Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 38 - 43 of 63

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Question number: 38

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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Functional fixedness is just one of the mental blocks that prevent ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning

b.

Image

c.

Insight

d.

Memory

Question number: 39

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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Information processing psychologists view problem solving as a search process. People solve problems by using heuristics rather than ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Lead factor

b.

Means-end analysis

c.

Trial and error

d.

Algorithms

Question number: 40

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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A chess player who mentally tries out several possible moves before actually touching a chess piece is performing ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Delayed response problem

b.

Internal representation of a problem

c.

External representation of a problem

d.

Multiple stick problem

Question number: 41

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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Selective encoding, selective combination, and selective comparison are the elements of ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning

b.

Trial and error

c.

Insight

d.

All of the above

Question number: 42

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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Clear thinking is usually aided by stating or ________ a problem in broad terms.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Base rate

b.

Framing

c.

Intuition

d.

None of the above

Question number: 43

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One of the most successful sets of heuristics, both in its ability to solve problems and in its usefulness as a model of human problem solving, is a computer programme called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The General Problem Solver (GPS)

b.

Computer simulation

c.

The Mean-end Analysis

d.

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