Learning-Operant Conditioning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 50

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Question number: 1

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Which learning principle states that a behavior that has a higher probability of occurrence can be used as a positive reinforcer for a behavior than one that has a lower probability of occurrence?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

spontaneous recovery

b.

Premack principle

c.

law of effect

d.

classical conditioning

Question number: 2

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Behavior is governed by its consequences describe:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

supply demand theory

b.

Yerkes Dodson law

c.

operant conditioning

d.

psychological crisis

Question number: 3

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What is meant by latent learning?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning that is based on rewards and punishments

b.

Learning that is not immediately reflected in a behavior change

c.

Learning that depends on the mental process

d.

A learning technique that provides precise information about one’s inner bodily functions

Question number: 4

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In operant conditioning, a neutral stimulus that becomes reinforcing after being associated with a primary reinforcer is known as________:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

secondary reinforcer

b.

punishment

c.

primary reinforcer

d.

discriminative stimulus

Question number: 5

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Which is not an example of operant conditioning?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A dog learns to turn in circles for a reward.

b.

A baby takes his first steps.

c.

Shelly gets $50 after getting a 90 percent in her math class.

d.

A horse jumps over a fence to avoid an electric shock.

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