Thinking (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 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 (5) Response

a.

algorithm

b.

mental set

c.

schema

d.

heuristic

e.

metacognition

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?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

A script

b.

A heuristic

c.

A prototype

d.

A deduction

e.

A convergence

Question number: 13

» Thinking » Planning, Metacognition

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The Tower of Hanoi is a puzzle useful in evaluating

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cultural adaptability.

b.

confrontation naming ability.

c.

field of search functions.

d.

managerial functions

e.

executive functions.

Question number: 14

» Thinking » 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 (5) Response

a.

acoustic similarity of the words

b.

personal experience they have with the words

c.

common characteristics between the words

d.

words’ respective locations in semantic words

e.

part of speech of the words

Question number: 15

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

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Bottom-up information processing is best described as

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Choice (5) Response

a.

phonetically driven

b.

schematically driven

c.

morphologically driven

d.

data driven

e.

semantically driven

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