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Question 1: A general formal framework that can be used to represent the essential elements of the social situation surrounding a norm is the repeated game of ________.
Evolutionarily stable strategyPrisoner's dilemmaNash equilibriumGame theory

Question 2: This ________ term has been defined as "the rules that a group uses for appropriate and inappropriate values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.
Systems theorySocial structureSociologyTalcott Parsons

Question 3: They are usually based in some degree of ________ and are maintained through social sanctions.
Consensus decision-makingLibertarian socialismDemocracyConsensus

Question 4: However, a ________ person only acts according to the rule if it is optimal for them.
Albert Ellis (psychologist)Jürgen HabermasRational choice theoryRationality

Question 5: A set of such correct stable expectations is known as a ________.
Game theorySolution conceptNash equilibriumCoordination game

Question 6: What is deemed to be acceptable dress, speech or behaviour in one ________ may not be accepted in another.
Social groupSociologyCommunitySocial stratification

Question 7: For a simple example, driving is common throughout the world, but in some countries people drive on the right and in other countries people drive on the left (see ________).
Nash equilibriumGame theoryCoordination gameChicken (game)

Question 8: Social norms tend to be tacitly established and maintained through ________ and non-verbal communication between people in their normal social discourse.
Body languageAutismBoredomAttention

Question 9: "social norms." ________, 2nd Edition.
The New Palgrave Dictionary of EconomicsHistory of economic thoughtMilton FriedmanMathematical economics

Question 10: A norm gives a person a ________ for how they should behave.
Dutch languageInchFrench languageRule of thumb

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