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Appropriate advice to increase the accuracy of person perception

56. All of the following are examples of errors in person perception that are particularly common in interview situations except:
a.
similarity error
b.
race, gender, and age bias
c.
overweighting of negative information
d.
pygmalion effect


ANS:  D                  

   57.   Which of the following is NOT an example of an error in person perception that is particularly common in interview situations?
a.
perceptual defense
b.
first-impression error
c.
similarity error
d.
contrast error


ANS:  A                      

   58.   Interviewers have a tendency to compare job candidates to other candidates interviewed at the same time rather than to some absolute standard. This is an example of a(n) ____ error in perception.
a.
expectancy
b.
contrast
c.
similarity
d.
continuity


ANS:  B                   

   59.   All of the following is appropriate advice to increase the accuracy of person perception except:
a.
Do not assume that a single behavior will show itself in all situations.
b.
Do not generalize from a single trait to many traits.
c.
Do not compare your perceptions with those of others.
d.
Do not place too much reliance on physical appearance.


ANS:    C
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