Thinking and Reasoning-Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 19 - 25 of 34

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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.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Inductive

b.

Divergent

c.

Convergent

d.

Abstract

Question number: 22

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

(June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Propositions

b.

Thoughts

c.

Argument

d.

Conclusion

Question number: 23

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Major sources of thinking errors is/are ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Faulty logic

b.

Rigid mental set

c.

Over simplification

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 24

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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: 25

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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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