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Question number: 1

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MCQ▾

Question

Going from general principles to specific situations is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Deductive thinking

b.

Inductive thinking

c.

Logical thinking

d.

Illogical thinking

Question number: 2

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Question

The cognitive process known as ________ thinking occurs when an individual freely considers a variety of potential solutions to artistic, literary, scientific, or practical problems.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

divergent

b.

convergent

c.

creative

d.

heuristic

Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

Ideas interfering with the correct solution of a problem fade during this stage of creative thinking. This stage is (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Evaluation

b.

Illumination

c.

Incubation

d.

Revision

Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2013

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

In deduction, conclusion is derived from a premise.

Reason (Ꭱ)

People reason by using deduction as well as induction.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 5

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Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Cognition refers to the mental activity associated with ________, understanding and ________ information. (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

passing; communicating

b.

processing; sending

c.

passing; sending

d.

processing; communicating

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