Forgetting [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 12 - 15 of 31

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Question 12

Question

MCQ▾

The Ebbinghaus curve of forgetting shows that forgetting is most rapid

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

after one week.

b.

one hour after learning.

c.

immediately after learning.

d.

a few months after learning.

Question 13

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

According to interference theory of forgetting, forgetting is caused due to the intervening task which occurs between original task and its recall

Reason(Ꭱ)

The intervening task weaken the memory trace

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question 14

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MCQ▾

According to the interference theory of forgetting,

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

forgetting is directly related to the complexity and meaningfulness of the incoming information.

b.

memory capacity is limited so that when new information is brought in, older memories must be removed.

c.

cues present at the time of learning interfere with memory retrieval.

d.

new learning can inhibit the retrieval of stored memory, and vice-versa.

Question 15

Question

MCQ▾

Psychologists generally use the term ________ to refer to the apparent loss of information already encoded and stored in long term memory.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Remembering

b.

Learning

c.

Memory

d.

Forgetting

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