Applied Behavior Analysis Quiz: How Well Do You Understand The Theories Of Aba?

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 29

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Applied Behavior Analysis Quiz: How Well Do You Understand The Theories Of Aba?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a new scientific approach used nowadays to understand the behavioral changes in humans. You can play this Applied Behavior Analysis Quiz to check your knowledge of the theories of this analysis. We will reveal your score at the end of this quiz. So, try to answer more and more answers correctly to get a perfect score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is an intensive systematic intervention based on the assumption that serious problem behaviors are the result of past and present response-consequence contingencies.
    • A. 

      Conditioning

    • B. 

      Applied Behavior Analysis

    • C. 

      Schoolwide Behavior Support

    • D. 

      Group Contingency

  • 2. 
    Applied Behavior Analysis applies various behaviorist concepts, but is not really beneficial for learners who must continually be encouraged to engage in appropriate academic and social behaviors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Applied Behavior Analysis is usually tailored to individual circumstances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Target behaviors are observed and recorded subjectively in order to obtain the perspective of the other person during an interaction with the person needing Applied Behavior Analysis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    These are the specific, concrete responses focused on by ABA therapists.
    • A. 

      Target behaviors

    • B. 

      Acquired behaviors

    • C. 

      Conditioned response

  • 6. 
    Target behaviors are also called terminal behaviors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Target behaviors are measured before and after the intervention to determine whether the intervention effectively brought about a behavior change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Environmental conditions that possibly encourage problem behaviors are identified through the ABC approach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A behavior's frequency can be increased by:
    • A. 

      Reinforcing the response at successively closer approximations

    • B. 

      Reinforcing the behavior every time it occurs

  • 10. 
    An undesirable behavior can be eliminated through (select three)
    • A. 

      Reinforcement of incompatible behaviors

    • B. 

      Reinforcement of compatible behaviors

    • C. 

      Punishment

    • D. 

      Extinction

  • 11. 
    Positive Behavior Support employs the following strategies:
    • A. 

      Teaching behaviors that can serve the same purpose and replace inappropriate behaviors

    • B. 

      Minimize conditions that might trigger inappropriate behaviors

    • C. 

      Establish a predictable daily routine

    • D. 

      Give the students opportunities to make choices

    • E. 

      Make adaptations in the curriculum

  • 12. 
    Treatment is monitored for effectiveness as it progresses and is modified if necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Measures are taken to promote generalization of newly acquired behaviors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Treatment is immediately phased out after the desired behavior is acquired
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    AKA Functional Behavior Assessment; an approach where the therapist collects information to look for patterns in the data and identify specific events that may be triggering or reinforcing a target behavior:
    • A. 

      Functional Behavior Identification

    • B. 

      Functional Assessment

    • C. 

      Functional Analysis

    • D. 

      Applied Behavior Analysis

  • 16. 
    An ABA Group strategy where the entire group must perform a desired behavior for a reinforcement to occur:
    • A. 

      Token economy

    • B. 

      Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support

    • C. 

      Group Contingency

  • 17. 
    Group Contingency improves academic achievement, classroom behavior, playground behaviors in college students, and energy-saving behaviors young elementary students
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Group Contingency is effective only if everyone in the group can make the desired response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Peer pressure and social reinforcement partly account for Group Contingency's effectiveness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A challenge in using group contingencies is to identify a consequence that all students find reinforcing. One strategy is to use a __________ that varies from day to day.
    • A. 

      Mystery reinforcer

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcer

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcer

  • 21. 
    ABA Group strategy where individuals who behave appropriately are reinforced with token reinforcers that can later be traded for backup reinforcers:
    • A. 

      Token Economy

    • B. 

      Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support

    • C. 

      Group Contingency

  • 22. 
    Token Economy includes the following elements:
    • A. 

      Peer facilitation and peer tutoring

    • B. 

      ABC approach

    • C. 

      Set of rules describing the responses that will be reinforced

    • D. 

      Variety of backup reinforcers for which tokens can be exchanged

    • E. 

      A store at which the backup reinforcers can be purchased

  • 23. 
    Young children should be allowed at least one purchase opportunity a day for Token Economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Older children should be allowed one or two opportunities a day for Token Economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Advantages of Token Economy: tokens provide immediate reinforcement & availability of various backup reinforcers increases the odds that everyone can work for a desired consequence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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