Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 12 - 18 of 64

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Question number: 12

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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A detailed, practical, and workable solution to a problem is called a (n) ________ solution.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

specific

b.

functional

c.

mental

d.

general

e.

heuristic

Question number: 13

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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If you wanted to enhance creativity, you would want to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

make a rash decision.

b.

look for analogies.

c.

isolate yourself.

d.

look for fallacies.

e.

dig deeper into a problem with logic.

Question number: 14

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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Normal problem solving is likely to use

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Choice (5) Response

a.

mental images.

b.

semantic repression.

c.

olfactory sensations.

d.

morphemes.

e.

synesthesia.

Question number: 15

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Which of the following is usually associated with creativity?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

semantics

b.

convergent thinking

c.

modeling

d.

divergent thinking

e.

syntax

Question number: 16

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The stage of creative thought during which problem solving proceeds at a subconscious level is the ________ stage.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

illumination

b.

preparation

c.

incubation

d.

orientation

e.

None of the above

Question number: 17

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Characteristics of creativity include

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Choice (5) Response

a.

accomodation.

b.

gender differences.

c.

convergence.

d.

flexibility.

e.

rigid personality factors.

Question number: 18

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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A student who takes a multiple-choice test by reading the stem of each item, generating the correct response before looking at the choices, and then choosing the response closest to the answer is using

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

an algorithmic search strategy.

b.

a heuristic.

c.

a semantics.

d.

an “ideal” solution.

e.

vicarious problem solving.

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