Memory-Basics of Memory (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 21 - 25 of 50

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Question number: 21

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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: 22

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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

recall.

b.

retrieval.

c.

displacement.

d.

encoding.

Question number: 23

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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

information processing

b.

reintegration

c.

constructive processing

d.

logical inference

Question number: 24

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

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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: 25

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Which of the following is true of rehearsal of information?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

After 45 seconds without rehearsal, information is gone from STM.

b.

Rehearsal interferes with chunking and recoding of information in STM.

c.

Rehearsal aids the transfer of information from STM to LTM.

d.

Rehearsal is an aid to maintaining information in sensory memory.

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