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Conformity: Quiz


Question 1: Conformity influences the formation and maintenance of ________ and allows society to function smoothly and predictably.
CriminologyDeviance (sociology)SociologyNorm (sociology)

Question 2: A person is most likely to use informational social influence in three situations: When a situation is ________, people become uncertain about what to do.
AristotleBegging the questionAmbiguityFallacy

Question 3: Sherif suggested that this was a simulation for how ________ develop in a society, providing a common frame of reference for people.
CriminologySociologyDeviance (sociology)Norm (sociology)

Question 4: ________ identifies the anterior insula and anterior cingulate as key areas in the brain determining whether people conform in their preferences in regard to its being popular with their peer group.

Question 5: An experiment using procedures similar to Asch's found that there was significantly less conformity in six-person groups of ________ as compared to six-person groups of strangers.
PolyamoryFriendshipLoveInterpersonal relationship

Question 6: [18] This conformity effect of ones peer group upon is strongest during ________.
PubertyDevelopmental psychologyAdolescenceAdult

Question 7: In this respect, conformity can be seen as a safe means of avoiding ________ or deflecting criticism from peers.
Workplace bullyingIntimidationRelational aggressionBullying

Question 8: Thus people often turn to ________ for help.
Expert witnessCognitive scienceExpertExperience

Question 9: There are naturally more than two or three variables in society influential on human ________ and conformity; the notion of "varieties" of conformity based upon "social influence" is ambiguous and undefinable in this context.
PsychologyCognitive neuroscienceNeuropsychologySigmund Freud

Question 10: Any unwillingness to conform carries with it the very real risk of ________.
Relational aggressionPsychological manipulationSocial rejectionBullying


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