Learning-Operant Conditioning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 17 - 21 of 50

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Question number: 17

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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: 18

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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: 19

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Schedules of reinforcement maintain your behavior. Which of the following schedules of reinforcement can be explained by this example: Calling a friend and getting a busy signal because the friend is frequently on the phone?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fixed variable

b.

Variable interval

c.

Fixed interval

d.

Fixed ratio

Question number: 20

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Thorndike’s law of effect neglects the inner drives or motives that make learners pursue the “satisfying state, ” allowing learners to reach their goals. Who agreed with this statement?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Kohler

b.

Watson

c.

Tolman

d.

Skinner

Question number: 21

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Positive reinforcement ________ the rate of responding; Negative reinforcement ________ the rate of responding:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Decreases; increases

b.

Increases; decreases

c.

Neutral; decreases

d.

Decreases; decreases

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