Learning-Extinction (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 9

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Question number: 1

» Learning » Extinction

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The greatest degree of resistance to extinction is typically caused by a ________ schedule of reinforcement.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

variable interval

b.

variable ratio

c.

fixed interval

d.

fixed ratio

Question number: 2

» Learning » Extinction

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Training that inhibits (or weakens) a conditioned responses is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Spontaneous recovery

b.

Reinforcer

c.

Extinction

d.

None of the above

Question number: 3

» Learning » Extinction

Appeared in Year: 2014

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A parent deliberately ignores a child’s temper tantrums in an attempt to discourage them. The parent’s strategy is in accordance with

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Operant escape

b.

Negative reinforcement

c.

Extinction

d.

Operant avoidance

Question number: 4

» Learning » Extinction

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After weeks of successful extinction trials, your pet dachshund suddenly resumes burying bones in the front yard. Your pet therapist advises you that the dog’s behavior is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

satiation.

b.

stimulus generalization.

c.

spontaneous recovery.

d.

token reinforcement.

Question number: 5

» Learning » Extinction

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Extinction in operant conditioning is also subject to ________ of a response.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Shaping

b.

Automation

c.

Spontaneous recovery

d.

Successive approximations

Question number: 6

» Learning » Extinction

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After a response has been extinguished, it will often reappear after a short time has passed. This is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

extinction recovery.

b.

spontaneous recovery.

c.

expectation checking.

d.

adaptiveness.

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