Learning-Operant Conditioning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 37 - 42 of 50

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Question number: 37

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

Appeared in Year: 2013

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In operant conditioning a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals is the case of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Variable – interval schedule

b.

Variable – ratio schedule

c.

Fixed – ratio schedule

d.

Fixed – interval schedule

Question number: 38

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Some factors that influence the effectiveness of rewards are (December)

1. Magnitude of the reward

2. Reward delay

3. Successive approximation

4. Need

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2, 3 and 4

b.

2 and 4

c.

1 and 2

d.

1, 2 and 4

Question number: 39

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In instrumental, or operant, conditioning the term ________ refers to the process of learning a complex response by first learning a number of simple responses leading up to the complex one.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Escape

b.

Reinforcement

c.

Shaping

d.

Avoidance

Question number: 40

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________ are developed in instrumental, or operant conditioning when differences in reinforcement accompany different stimuli.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Generalizations

b.

Discriminations

c.

Punishments

d.

All of the above

Question number: 41

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________ is key element in cognitive interpretation of instrumental conditioning.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Imitation

b.

Interpretation

c.

Anticipation

d.

Expectation

Question number: 42

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“The Behavior of Organism” (1938) is a book which contains the general laws of operant conditioning, it is written by ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

R. C. Bolles

b.

B. F. Skinner

c.

I. P. Pavlov

d.

G. V. Anrep

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