Thinking-Problem Solving [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question 1

Problem Solving

Question

MCQ▾

According to Collins and Quillian, to which of the following statements would subjects take the longer amount of time to answer “true” ?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

A sandal is a shoe.

b.

A ballet slipper is a shoe.

c.

A sandal is a piece of clothing.

d.

A boot a shoe.

e.

A shoe is a piece of clothing.

Question 2

Problem Solving

Question

MCQ▾

If during a chess game a player were to write down all of the possible moves she could make, this set of moves would be an example of

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

inductive reasoning

b.

a problem space

c.

a heuristic

d.

functional fixedness

e.

a mental set

Question 3

Problem Solving

Question

MCQ▾

Matt՚s parents are physicists, and so are the parents of several of his best friends. Therefore, Matt believes that many people are employed as physicists. Matt՚s reasoning is based on

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

the conjunction fallacy

b.

a mental set

c.

risky decision making

d.

the representativeness heuristic

e.

the availability heuristic