Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 50 - 55 of 63

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Question number: 50

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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When understanding leads to a rapid solution, it is said that ________ has occurred.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Trial and error

b.

Insight

c.

Rote

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 51

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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A common element underlying insight is that information is encoded, combined and compared ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mechanically

b.

By rote

c.

Selectively

d.

Functionally

Question number: 52

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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A detailed, practical, and workable solution is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

General solution

b.

Functional solution

c.

General properties

d.

None of the above

Question number: 53

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

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Insight also relies on ________, or bringing together seemingly unrelated bits of useful information.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Selective Combination

b.

Selective comparison

c.

Selective encoding

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 54

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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Farhat is single, outspoken and very bright. As a college student, she was deeply concerned with discrimination and other social issues and participated in several protest. Which statement is more likely to be true?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Farhat is a bank manager

b.

Farhat is a teller and a feminist

c.

Farhat is a bank teller

d.

None of the above

Question number: 55

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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A (n) ________ represents a general principle that guides problem solving, though it does not guarantee a correct solution.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

heuristic

b.

insight

c.

algorithm

d.

mental set

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