Thinking-Problem Solving (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question number: 1

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Question

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A ballet slipper is a shoe.

b.

A sandal is a piece of clothing.

c.

A sandal is a shoe.

d.

A boot a shoe.

Question number: 2

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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 (4) Response

a.

a mental set

b.

functional fixedness

c.

a problem space

d.

a heuristic

Question number: 3

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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 (4) Response

a.

the representativeness heuristic

b.

risky decision making

c.

a mental set

d.

the availability heuristic

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