Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 40 - 44 of 58

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Question number: 40

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

MCQ▾

Question

Thinking itself cannot be directly observed. The process of thinking, therefore, must be inferred from your ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Feelings

b.

Action

c.

Behavior

d.

Personality

Question number: 41

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

MCQ▾

Question

Going from specific facts or observations to general principles is known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Deductive thinking

b.

Inductive thinking

c.

Logical thinking

d.

Illogical thinking

Question number: 42

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Which one of the following is not a correct way of stimulating creative thinking? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Offering money

b.

Keep a diary

c.

Brainstorming

d.

Mind mapping

Question number: 43

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2014

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾
List-Ⅰ (Concept) List-Ⅱ (Description)

(A)

Planning fallacy

(i)

Tendency to underestimate the resources needed to achieve a goal

(B)

Confirmation bias

(ii)

Tendency to adhere to bad decisions even if the losses increases

(C)

Counterfactual thinking

(iii)

Tendency to pay attention primarily to information that confirms existing views.

(D)

Counterfactual thinking

(iv)

Tendency to evaluate events by thinking about alternatives to them.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

Question number: 44

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

I imagine becoming a renowned painter someday. I am engaging in (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Autistic thinking

b.

Prospective thinking

c.

Divergent thinking

d.

Creative thinking

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