Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 20 - 23 of 63

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Question number: 20

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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Read carefully the following statements and give an appropriate responses.

(1) Insight refers to rote or trial and error, problem solving.

(2) The first phase in problem solving by understanding is to discover the general properties to a correct solution.

(3) The term “Fixation” refers to the point at which a helpful insight becomes fixed in one’s thinking.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(1) and (2) are incorrect but (3) is correct

b.

All of the above are incorrect

c.

(1) is incorrect but (2) and (3) are correct

d.

(2) is correct but (1) and (3) are correct

Question number: 21

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

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Psychologists ________ and his colleagues list five steps that they believe lead to effective problem solving: identity, define, explore, act and look and learn.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Karl Duncker

b.

Adams

c.

Langer & Piper

d.

John Bransford

Question number: 22

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Problem solving comprise of different stages which refer to the sequence of (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Incubation; preparation; illumination; verification.

b.

Preparation; illumination; incubation; verification.

c.

Preparation, incubation; illumination, verification.

d.

Preparation, incubation, verification, illumination.

Question number: 23

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

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According to Psychologists Robert Sternberg and Janet Davidson (1982) ‘Insight’ involves three abilities.

(1) Selective encoding

(2) Selective combination

(3) Selective comparison

(4) Functional Fixedness

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 4

b.

2, 3 and 4

c.

1, 2 and 3

d.

4, 2 and 1

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