Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 12 of 53

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Question number: 6

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A person who is concerned about health, but who continues to smoke cigarettes, is making an error in judgment called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

representativeness.

b.

ignoring the base rate.

c.

functional fixedness.

d.

framing.

Question number: 7

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Going from general principles to specific situations is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

concrete thought.

b.

deductive thought.

c.

logical thought.

d.

illogical thought.

Question number: 8

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In baseball, an “out” is a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

relational concept.

b.

conjunctive concept.

c.

disjunctive concept.

d.

prototype.

Question number: 9

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Drawing conclusions on the basis of formal principles of reasoning is termed

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Choice (4) Response
a.

illogical thought.

b.

logical thought.

c.

creative thought.

d.

inductive thought.

Question number: 10

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Thought that involves going from general principles to specific situations is called ________ reasoning.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

deductive

b.

divergent

c.

inductive

d.

intuitive

Question number: 11

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According to Piaget, the major accomplishment of the sensorimotor stage is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Abstract thinking

b.

Hypothetical thinking

c.

Object permanence

d.

Centration

Question number: 12

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If 98 out of 100 people respond “Golden Retriever” when asked to name what dog best represents the concept “dog, ” then a golden retriever would be called a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

prototype.

b.

denotative concept.

c.

relational concept.

d.

feature.

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