Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Thinking & Cognition (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 5 - 11 of 22

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Question number: 5

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A person would have the LEAST difficulty in classifying ________ as a tree or shrub.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

an oak

b.

a quail

c.

a palm

d.

a cactus

e.

a fern

Question number: 6

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A person who is concerned about health, but who continues to smoke cigarettes, is making an error in judgment called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

functional fixedness.

b.

framing.

c.

ignoring the base rate.

d.

representativeness.

e.

non-representativeness.

Question number: 7

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Going from general principles to specific situations is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

illogical thought.

b.

logical thought.

c.

concrete thought.

d.

inductive thought.

e.

deductive thought.

Question number: 8

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In baseball, an “out” is a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

conjunctive concept.

b.

prototype.

c.

stereotype.

d.

relational concept.

e.

disjunctive concept.

Question number: 9

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Drawing conclusions on the basis of formal principles of reasoning is termed

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

illogical thought.

b.

creative thought.

c.

deductive thought.

d.

logical thought.

e.

inductive thought.

Question number: 10

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Thought that involves going from general principles to specific situations is called ________ reasoning.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

divergent

b.

convergent

c.

deductive

d.

inductive

e.

intuitive

Question number: 11

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According to Piaget, the major accomplishment of the sensorimotor stage is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Object permanence

b.

Egocentrism

c.

Abstract thinking

d.

Hypothetical thinking

e.

Centration

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