Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 28 - 32 of 58

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Question number: 28

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Major sources of thinking errors is/are ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Faulty logic

b.

Rigid mental set

c.

Over simplification

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 29

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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The inability to realize that a problem can be solved by using a familiar object in an unusual way is likely due to a mental set known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

creative thinking

b.

divergent thinking

c.

convergent thinking

d.

functional fixedness

Question number: 30

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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Thinking that produces many ideas, or alternatives, a major element in original or creative thought, is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Divergent thought

b.

Convergent thought

c.

Creative thinking

d.

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Question number: 31

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

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Thought may be ________ or ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Inductive, Deductive

b.

Connotative, Denotative

c.

Logical, Illogical

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 32

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

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Read the following statements carefully and give an appropriate response.

(1) Synesthesia is the use of Kinesthetic sensations as a vehicle for thought.

(2) Our reliance on imagery in thinking means that problem solving is impaired by micromovements.

(3) Humans appear capable of forming three dimensional images that can be moved or rotated in mental space.

(4) The connotative meaning of the word ‘naked’ is “having no clothes”.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(1) and (2) correct, but (3) and (4) are incorrect

b.

Only (1) and (2) are correct

c.

All of the above are correct

d.

(1) and (3) are correct, but (2) and (4) are incorrect

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