Quiz Over Behaviorism

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Quiz Over Behaviorism

This is a 10 question multiple choice quiz on Behaviorism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Watson

    • B. 

      Pavlov

    • C. 

      Skinner

  • 2. 
    Classical conditioning methods were demonstrated by this scientist.
    • A. 

      Watson

    • B. 

      Pavlov

    • C. 

      Skinner

  • 3. 
    Pairing a previously neutral stimulus with another stimulus to evoke a particular response refers to...
    • A. 

      Operant conditioning

    • B. 

      Classical conditioning

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Operant conditioning

    • B. 

      Classical conditioning

  • 5. 
    This scientist conducted a controversial experiment involving a baby and a rat.
    • A. 

      Watson

    • B. 

      Pavlov

    • C. 

      Skinner

  • 6. 
    A second grade student loses 1 minute of recess every time she breaks a classroom rule.  Eventually, the student stops breaking the classroom rules.  This is an example of
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positive punishment

    • D. 

      Negative punishment

  • 7. 
    You are trying to train your dog not to jump on guests when they walk into your home.  You buy a zap collar at the store, which has a remote that will shock the dog when you push a button.  Every time your dog jumps on a person, you push the button, and the dog gets an electric shock.  Which scientist’s experiments are you most closely replicating?
    • A. 

      Pavlov

    • B. 

      Gagne

    • C. 

      Skinner

    • D. 

      Walters

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positive punishment

    • D. 

      Negative punishment

  • 9. 
    Your school has a goal of students being more prepared for class.  For the first time all year, all of your students come to class prepared.  How would you use positive reinforcement to try to increase the chance of this behavior happening again?
    • A. 

      Give the entire class a free ice cream pass to use in the cafeteria.

    • B. 

      Take away a homework assignment for that night.

    • C. 

      Drop each student's lowest quiz grade for that marking period.

    • D. 

      Do nothing. Students should be prepared anyway.

  • 10. 
    You are absent from school for an afternoon.  When you return, you read the report left by your substitute.  The report states that half of your class behaved wonderfully and completed their entire assignment.  The other half of the class misbehaved and did not finish their assignment.  For the students who behaved, you give them free time on the computer.  For the students who misbehaved, you give them an extra, more difficult assignment to accomplish.  In this situation, you provided…
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement and positive punishment.

    • B. 

      Positive reinforcement and negative punishment.

    • C. 

      Negative reinforcement and negative punishment.

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement and positive punishment.

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