Learning-Punishment [NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)]: Questions 1 - 4 of 14

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Question 1

Punishment

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Punishment is most effective in suppressing behavior when it is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

immediate, consistent, and mild.

b.

delayed, consistent, and mild.

c.

delayed, inconsistent, and intense.

d.

immediate, consistent, and intense.

Question 2

Punishment

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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.

cognitive learning.

b.

negative reinforcement.

c.

discovery learning.

d.

positive reinforcement.

Question 3

Punishment

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Which of the following best describes punishment?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

addition of a positive event

b.

withdrawal of a negative event

c.

declining response frequency

d.

addition of an aversive event

Question 4

Punishment

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.

2 and 3

c.

1 and 4

d.

2,3 and 4

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