Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 19 - 24 of 53

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Question number: 19

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Concept formation refers to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the application of transformation rules to basic sentences.

b.

non-organized experiences leading to non-meaningful categories.

c.

inductive as opposed to deductive thinking.

d.

organizing experiences into meaningful categories.

Question number: 20

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Thought that is intuitive, haphazard, or personal is termed

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Choice (4) Response
a.

illogical thought.

b.

apparent thought.

c.

inductive thought.

d.

deductive thought.

Question number: 21

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________ thinking goes from specific facts to general principles.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Inductive

b.

Divergent

c.

Convergent

d.

Abstract

Question number: 22

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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Going from general principles to specific situations is ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Deductive thinking

b.

Inductive thinking

c.

Logical thinking

d.

Illogical thinking

Question number: 23

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In reasoning when the premises are true, ________ cannot be false.

(June)

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Propositions

b.

Thoughts

c.

Argument

d.

Conclusion

Question number: 24

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The cognitive process known as ________ thinking occurs when an individual freely considers a variety of potential solutions to artistic, literary, scientific, or practical problems.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

divergent

b.

convergent

c.

creative

d.

heuristic

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