RBT 50 Questions Practice Test

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1. 
What term is used to describe the process of transferring stimulus control across different situations or contexts?

2. 
Discrimination training involves establishing stimulus control by reinforcing responses to certain antecedents.

3. 
If data shows a client's problem behavior is increasing, an RBT should make changes to the treatment plan.

4. 
Under what circumstances might an RBT be asked to describe the roles and responsibilities of other professionals like BCBAs or BCaBAs?

5. 
What should an RBT do if a client's caregiver makes offensive or derogatory comments during a session?

6. 
When collecting data using a partial interval recording method, how should the RBT score an interval if the target behavior occurs briefly but not for the entire interval?

7. 
You are collecting data on a child's self-injurious behavior using a duration recording method. The behavior occurs for 2 minutes, stops for 1 minute, and then occurs again for 3 minutes. How would you record the total duration of the behavior?

8. 
You are collecting data on a child's on-task behavior during a classroom activity using a partial interval recording method with 5-minute intervals. If the child is on-task for 2 minutes and off-task for 3 minutes during a particular interval, how would you record the data for that interval?

9. 
RBTs are allowed to make modifications to a client's treatment plan without consulting the BCBA first.

10. 
When using a token economy system, what is the recommended ratio of backup reinforcers to tokens?

11. 
What is the term used to describe the strengthening of a behavior by presenting a specific consequence after the behavior occurs?

12. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you notice a client frequently engages in problem behavior when a specific staff member is present. What term describes this environmental factor?

13. 
An RBT notices a typo in the written protocol for a treatment plan. What is the appropriate course of action?

14. 
What should an RBT do if a parent/caregiver requests to observe a session?

15. 
Which of the following is an example of an appropriate way for an RBT to provide reinforcement?

16. 
What should an RBT do if a caregiver asks for their opinion on the effectiveness of a treatment plan?

17. 
What issues do we want to avoid when prompting?

18. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you observe that a specific behavior is occurring more frequently after a particular event. What term is used to describe this event?

19. 

20. 
You are collecting data on a child's aggressive behavior using a frequency recording method. Which of the following would be the most appropriate way to record the data?

21. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you notice that a child is becoming increasingly frustrated and engaging in more problem behavior. What should be your first course of action?

22. 
During caregiver training, RBTs should develop their own materials rather than using what the BCBA provides.

23. 
What is the term used to describe the process of gradually removing prompts or assistance provided during skill acquisition?

24. 
According to the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, what should an RBT do if they are asked to implement a treatment procedure they have not been trained on?

25. 
What is the recommended course of action if a client reports that an RBT has violated the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code?

26. 
The learner is required to practice the correct form of the behavior that is incompatible with the problem behavior as a result of the problem behavior

27. 
An RBT is asked to job-shadow a BCBA for training purposes. Which of the following would be an inappropriate task for the RBT during this shadowing experience?

28. 
What term is used to describe the process of transferring stimulus control from one antecedent to another?

29. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you notice a client is showing signs of fatigue or illness. What should you do?

30. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you encounter a situation not covered in the plan. What should you do?

31. 
Differential reinforcement involves reinforcing an alternative, desired behavior instead of the problem behavior.

32. 
While providing caregiver training, which of the following would be an appropriate way for an RBT to check for understanding?

33. 
RBTs are never allowed to share any information about a client due to confidentiality rules.

34. 
An RBT should never

35. 
Which of the following is NOT an example of a positive reinforcer?

36. 
One cycle or presentation of an instruction that can be repeated over again

37. 
Frequency recording involves counting the total duration of a behavior over an observation period.

38. 
What is the recommended method for an RBT to provide training or coaching to caregivers or staff?

39. 
Under what circumstances might an RBT discuss a client's services or progress with others?

40. 
If a client shows signs of illness during a session, the RBT should immediately terminate the session.

41. 
Extinction is the same as ignoring.

42. 
According to best practice guidelines, how frequently should RBTs meet with their supervising BCBA?

43. 
Which of the following is an appropriate way for an RBT to respond if a client becomes aggressive during a session?

44. 
What is the term used to describe the systematic process of gradually guiding a learner through the steps of a skill to shape the desired behavior?

45. 
When using a token economy system, backup reinforcers should only be provided after a fixed number of tokens.

46. 
Julia is implementing a token economy system in her classroom. Which of the following would be an appropriate backup reinforcer to use with the token economy?

47. 
While implementing a treatment plan, you notice that a child is consistently engaging in a specific problem behavior immediately after being asked to complete a particular task. What term is used to describe this task or activity?

48. 
The Professional and Ethical Compliance Code prohibits RBTs from implementing procedures they have not been trained on.

49. 
While collecting data, you notice a student is looking away from their work more frequently after being reminded about an upcoming test. What term describes this change in behavior?

50. 
As an RBT, which of the following tasks would fall outside of your scope of practice?

This practice test has been created to help individuals preparing for the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) exam assess their knowledge across all the key content areas covered on the actual exam.

The test contains 50 questions in various formats, including multiple-choice, true/false, defining terms, and applying knowledge to scenarios.

The questions span the following main domains:

  1. Measurement, Data Collection, and Documentation
  2. Implementation of Behavior Analysis Treatment Plans
  3. Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice
  4. Competencies and Skills Related to Behavior Analysis Concepts
  5. Competencies Related to Specific RBT Tasks

By completing this full practice exam, you can identify any areas of weakness to focus further study efforts. The rigorous nature of the questions will help ensure you are prepared for the difficulty level of the certification exam.

After finishing the practice test, be sure to thoroughly review the explanations and rationales for each question to reinforce your understanding of the correct answers and underlying concepts.

While this is not an official exam from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, it has been carefully constructed to align with the RBT Task List and follow the content outline for the actual certification exam.

Diligent preparation with this practice test can help build competence and increase your confidence in the exam.

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