Forgetting-Theories of Forgetting (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 4 of 5

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Question number: 1

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Question

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

studying different subject matter.

b.

studying similar subject matter.

c.

sleep.

d.

light reading or watching TV.

Question number: 2

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

According to interference theory of forgetting, forgetting is caused due to the intervening task which occurs between original task and its recall

Reason (Ꭱ)

The intervening task weaken the memory trace

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 3

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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: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

According to interference theory, which one of the following causes forgetting? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Failure of retrieval

b.

Failure of storage

c.

Failure of encoding

d.

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