Learning-Operant Conditioning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 11 - 16 of 50

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Question number: 11

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An operant conditioning procedure that involves the positive reinforcement of successive approximations of an initially improbable behavior to eventually bring about that behavior is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

primary reinforcer

b.

shaping

c.

punishment

d.

secondary reinforcer

Question number: 12

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The type of learning associated with Skinner is:

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a.

Operant Conditioning

b.

Respondent Conditioning

c.

Observation Learning

d.

Social Learning

Question number: 13

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What is depicted by suspending a player for committing an obvious foul?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive reinforcement

b.

Primary reinforcement

c.

Negative reinforcement

d.

Punishment

Question number: 14

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Conditioned response may be eliminated by withdrawing reinforcement. This is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Spontaneous recovery

b.

Discrimination

c.

Extinction

d.

Stimulus generalization

Question number: 15

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In operant conditioning:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Negative reinforcement is a type of punishment

b.

The process is related to trial and error learning

c.

Shaping occurs when responses are coincidentally paired to a reinforcer

d.

Shaping occurs when responses are not coincidentally paired to a reinforcer

Question number: 16

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Which of the following is best example of negative reinforcement?

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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

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