# Milgram

## Quiz by Amie Harris

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22 questions
• Q1
One theory as to why atrocities such as the Nazi concentration camps occurred is because when subordinates are given extreme orders from legitimate authority figures, they adopt an agentic state. What does this mean?
they see themselves as mere instruments for implementing the wishes of a higher authority, and can therefore not be held liable for their actions
they want to please the authority figure
they view the orders given by the authority figure as right
30s
• Q2
Where did Milgram's study take place
Stanford university
Yale university
Princeton university
Harvard university
30s
• Q3
How many participants were in the Milgram study?
50
45
60
40
30s
• Q4
Milgram collected his sample by advertising in a newspaper which asked for volunteers to participate in a study of memory and learning. What type of sampling method is this?
Opportunity
Self-selected
Random
Snowball
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• Q5
How much were the participants paid to participate in Milgram's study?
\$4.50
\$5
\$4
\$5.50
30s
• Q6
The participant was always given the role of the teacher through a fixed lottery method
False
True
30s
• Q7
The teacher was provided with a trial shock in order to convince the participant that the shock generator was genuine. How many volts did the trial shock have?
40
45
35
50
30s
• Q8
How many volts did the shock generator range from?
45-450
15-450
10-450
30-400
30s
• Q9
How many participants went up to 300 volts?
30
40
26
14
30s
• Q10
How many participants went up to the full 450 volts?
65% (26)
70% (28)
60% (24)
35% (14)
30s
• Q11
2
6
4
3
30s
• Q12
Select the INCORRECT example of a standardised response that the experimenter gave when the ‘teacher’ turned to the experimenter for advice on whether to proceed
The experiment requires that you continue
It is absolutely essential that you continue
Stop, you have no choice, go on
30s
• Q13
How did Milgram class a participant as obedient?
They told the experimenter to check on the learner
They got up and left the room
They went to the full 450v
30s
• Q14
How did Milgram class a participant as disobedient
They walked out the room and refused to continue