Learning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 46 - 50 of 311

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Question number: 46

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Which of the following is best example of negative reinforcement?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

A mother taking an aspirin to eliminate her headache

b.

A teenager not being allowed to go to her friend’s party

c.

A child getting spanked for bad behavior

d.

A father getting a speeding ticket

Question number: 47

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Any stimulus that follows a behavior and increases the likelihood that the behavior will be repeated is called a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

response

b.

Cue

c.

reinforcer

d.

Situational stimulus

Question number: 48

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Mrs. Jolly, an English teacher, gives simple quizzes to her students every marking period. What kind of reinforcement is this?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Fixed interval schedule of reinforcement

b.

Interval ratio schedule of reinforcement

c.

Fixed ratio schedule of reinforcement

d.

Variable interval schedule of reinforcement

Question number: 49

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Jolly’s mother buys him a sailor’s cap before they go on a family fishing trip. On the boat, Jolly gets nauseated and vomits and rather next day he gets nauseated just from looking at the sailor’s cap. The sailor’s cap has become:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The unconditioned stimulus

b.

The conditioned stimulus

c.

The unconditioned response

d.

The reconditioned stimulus

Question number: 50

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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What is desensitization therapy?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

A conditioning technique that creates an avoidance of certain foods

b.

A conditioning technique designed to gradually reduce anxiety about a particular object or situation

c.

A conditioning technique that uses generalization to get people to overcome their fears

d.

A conditioning technique that gradually increases one’s desire to perform a particular behavior

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