Learning-Punishment (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 13

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Question number: 1

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Punishment is most effective in suppressing behavior when it is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

immediate, consistent, and intense.

b.

immediate, consistent, and mild.

c.

delayed, inconsistent, and intense.

d.

delayed, consistent, and mild.

Question number: 2

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In a study of punishment, shock is administered to a hamster through a wire grid on the bottom of the cage. To the researcher’s surprise, the hamster learns to roll on its back when shocked so that its fur insulates it from the shock. The hamster’s response demonstrates

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

negative reinforcement.

b.

positive reinforcement.

c.

cognitive learning.

d.

discovery learning.

Question number: 3

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Which of the following best describes punishment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

declining response frequency

b.

addition of a positive event

c.

addition of an aversive event

d.

withdrawal of a negative event

Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which of the following are problems with punishment? (December)

1. The effect of punishment is often temporary.

2. Severe punishment creates fear and anxiety.

3. Mild punishment is paired with reinforcement of the correct behavior.

4. Aggressive punishment can model aggressive behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 4

b.

1 and 4

c.

2 and 3

d.

2, 3 and 4

Question number: 5

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Mild punishment tends to temporarily ________ a response that is also reinforced.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Replace

b.

Suppress

c.

Aggravate

d.

Enhance

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