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General Psychology Class - MKT-21 Quiz on Learning and Memory

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  • 1. 
    1. Who is the proponent of classical condition?
    • A. 

      Albert Bandura

    • B. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • C. 

      John Watson

    • D. 

      Wolfgang Kohler

    • E. 

      B.F. Skinner

  • 2. 
    Who pioneered operant conditioning?
    • A. 

      Albert Bandura

    • B. 

      B. F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Edward Thorndike

    • D. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • E. 

      Sigmund Freud

  • 3. 
    Who proposed the law of effect?
    • A. 

      Albert Bandura

    • B. 

      B. F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Edward Thorndike

    • D. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • E. 

      John Watson

  • 4. 
     Who is the proponent of learning by imitation?
    • A. 

      Albert Bandura

    • B. 

      B. F. Skinner

    • C. 

      Wolfgang Kohler

    • D. 

      Ivan Pavlov

    • E. 

      John Watson

  • 5. 
    A learning process in which an association is made between a previously neutral stimulus and a stimulus that naturally evokes a response.
    • A. 

      Operant conditioning

    • B. 

      Observational learning

    • C. 

      Insight learning

    • D. 

      Classical conditioning

    • E. 

      Latent learning

  • 6. 
    A process in which learning occurs through the imitation of a model.
    • A. 

      Classical conditioning

    • B. 

      Observational learning

    • C. 

      Operant conditioning

    • D. 

      Latent learning

    • E. 

      Insight learning

  • 7. 
    1. A stimulus that has the ability to elicit a response without previous training.
    • A. 

      Conditioned response

    • B. 

      Conditioned stimulus

    • C. 

      Reinforcement

    • D. 

      Unconditioned response

    • E. 

      Unconditioned stimulus

  • 8. 
    1. A stimulus which initially does not elicit the intended response but comes to do so by being paired with the “natural” stimulus.
    • A. 

      Conditioned response

    • B. 

      Conditioned stimulus

    • C. 

      Reinforcement

    • D. 

      Unconditioned response

    • E. 

      Unconditioned stimulus

  • 9. 
    1. The emergence of the conditioned response due to the repeated pairing of the conditioned stimulus with the unconditioned stimulus.
    • A. 

      Spontaneous recovery

    • B. 

      Stimulus generalization

    • C. 

      Acquisition

    • D. 

      Extinction

    • E. 

      Stimulus discrimination

  • 10. 
    1. The reappearance of the conditioned response after a period of rest and with no further conditioning.
    • A. 

      Acquisition

    • B. 

      Stimulus discrimination

    • C. 

      Extinction

    • D. 

      Stimulus generalization

    • E. 

      Spontaneous recovery

  • 11. 
    1. Giving of money is an example of primary reinforcer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    1. It holds memory for a very short period of time, for a  few seconds or less.
    • A. 

      Episodic

    • B. 

      Semantic

    • C. 

      Short-term

    • D. 

      Long-term

    • E. 

      Sensory

  • 13. 
    1. It holds memory of about 30 seconds.  It is also called working memory.
    • A. 

      Episodic

    • B. 

      Semantic

    • C. 

      Short-term

    • D. 

      Long-term

    • E. 

      Sensory

  • 14. 
    1. It refers to the kind of memory about personal experiences
    • A. 

      Episodic

    • B. 

      Semantic

    • C. 

      Procedural

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 15. 
    1. It refers to the kind of memory that deals with concepts and rules.
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Semantic

    • C. 

      Episodic

    • D. 

      Procedural

  • 16. 
    1. Which of the following sequences best reflects the order in which memory processes occur, from first to last?
    • A. 

      Encoding - storage - retrieval

    • B. 

      Storage - retrieval - encoding

    • C. 

      Encoding - retrieval - storage

    • D. 

      Storage - encoding - retrieval

  • 17. 
    1. Which of the following sequences best reflects the order in which memory processes occur, from first to last?
    • A. 

      Encoding - storage - retrieval

    • B. 

      Storage - retrieval - encoding

    • C. 

      Encoding - retrieval - storage

    • D. 

      Storage - encoding - retrieval

  • 18. 
    1. It is combining pieces of data into units; allowing us to store more information in the STM.
    • A. 

      Rehearsal

    • B. 

      Recognition

    • C. 

      Recall

    • D. 

      Chuncking

  • 19. 
    1. When we use the term “remembering” in day-to-day life, we are making reference to the memory process of:
    • A. 

      Encoding

    • B. 

      Rehearsal

    • C. 

      Retrieval

    • D. 

      Storage

  • 20. 
    1. The part of the brain responsible for emotional memory
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 21. 
    1. Knowledge of how to play tennis (assuming one knows how) would be stored in _____ memory.
    • A. 

      Implicit

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Short-term

    • D. 

      Declarative

  • 22. 
    1. An identification test is a _________ test of memory; a multiple-choice question is __________.
    • A. 

      Recall; recall test also

    • B. 

      Recall; recognition test

    • C. 

      Recognition; recognition test also

    • D. 

      Recognition; recall test

  • 23. 
    1. The inability to retrieve, recall, recognize information that was stored or is still stored in long-term memory.
    • A. 

      Chunking

    • B. 

      Encoding

    • C. 

      Forgetting

    • D. 

      Memory

    • E. 

      Storage

  • 24. 
    1. Proactive Interference occurs when recently learned information makes it more difficult to recall old information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    1. The unconscious forgetting of emotionally-threatening or anxiety-producing information.
    • A. 

      Dementia

    • B. 

      Repression

    • C. 

      Interference

    • D. 

      Suppression

  • 26. 
    1. Anterograde amnesia is forgetting events that occur before an injury or trauma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False