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Question number: 1

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A truck gets stuck under a bridge. Several tow-trucks are unable to pull it out. At last a little boy walks up and asks the red-faced adults trying to free the truck why they haven’t let the air out of the truck’s tires. Their oversight was due to

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a.

divergent thinking.

b.

cognitive style.

c.

cognitive thinking.

d.

synesthesia.

e.

fixation.

Question number: 2

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A rigid mental set can be a barrier to problem solving. Which of the following refers to a similar barrier to problem solving?

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a.

divergent problem solving

b.

invalid reasoning

c.

oversimplification

d.

valid reasoning

e.

functional fixedness

Question number: 3

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The correlation between IQ and creativity is

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a.

cannot be determined.

b.

more positively correlated the higher the IQ.

c.

zero.

d.

very high.

e.

very low.

Question number: 4

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Computer programs capable of doing things that require intelligence when done by people are associated with

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parapsychology.

b.

proxemics.

c.

computerized creativity.

d.

cerebronics.

e.

artificial intelligence.

Question number: 5

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A tendency to select wrong answers because they seem to match pre-existing mental categories is called

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intuition.

b.

representativeness heuristic.

c.

framing.

d.

interest.

e.

base rate.