Problem Solving-Rules in Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 4 - 8 of 19

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Question number: 4

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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

Question number: 5

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Problem solving strategies that guide the search for solutions are called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive

b.

Heuristic

c.

Negation

d.

All of the above

Question number: 6

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Inability to see new uses (functions) for familiar objects or for objects that have been used in a particular way, is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Functional fixedness

b.

Random search strategy

c.

Functional solution

d.

Fixation

Question number: 7

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In decision making, the ________ represents the tendency to estimate the probability of an event by how easily relevant instances of it come to mind.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

framing effects

b.

representative heuristic

c.

functional fixedness

d.

availability heuristic

Question number: 8

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning

b.

Image

c.

Insight

d.

Memory

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