Theories of Learning [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 6 - 11 of 185

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Question 6

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

A child is frightened by a loud noise while playing with a cat. If the child learns to fear the cat, it can be said that the cat was

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

a generalization gradient.

b.

the UR.

c.

the US.

d.

a CS.

Question 7

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

Punishment is most effective in suppressing behavior when it is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

immediate, consistent, and mild.

b.

delayed, consistent, and mild.

c.

delayed, inconsistent, and intense.

d.

immediate, consistent, and intense.

Question 8

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

In operant conditioning, what is the relationship between events critical to learning and the response to be learned?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They occur after the response.

b.

They occur simultaneously with the response.

c.

They are unrelated to the response.

d.

They occur before the response.

Question 9

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

In Pavlov՚s experiments with dogs, the conditioned stimulus was the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

salivation to the food.

b.

food.

c.

bell.

d.

salivation to the bell.

Question 10

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

Which of the following describes the state of affairs after conditioning?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

CS-UR

b.

US-UR

c.

CS-CR

d.

US-CR

Question 11

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

Classical conditioning is strengthened or reinforced when the ________ follows the ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

CS, US

b.

US, CS

c.

CS, CR

d.

UR, CR

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