provided via telephone?

  • 65%
  • 45%
  • 21%
  • 48%

14. Which of the following was NOT an explanation provided for the outcome of the Zimbardo Prison experiment?

  • Conformity
  • Learned helplessness
  • Deindividuation
  • Dispositional factors

15. In a variant of the Milgram (1963) experiment, how many participants continued to the lethal voltage when the experiment was re-ran in a less prestigious environment?

  • 70%
  • 63%
  • 48%
  • 21%

16. "Foot in the door" obedience refers to:

  • None of the above
  • The idea individuals will obey commands in small increments
  • The idea that participants felt the experimenter was part of their 'ingroup'
  • The idea of passing responsibility onto another individual

17. At what voltage did all actually participants continue to? (Milligram, 1963)

  • 75v
  • 300v
  • 450v
  • 150v

18. Social identity theory related the results of the Zimbardo experiment to which types of power?

  • Referent/informational power only
  • Referent/informational and reward power
  • Coercive and referent power
  • Reward and legitimate power

19. What percentage of participants continued onto the 150v point when a confederate stopped at 75v? (Berger, 2009)

  • 63%
  • 75%
  • 50%
  • 45%

20. Which of the following describes refferent power?

  • Threatening of punishment for non-compliance
  • A powerful individual authorised by power structure to command
  • Identification with a powerful individual
  • Believing another individual is better informed than self