The Verbal Behaviour Approach 1

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The Verbal Behaviour Approach 1

As much as grammar and knowledge is an important ingredient for survival, knowing how to live and deal with people is also an important part. The quiz below tests and gauges your understanding of the verbal behavior approach.


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  • 1. 
    What does ABA Stand for?
    • A. 

      Application of Behaviour Analysis

    • B. 

      Applied Behavioural Analytics

    • C. 

      Applied Behaviour Analysis

    • D. 

      Analysis of Behavioural Applications

  • 2. 
    Who did the original ABA study in 1987?
    • A. 

      Dr. Sundberg

    • B. 

      Dr. Ivor Lovaas

    • C. 

      Dr. Partington

    • D. 

      Dr. McEachin

  • 3. 
    The Verbal Behaviour Approach to ABA incorporates .........
    • A. 

      Skinner's analysis of sign language

    • B. 

      Sundberg's analysis of language

    • C. 

      Sundberg's analysis of sign language

    • D. 

      Skinner's Analysis of Language

  • 4. 
    What does ABLLS stand for?
    • A. 

      Assessment of Basic Levels of Language and Skills

    • B. 

      Assessment of Basic Language and Learner Skills

    • C. 

      Assessment of Broad Language and Learner Skills

    • D. 

      Assessment of Basic Language and Living Skills

  • 5. 
    What is one of the main differences between a VB and a Lovaas approach to ABA with children with autism?
    • A. 

      Expressive language is viewed as a behaviour and all functions of language are taught in a VB program

    • B. 

      Identification of challenging behaviours occurs early in a VB program but not in a Lovaas program

    • C. 

      Reinforcement is used in a VB program but not in a Lovaas program

    • D. 

      Lovaas teaches all functions of language, VB teaches language as expressive or receptive

  • 6. 
    What does ABC stand for?
    • A. 

      Antecedent Behaviour Compliment

    • B. 

      Analysis Behaviour Contingent

    • C. 

      Analysis Behaviour Cooperation

    • D. 

      Antecedent Behaviour Consequence

  • 7. 
    What functions can behaviour serve?
    • A. 

      Access to tangibles

    • B. 

      Attention

    • C. 

      Tiredness

    • D. 

      Defiance

    • E. 

      Escape

    • F. 

      Self stimulation

    • G. 

      Annoy people

  • 8. 
    What is extinction?
    • A. 

      Reinforcing a previously reinforced behaviour

    • B. 

      Reinforcing a behaviour that has not previously been reinforced

    • C. 

      Not reinforcing a behaviour that has been previously reinforced

    • D. 

      Not reinforcing a behaviour that has not been previously reinforced

  • 9. 
    When you use extinction what should you expect?
    • A. 

      Escape extinction

    • B. 

      Extinction bubble

    • C. 

      Behaviour burst

    • D. 

      Extinction burst

  • 10. 
    Tommy says 'Ball' and is given a ball. This is an example of a ......
  • 11. 
    Fred says 'Spaghetti bolognese' when he smells it cooking in the kitchen. This is an example of a..............
  • 12. 
    Jo says 'Dance with me Mark'. Jo's behaviour is an example of a......................
  • 13. 
    Tom saying 'What time are we going to the park?' is an example of a ...................
  • 14. 
    A variable ratio is 
    • A. 

      An average time interval that you are reinforced

    • B. 

      An variable time schedule

    • C. 

      The average number of responses required before reinforcement

    • D. 

      An average number of responses required to end the situation

  • 15. 
    Instructor: 'Touch cup'. Student: Touches picture of cup Instructor: 'What is it?' Student: 'Cup' The above is an example of what type of transfer procedure? 
    • A. 

      Echoic to tact

    • B. 

      Tact to receptive

    • C. 

      Tact to intraverbal

    • D. 

      Receptive to tact

  • 16. 
    Instructor: 'Match cat' Student: Matches cat Instructor: 'Give me cat' Student: 'Gives cat The above is an example of what type of transfer procedure?
    • A. 

      Match to receptive

    • B. 

      Match to tact

    • C. 

      Receptive to match

    • D. 

      Receptive to tact

  • 17. 
    DTT stands for 
  • 18. 
    Reinforcement can best be described as
    • A. 

      A consequence which keeps the levels of behaviour the same in future

    • B. 

      A consequence which decreases the future frequency of the behaviour it follows

    • C. 

      A stimulus which keeps the child happy

    • D. 

      A consequence which increases the future frequency of the behaviour it followed

  • 19. 
    The time between the students last response and the presentation of the instructors next instruction is called the 
  • 20. 
    If John is given a token during ITT after every 3rd response, the schedule of reinforcement is ........
    • A. 

      FR3

    • B. 

      VR3

    • C. 

      CRF

    • D. 

      NCR 3

  • 21. 
    Which schedule of reinforcement produces the highest rate of responding?
    • A. 

      Fixed Ratio

    • B. 

      Variable Ratio

    • C. 

      Fixed Interval

    • D. 

      Variable Interval

  • 22. 
    The best option for an intertribal interval is:
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      3 seconds

    • D. 

      1 second

  • 23. 
    A stimulus that reliably evokes a behaviour is known as an
    • A. 

      SD

    • B. 

      S-delta

    • C. 

      SP

    • D. 

      ST

  • 24. 
    Which of the following would not be a prompt?
    • A. 

      Looking at the item as the instruction is presented

    • B. 

      Always placing the correct item on the left hand side

    • C. 

      Distractor trials within teaching procedure

    • D. 

      Using gestures when giving receptive instructions

  • 25. 
    Differential reinforcement is:
    • A. 

      Reinforcing after every response

    • B. 

      Reinforcing transfer trials

    • C. 

      Reinforcing with greater magnitude of the preferred stimulus for better approximations

    • D. 

      Reinforcing with less of the preferred item for behaviours placed on extinction