Problem Solving-Nature of Problem Solving Behavior (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 30

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Question number: 1

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A truck gets stuck under a bridge. Several tow-trucks are unable to pull it out. At last a little boy walks up and asks the red-faced adults trying to free the truck why they haven’t let the air out of the truck’s tires. Their oversight was due to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fixation.

b.

synesthesia.

c.

divergent thinking.

d.

cognitive thinking.

Question number: 2

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A rigid mental set can be a barrier to problem solving. Which of the following refers to a similar barrier to problem solving?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

invalid reasoning

b.

divergent problem solving

c.

functional fixedness

d.

oversimplification

Question number: 3

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The correlation between IQ and creativity is

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a.

zero.

b.

very low.

c.

more positively correlated the higher the IQ.

d.

very high.

Question number: 4

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Computer programs capable of doing things that require intelligence when done by people are associated with

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Choice (4) Response

a.

artificial intelligence.

b.

computerized creativity.

c.

proxemics.

d.

cerebronics.

Question number: 5

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A tendency to select wrong answers because they seem to match pre-existing mental categories is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

representativeness heuristic.

b.

base rate.

c.

intuition.

d.

interest.

Question number: 6

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Fluency, flexibility, and originality are characteristic of which type of thought?

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deductive reasoning

b.

divergent thinking

c.

inductive reasoning

d.

logic

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