Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 17 - 22 of 58

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Question number: 17

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The term “cognition” includes

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Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

attention and perception.

c.

the use of memory systems.

d.

thinking, problem solving, reasoning, and dreaming.

e.

classical and instrumental conditioning.

Question number: 18

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Representations used in thinking include

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a.

primarily figments of the imagination.

b.

mnemonic devices.

c.

concepts.

d.

kinesthesis.

e.

variables.

Question number: 19

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Concept formation refers to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the application of transformation rules to basic sentences.

b.

non-organized experiences leading to non-meaningful categories.

c.

organizing experiences into meaningful categories.

d.

the organization of phonemes and morphemes into meaningful thoughts.

e.

inductive as opposed to deductive thinking.

Question number: 20

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Thought that is intuitive, haphazard, or personal is termed

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a.

logical thought.

b.

deductive thought.

c.

inductive thought.

d.

apparent thought.

e.

illogical thought.

Question number: 21

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________ thinking goes from specific facts to general principles.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Inductive

b.

Divergent

c.

Convergent

d.

Deductive

e.

Abstract

Question number: 22

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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

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