Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 44 - 49 of 63

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Question number: 44

» Problem Solving » Factors Influencing Problem Solving

Appeared in Year: 2014

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According to problem space theory, a problem solver generally operates through three states; ________, the goal state and all possible ________ (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Initial state; outcome state

b.

Initial state; intermediate state

c.

Pre state; final state.

d.

First state; outcome state

Question number: 45

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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Who holds the “world record” for mental calculation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Morain

b.

P. T. Usha

c.

David Levy

d.

Shakuntala Devi

Question number: 46

» Problem Solving » Nature of Problem Solving Behavior

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Internal representations of events in terms of generated, remembered or imagined muscular sensations are called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Image

b.

Language

c.

Concept

d.

Muscular imagery

Question number: 47

» Problem Solving » Steps in Problem Solving

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________ refers to selecting information that is relevant to a problem, while ignoring distractions.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Selective combination

b.

Selective encoding

c.

Selective comparison

d.

All of the above

Question number: 48

» Problem Solving » Rules in Problem Solving

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The ease with which problems are solved is related to a variety of factors. One of the most important barriers to problem solving is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fixation

b.

Functional solution

c.

Functional fixedness

d.

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Question number: 49

» Problem Solving » Factors Influencing Problem Solving

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which of the following are methods of solving problems?

1. Trial and error

2. Mental set

3. Algorithm

4. Heuristics

5. Functional Fixedness

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 & 3

b.

1, 4 & 5

c.

1, 3 & 4

d.

3, 4 & 5

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