Learning-Operant Conditioning (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 16 - 19 of 52

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Question number: 16

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Which of the following is best example of negative reinforcement?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A kindergarten student being put in “time-out”

b.

A child getting spanked for bad behavior

c.

A mother taking an aspirin to eliminate her headache

d.

A father getting a speeding ticket

e.

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

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 (5) Response

a.

response

b.

Situational stimulus

c.

Cue

d.

Punisher

e.

reinforcer

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 (5) Response

a.

Fixed ratio schedule of reinforcement

b.

Fixed interval schedule of reinforcement

c.

Interval ratio schedule of reinforcement

d.

Variable ratio schedule of reinforcement

e.

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 (5) Response

a.

Fixed variable

b.

Variable ratio

c.

Fixed ratio

d.

Variable interval

e.

Fixed interval

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