Memory (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 12

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Question number: 1

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Which of the following types of tests is paired correctly with its form of memory testing?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Language test. . recognition

b.

Essay test. . cued recall

c.

Fill-in-the-blank test. . cued recall

d.

Sentence completion test. . recognition

Question number: 2

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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According to Craik and Lockhart, which of the following levels of processing would result in the highest recall of information?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Repetitive

b.

Phonological

c.

Semantic

d.

Acoustic

Question number: 3

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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When reciting the alphabet, children often recall A, B, C, D and X, Y, Z more readily than the letters in between. This is the result of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

primary and recency effects

b.

retroactive interference

c.

primary and secondary rehearsal

d.

retroactive inhibition

Question number: 4

» Memory » Working Memory

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Which of the following statement is true of maintenance rehearsal?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in short-term memory.

b.

Maintenance rehearsal transfer material to long-term memory.

c.

Maintenance rehearsal uses elaboration.

d.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in long-term memory.

Question number: 5

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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Which of the following activities best serves to hold information in short-term memory?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Clustering

b.

Attending

c.

Associating

d.

Rehearsing

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