# Problem Solving-Rules in Problem Solving (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 9 - 13 of 19

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## Question number: 9

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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.

b.

Means-end analysis

c.

Trial and error

d.

Algorithms

## Question number: 10

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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: 11

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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 ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The General Problem Solver (GPS)

b.

Computer simulation

c.

The Mean-end Analysis

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

## Question number: 12

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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.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

## Question number: 13

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When understanding leads to a rapid solution, it is said that ________ has occurred.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Trial and error

b.

Insight

c.

Rote

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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