Learning And Conditioning Practice Quiz

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Learning And Conditioning Practice Quiz

This is a Learning And Conditioning Practice Quiz for college-level students and learners. This test will allow the students to review some basic concepts related to the theories of renowned psychologists like Ivan Pavlov, B. F. Skinner, Wolfgang Kohler, and Thorndike. So, get ready to have an estimation of your knowledge about the subject. Also, leave a comment after the quiz. Let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Habituation involves learning about a _____.
    • A. 

      Multiple stimuli

    • B. 

      Single response

    • C. 

      Single stimulus

    • D. 

      Multiple responses

  • 2. 
    In the condition when UCS is subsequently omitted, what will the CR experience?
    • A. 

      Reinforcement

    • B. 

      Extinction

    • C. 

      Learning

    • D. 

      Association

  • 3. 
     After extinction training, which of these reflects the preservation of the original CS-UCS association?
    • A. 

      Reinforcement

    • B. 

      Spontaneous recovery

    • C. 

      Generalization

    • D. 

      Discrimination

  • 4. 
    What is considered an unconditioned response in Pavlov’s experiment?
    • A. 

      Meat powder

    • B. 

      Sleeping

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Salivation

  • 5. 
    Generalization is a reaction to _____.
    • A. 

      Pairing

    • B. 

      Similarities

    • C. 

      Differences

    • D. 

      Association

  • 6. 
    If the doctor always tells a child that “it won’t hurt, when in fact it sometimes does, the child has no danger or safety signals and may become terribly anxious whenever in the doctor’s office. This implies...
    • A. 

      Learning can be fearful

    • B. 

      Children do not respond to motivation

    • C. 

      Doctors are ineffective motivators

    • D. 

      Predictability is also important for emotional reactions

  • 7. 
    Punishment is the _____ of reinforcement.
    • A. 

      Opposite

    • B. 

      Principle

    • C. 

      Basis

    • D. 

      Equivalent

  • 8. 
    Skinner box is also known as...
    • A. 

      Simple latch

    • B. 

      Operant chamber

    • C. 

      Omission training

    • D. 

      Black box

  • 9. 
    A hungry cat is placed in a cage whose door is held fast by a simple latch, and a piece of fish is placed just outside the cage. If the cat has learned to open the latch to obtain food and repeats that behavior, it is known as..
    • A. 

      Law of effect

    • B. 

      Stimulus aversion

    • C. 

      Reinforcement

    • D. 

      Habituation

  • 10. 
    Learning by trial and error is called:
    • A. 

      Classical conditioning

    • B. 

      Operant conditioning

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Stimulus

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