Learning-Punishment (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 11 of 13

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Question number: 6

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To be effective, punishment should be

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a.

delivered late in the day.

b.

paired with reinforcement.

c.

explained in detail to the child.

d.

immediate and severe.

Question number: 7

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Which of the following statements about punishment is FALSE?

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a.

Punishment temporarily suppresses a response.

b.

Punishment may permanently suppress a response.

c.

Punishment teaches new responses.

d.

Punishment applies an aversive event.

Question number: 8

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The presentation of an aversive stimulus or the removal of a positive stimuli are both examples of

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a.

negative reinforcement.

b.

secondary reinforcement.

c.

punishment.

d.

positive reinforcement.

Question number: 9

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A punisher can be

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a.

any consequence that reduces the occurrence of a behavior.

b.

a positive reinforcer.

c.

the removal of a positive state of affairs.

d.

the onset of an unpleasant event.

Question number: 10

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Negative reinforcement ________ responding; punishment ________ responding.

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a.

decreases; decreases

b.

increases; decreases

c.

increases; increases

d.

decreases; increases

Question number: 11

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Negative reinforcement and punishment

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a.

have opposite effects on behavior.

b.

are different terms for the same procedure.

c.

have the same effect on behavior.

d.

are not very effective in changing behavior.

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