Forgetting (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 23 - 27 of 33

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Question number: 23

» Forgetting » Theories of Forgetting

MCQ▾

Question

According to the interference theory of forgetting,

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

cues present at the time of learning interfere with memory retrieval.

b.

new learning can inhibit the retrieval of stored memory, and vice-versa.

c.

forgetting is directly related to the complexity and meaningfulness of the incoming information.

d.

memory capacity is limited so that when new information is brought in, older memories must be removed.

Question number: 24

» Forgetting » Factors Affecting Forgetting

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Question

Psychologists generally use the term ________ to refer to the apparent loss of information already encoded and stored in long term memory.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Learning

b.

Memory

c.

Remembering

d.

Forgetting

Question number: 25

» Forgetting » Factors Affecting Forgetting

MCQ▾

Question

“The forgetting in all cases is proved to be founded on a motive of displeasure” is a quotation of Sigmund Freud’s famous book ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The Interpretation of Dream

b.

The Psychopathology of everyday life

c.

Human Memory: Structure and Processes

d.

Improving your memory

Question number: 26

» Forgetting » Types of Forgetting

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Question

Forgetting caused by the prior learning of other material is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Interference

b.

Retroactive interference

c.

Proactive interference

d. All of the above

Question number: 27

» Forgetting » Types of Forgetting

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Retroactive inhibition is an example of negative transfer.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Forgetting increases with lapse of time.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
d. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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