Theories of Learning-Classical Conditioning [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 6 of 62

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Question 1

Classical Conditioning

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MCQ▾

Older theory about the nature of classical conditioning is the theory of ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Stimulus discrimination

b.

Stimulus response

c.

Stimulus substitution

d.

Stimulus demarcation

Question 2

Classical Conditioning

Question

MCQ▾

A neutral stimulus is one that

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

does not evoke the UR.

b.

depends on the size of the UR.

c.

leads to a decrease of the UR.

d.

leads to an increase of the UR.

Question 3

Classical Conditioning

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MCQ▾

The response that reliably follows the unconditioned stimulus is known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only response

b.

Conditioned response

c.

Unconditioned response

d.

None of the above

Question 4

Classical Conditioning

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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 5

Classical Conditioning

Question

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 6

Classical Conditioning

Question

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