Thinking (GRE Psychology): Questions 11 - 16 of 16

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Question number: 11

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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In general, people attach concepts and attributes to items and events. This knowledge is used to categorize and understand new stimuli and is best known as a person’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

schema

b.

algorithm

c.

metacognition

d.

heuristic

Question number: 12

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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Andrea does not like to go to parties because she knows how people will conduct themselves. She has likely developed which of the following about parties?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A script

b.

A heuristic

c.

A convergence

d.

A deduction

Question number: 13

» Thinking » Planning, Metacognition

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The Tower of Hanoi is a puzzle useful in evaluating

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cultural adaptability.

b.

managerial functions

c.

executive functions.

d.

field of search functions.

Question number: 14

» Thinking » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Collins and Quillian, individuals decide on the relationship between words by assessing the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

acoustic similarity of the words

b.

part of speech of the words

c.

words’ respective locations in semantic words

d.

personal experience they have with the words

Question number: 15

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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Bottom-up information processing is best described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

semantically driven

b.

schematically driven

c.

data driven

d.

morphologically driven

Question number: 16

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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A manager of an advertising company is encouraging her workers to think “outside the box” in order to come up with entirely new angels for advertising. In essence, the manager is asking her employees to think

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

convergently

b.

metacognitively

c.

fluidly

d.

divergently

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