Burton's Microbiology Chapter 8: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is considered a form of an aversive stimulus?
    • A. 

      Overcorrection

    • B. 

      Time-out ribbon

    • C. 

      Response cost

    • D. 

      Noncontingent reinforcement

  • 2. 
    On average, students in science Group A for assistance 8-12 times per 20 minutes period. The teacher wants to decrease this behavior. She tells the group that if they are able to complete their 20-minute lab assignmetn with no more than three requests for assistance, they will recieve 5 bonus points for their work. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Differential reinforcement of low rates of behavior

    • B. 

      Differential reinforcement of other behaviors

    • C. 

      Differential reinforcement of incompatible behaviors

    • D. 

      Noncontingent reinforcement

  • 3. 
    Which is considered the least intrusive strategy for reducing behavior?
    • A. 

      Sam is sent to the corner to "think about his inappropriate behavior" for 5 minutes

    • B. 

      Jerry is taught to point to a picture to tell his teacher he is hungry instead of pushing materials off his desk

    • C. 

      Sherri loses her free time for not turning in her homework

    • D. 

      Melissa is required to clean all of the desks in the classroom after writing on her own desk.

  • 4. 
    Mr. Hughes was stopped by the police for emptying his ashtray on the roadway while he was driving at 35 miles per hour. The judge sentenced Mr. Hughes to an entire weekend of picking up trash on the side of the road. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      A conditioned aversice stimulus

    • B. 

      Postive-practice overcorrection

    • C. 

      Resitutional overcorrection

    • D. 

      Response-cost

  • 5. 
    During basketball practice, Coach Reeve's team continually forgot his directive to pass the ball at center court. For 15 minutes, the coach had his players practice passing the ball at center court. The educational procedure Coach Reeves used is called:
    • A. 

      Negative practice overcorrection

    • B. 

      A conditioned aversive stimulus

    • C. 

      Restitutional overcorrection

    • D. 

      Positive-practice overcorrection

  • 6. 
    Spontaneous recovery refers to:
    • A. 

      The possible reappearance of an extinguished behavior

    • B. 

      A students return to the classroom after time out

    • C. 

      Getting well after a serious illness

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Hr. Henderson wanted to stop Elijah's hand flapping. He consulted with the IEP team and they decided to use hand weight to make the hand flapping more difficult in order to reduce the behavior. The behavioral procedure employed is ______.
    • A. 

      DRI

    • B. 

      Sensory extinction

    • C. 

      Postive reinforcement

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Physical restraint is considered a(n) ________
    • A. 

      Conditioned aversive stimulus

    • B. 

      Unconditioned aversive stimulus

    • C. 

      Overcorrection

    • D. 

      Exclusion timeout

  • 9. 
    Justin often attempts to jump off classroom chairs. His teacher decided to reduce the behavior by having him repeatedly jump off the classroom chair, while under close supervision. This is an example of ____________
    • A. 

      Restitutional overcorrection

    • B. 

      Positive-practice overcorrection

    • C. 

      Negative practice

    • D. 

      Response cost

  • 10. 
    After finishing lunch, Jose left his trash on the table, his teacher responded by having him pick up the trash left behind at each table. This procedure is known as ________.
    • A. 

      Restitutional overcorrection

    • B. 

      Positive practice

    • C. 

      Negative practice

    • D. 

      Response cost

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