Theories of Learning-Operant Conditioning [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 4 of 107

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Question 1

Question MCQ▾

Secondary reinforcers are

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

innate.

b.

almost never effective.

c.

much more effective than primary reinforcers.

d.

learned.

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Operant conditioning emphasized the study of overt, observable behavior, environmental conditions and the processes which determine behavior. (December)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Operant conditioning deals with the function of behavior rather than the structure of personality. It is deterministic theory in which there is no free will.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

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

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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Question 3

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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.

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Question 4

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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.

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