Thinking and Reasoning-Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 33 - 35 of 36

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Question number: 33

» 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.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (iii)

Question number: 34

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

Thinking is a complex set of collaborations between ________ and ________ representations and processes. (Paper - 3 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Linguistic; non-linguistic

b.

Linguistic; verbal

c.

Semantic; non-linguistic

d.

Linguistic; semantic

Question number: 35

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2017

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by choosing from the codes given below: (January)
List-Ⅰ (Phenomenon) List-Ⅱ (Explanation)

(A)

Problem solving

(i)

An activity that involves the manipulation of mental representation of various features of the external world

(B)

Reasoning

(ii)

Process of choosing between two or more alternatives on the basis of information about them

(C)

Decision making

(iii)

Mental activity through which we transform available information in order to reach conclusion

(D)

Thinking

(iv)

Processing information in various ways to move towards a desired goal

Choices

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

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

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