Memory (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 110 - 116 of 221

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Question number: 110

» Memory » Basics of Memory

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Question

The “magic number” ________ represents the average number of “bits” of information that short-term memory can usually handle.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

seven

b.

nine

c.

six

d.

three

Question number: 111

» Memory » Basics of Memory

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The word used to describe how information gets into the memory system is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

recall.

b.

retrieval.

c.

displacement.

d.

encoding.

Question number: 112

» Memory » Basics of Memory

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Which term refers to the observation that we alter memories by filling in gaps or by adding new information?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

information processing

b.

reintegration

c.

constructive processing

d.

logical inference

Question number: 113

» Memory » Basics of Memory

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Which of the following is true of short-term memory?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

It deals with information for longer periods of time, usually for at least 30 minutes.

b.

It is seriously affected by any interruption or interference.

c.

It has an unlimited storage capacity.

d.

Once information is placed in STM, it is permanently stored.

Question number: 114

» Memory » Memory Process

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Information in long-term memory can be retained up to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

1 hour.

b.

2 seconds.

c.

30 seconds.

d.

many years.

Question number: 115

» Memory » Memory Process

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Question

Which of the following can help to create false memories?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

suggestion

b.

hypnosis

c.

all of the above

d.

age regression

Question number: 116

» Memory » Memory Process

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Encoding specificity states that a retrieval cue is successful only if it is present at the time of encoding

Reason (Ꭱ)

When participants are given category names as retrieval it enables the participant of the experiment to remember which were previously presented to them to remember

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
d. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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