Forgetting [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 6 of 30

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Question 1

Question

MCQ▾

Memory interference resulting from activities that came after the events, we are trying to remember is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Interference

b.

Retroactive interference

c.

Proactive interference

d.

All of the above

Question 2

Question

MCQ▾

Difficulty with the retrieval of unpleasant, anxiety provoking information stored in long term memory is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Motivational conflict

b.

Motivational cycle

c.

Motivated forgetting

d.

Motive

Question 3

Question

MCQ▾

Interference theories of forgetting suggest that retention will be best when study is followed by

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

sleep.

b.

light reading or watching TV.

c.

studying similar subject matter.

d.

studying different subject matter.

Question 4

Question

MCQ▾

‘Repression’ is the example of ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Motivated forgetting

b.

Retrieval problems

c.

Forgetting

d.

None of the above

Question 5

Question

MCQ▾

Memory trace in brain is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Flashbulb and engram

b.

Engram

c.

Flashbulb

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 6

Question

MCQ▾

A mail clerk has to rearrange mailboxes in a student dormitory and for a few days has difficulty sorting the mail. This illustrates

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

retroactive interference.

b.

proactive interference.

c.

memory decay.

d.

relearning.

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