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92. Polly worked as a bartender. A few people used to wave money toward her so that she would serve.

92.

Polly worked as a
bartender. A few people used to wave money toward her so that she would serve
them first. She used to find this to be rude and hence, either ignored them
or always served them last. People realized that she serves only the people
who wait politely, and then their rude behavior stopped. This implies that
Polly used the model of _____.

A.

positive reinforcement

B.

negative reinforcement

C.

variable ratio
reinforcement

D.

extinction

E.

shaping

93.

Every instance of a
target behavior is reinforced when a _____ reinforcement schedule is in
effect.

A.

fixed reward

B.

continuous

C.

variable interval

D.

fixed interval

E.

variable ratio

94.

Barbara is training her
new puppy to sit on command. Every time the puppy responds correctly, it
receives a treat. Barbara is using a _____ reinforcement schedule.

A.

fixed reward

B.

variable ratio

C.

fixed interval

D.

variable interval

E.

continuous

95.

A _____ schedule of
reinforcement consists of providing reinforcement after a constant, specific
time period has elapsed.

A.

continuous

B.

fixed ratio

C.

variable ratio

D.

fixed interval

E.

variable interval

96.

A _____ schedule of
reinforcement consists of providing reinforcement after a fluctuating time
period has elapsed.

A.

continuous

B.

fixed ratio

C.

variable ratio

D.

fixed interval

E.

variable interval

97.

Paying an employee $10
for every 20 units he or she produces is an example of a _____ schedule of
reinforcement.

A.

continuous

B.

fixed ratio

C.

variable ratio

D.

fixed interval

E.

variable interval

98.

Philip got a mail from
his supervisor with compliments and praises for his work over the past few
months. This instance is an example of _____ schedule of reinforcement.

A.

continuous

B.

fixed ratio

C.

variable ratio

D.

fixed interval

E.

variable interval

99.

_____ is defined as the
process of reinforcing closer and closer approximations to a target
behavior.

A.

Positive reinforcement

B.

Negative reinforcement

C.

Shaping

D.

Extinction

E.

Punishment

100.

Joanne was teaching her
two year old son to write his first name. She praised him for writing the
first letter correctly. After the child had mastered that first step, she
praised him for every letter he wrote, until he wrote the entire name
correctly. This implies that Joanne was engaging in _____.

A.

shaping

B.

negative reinforcement

C.

punishment

D.

extinction

E.

positive reinforcement

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