Forgetting (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 11 - 16 of 35

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Question number: 11

» Forgetting » Types of Forgetting

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Difficulty with the retrieval of unpleasant, anxiety provoking information stored in long term memory is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Motivational cycle

b.

Motive

c.

Motivated forgetting

d.

Motivational conflict

Question number: 12

» Forgetting » Theories of Forgetting

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Interference theories of forgetting suggest that retention will be best when study is followed by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

studying different subject matter.

b.

studying similar subject matter.

c.

sleep.

d.

light reading or watching TV.

Question number: 13

» Forgetting » Types of Forgetting

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‘Repression’ is the example of ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Forgetting

b.

Retrieval problems

c.

Motivated forgetting

d.

None of the above

Question number: 14

» Forgetting » Strength of Memory

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Memory trace in brain is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Flashbulb and engram

b.

Flashbulb

c.

Engram

d.

None of the above

Question number: 15

» Forgetting » Types of Forgetting

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A mail clerk has to rearrange mailboxes in a student dormitory and for a few days has difficulty sorting the mail. This illustrates

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Choice (4) Response

a.

memory decay.

b.

proactive interference.

c.

relearning.

d.

retroactive interference.

Question number: 16

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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As shown by the curve of forgetting, memory loss occurs

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Choice (4) Response

a.

very rapidly at first and then levels off to a slow decline.

b.

not until three to four hours after the learning trial is over.

c.

slowly at first but is essentially complete within one hour.

d.

as learning is still going on.

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