Forgetting [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 7 - 11 of 31

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Question 7

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MCQ▾

As shown by the curve of forgetting, memory loss occurs

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

very rapidly at first and then levels off to a slow decline.

b.

as learning is still going on.

c.

slowly at first but is essentially complete within one hour.

d.

not until three to four hours after the learning trial is over.

Question 8

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MCQ▾

We forget because learning new things interferes with our memory of what we learned earlier, is example of ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Motivation

b.

Interference

c.

Retrieval

d.

Decay

Question 9

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MCQ▾

When new learning disrupts the ability to recall past, stored information, ________ has been said to occur.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

retroactive interference

b.

retrograde amnesia

c.

proactive interference

d.

dis-inhibition

Question 10

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Which set of following conditions indicate failure of recognition?

1. Associative agnosia

2. Constructional apraxia

3. Prosopagnosia

4. Pure Alexia

5. Ataxia

(June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2,3 and 5

b.

1,3 and 4

c.

2,3 and 4

d.

1,2 and 5

Question 11

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MCQ▾

________ is known for memorizing nonsense syllables and plotting a curve of forgetting.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

luria

b.

Loftus

c.

Mnemonic

d.

Ebbinghaus

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