41.  People sometimes take the easy way out by responding

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41.  People sometimes take the easy way out by responding “yes” or agreeing with a question.  Such behavior is called

a.  impression management.

b.  self-deception positivity.

c.  optimizing

d.  acquiescence.

42.  Research on acquiescence has revealed that a common reason that people engage in it is because

a.  they view the surveyor as being of higher status and feel pressure to agree with questions the surveyor poses.

b.  they often don’t know an answer to a question, so they give the response that makes them look best.

c.  they are not willing to think about questions deeply in order to generate an accurate response.

d.  it allows them to avoid nondifferentiated responses.

43.  When a person responds to a survey question with the first acceptable answer that comes to mind, even if it isn’t the best answer, this is called

a.  optimizing

b.  satisficing.

c.  acquiescence.

d.  impression management.

44.  When people are not well informed on a topic or are low in motivation, they may give the first answer they can think of when responding to a survey question.  This behavior is called.

a.  self-deception positivity.

b.  nondifferentiation.

c.  satisficing.

d.  impression management.

45.  When a person works to generate the best possible answer to survey question, the person is engaging in

a.  social desirability bias.

b.  impression management.

c.  satisficing.

d.  optimizing.

46.  Research on satisficing reveals that people engage in this behavior when they

a.  are unable to generate high quality responses.

b.  feel that the person administering the survey is of higher status then they are.

c.  feel the need to make themselves look good in the surveyor’s eyes.

d.  are able to respond to a survey item quickly and accurately.

47.  If you create survey items that are easy to understand to answer, you can reduce the chance that respondents will

a.  acquiesce.

b.  satisfice.

c. engage in impression management.

d.  show self-deception positivity.

48.  You can minimize the likelihood that a respondent satisfices by asking several questions on the same topic.  This strategy can work with information that is

a.  self-selected.

b.  nondifferentiated.

c.  temporarily accessible.

d.  optimized.

49.  If you ask a respondent to rank several items rather than rating them individually, you can eliminate

a.  telescoping.

b.  temporary accessibility.

c.  impression management.

d.  nondifferentiation.

50.  When a person responds the same way to just about every item on a rating scale, this respondent is engaging in

a.  nondifferentiation.

b.  telescoping.

c.  acquiescence.

d.  satisficing.

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