Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 41 - 45 of 53

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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)
  • (iii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (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

Question number: 45

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2013

Matching-Pair▾

Question

Find matching pair:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Two levels

Five stages

b.

Three levels

Six stages

c.

Four levels

Eight stages

d.

All of the above

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