Forgetting (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 35

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Question number: 1

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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An individual cannot remember events during an immediately following serious airplane crash:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fractured amnesia

b.

Retrograde amnesia

c.

Anterograde amnesia

d.

Dissociative fugue

Question number: 2

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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Marry is currently enrolled in an Italian class at her local college. While on spring break, she travels to Italy and is excited to practice her new skills, but when she lands in Italy she faces a lot of trouble. Every time she tries to speak Italian, she comes out with Spanish words. What does this explain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Proactive interference

b.

Retrograde amnesia

c.

Retroactive interference

d.

Anterograde amnesia

Question number: 3

» Forgetting » Strength of Memory

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The mnemonic device known as the ________ involves connecting, in sequence, images of items to be memorized, to make them easier to recall.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

link method

b.

method of loci

c.

rote learning

d.

acronym method

Question number: 4

» Forgetting » Strength of Memory

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The assessment of memory by comparing the time or number of trials needed to memorize a given amount of information and the time or number of trials needed to memorize it again at a later time refers to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

semantic memory

b.

constructive recall

c.

method of savings

d.

serial-position effect

Question number: 5

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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Ebbinghaus used himself as a subject to test his own recall of a list of nonsense syllables, previously learned through rehearsal. Based on this he established forgetting curve, that suggests?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Recall of meaningless information drops very soon after initial learning and then levels off.

b.

Recall of meaningless information cannot be retrieved more than three hours after encoding.

c.

Old information will interfere with new information being encoded into LTM.

d.

New information will interfere with old information already stored in LTM.

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