Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 28 - 31 of 62

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Question number: 28

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

We use mental short-cuts to solve problems. (December)

Reason (Ꭱ)

Problem solving includes thinking.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
c. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 29

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Arrange the following five main steps of a behavioral self-regulation program from start to its end.

I. Collect the baseline data

II. Develop a plan of intervention to modify antecedents and/or consequences.

III. Specify the problem behavior.

IV. Implement the program and keep measuring behavior.

V. Identify antecedents and consequences.

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

I, III, IV, II, V

b.

III, II, IV, I, V

c.

II, III, I, V, IV

d.

III, I, V, II, IV

Question number: 30

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following strategies facilitate problem solving?

1. Algorithms

2. Mental set

3. Planning fallacy

4. Heuristics

5. Analogy

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

1, 2 and 4

b.

1 and 5

c.

1, 4 and 5

d.

2, 3 and 4

Question number: 31

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

MCQ▾

Question

Patient Jones is told that an operation has a 10 percent chance of failure, whereas patient Smith is told that the same operation has a 90 percent chance of success. If Jones chooses not to have the surgery, while Smith chooses to have the surgery, to what psychological phenomenon could you attribute this outcome?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

representative heuristic

b.

availability heuristic

c.

framing effects

d.

functional fixedness

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