Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 13 - 18 of 53

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Question number: 13

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The kind of conflict experienced by a student who simultaneously wants to watch a late night movie on television and get a good night’s sleep is best described as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Double approach-avoidance

b.

Approach-Approach

c.

Approach - double avoidance

d.

Approach-avoidance

Question number: 14

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The inability to see new uses for familiar objects is termed

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Choice (4) Response
a.

non-flexible thinking.

b.

flexible thinking.

c.

interference.

d.

functional fixedness.

Question number: 15

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A concept referring to an object having at least one of a number of features is a ________ concept.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

relational

b.

categorical

c.

conjunctive

d.

disjunctive

Question number: 16

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You are daydreaming in the middle of a lecture. Are you actually thinking?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Yes, you are thinking and daydreaming is an example of cognition.

b.

Cannot be determined.

c.

No, but daydreaming is an example of cognition.

d.

Yes.

Question number: 17

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The term “cognition” includes

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Choice (4) Response
a.

an active process by which sensory input is selected, organized, and integrated.

b.

thinking, problem solving, reasoning, and dreaming.

c.

the use of memory systems.

d.

classical and instrumental conditioning.

Question number: 18

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Representations used in thinking include

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Choice (4) Response
a.

variables.

b.

mnemonic devices.

c.

primarily figments of the imagination.

d.

concepts.

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