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Question 1

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Question

MCQ▾

Going from general principles to specific situations is ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Illogical thinking

b.

Deductive thinking

c.

Inductive thinking

d.

Logical thinking

Question 2

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Question

MCQ▾

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.

convergent

b.

creative

c.

heuristic

d.

divergent

Question 3

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

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.

Revision

b.

Evaluation

c.

Illumination

d.

Incubation

Question 4

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

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.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

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

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question 5

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

processing; sending

b.

passing; sending

c.

passing; communicating

d.

processing; communicating

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