Problem Solving-Nature of Problem Solving Behavior (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 13 of 31

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Question number: 7

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Aptitudes are

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Choice (4) Response
a.

interest in certain things

b.

the abilities of individual to learn in specific endeavor

c.

high level of achievement in an area endeavor

d.

skills one brings to a given task

Question number: 8

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Fluency, flexibility, and originality would be most characteristic of which type of thought?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

rote problem-solving

b.

mechanical problem-solving

c.

brainstorming

d.

convergent thinking

Question number: 9

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The way a question is stated before problem solving begins is known as

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Incubation.

b.

Defining the base rate.

c.

Framing.

d.

Accomodation.

Question number: 10

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A solution that correctly states the requirements for success in solving a problem but not in sufficient detail for further action is called a (n) ________ solution.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

control

b.

functional

c.

specific

d.

general

Question number: 11

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The solution to arithmetic problems requires

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Choice (4) Response
a.

insight.

b.

divergent thinking.

c.

convergent thinking.

d.

brainstorming.

Question number: 12

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A detailed, practical, and workable solution to a problem is called a (n) ________ solution.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

heuristic

b.

specific

c.

functional

d.

general

Question number: 13

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If you wanted to enhance creativity, you would want to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

dig deeper into a problem with logic.

b.

isolate yourself.

c.

look for analogies.

d.

look for fallacies.

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