Thinking and Reasoning-Types of Thinking and Reasoning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 11 of 19

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Question number: 6

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The inability to realize that a problem can be solved by using a familiar object in an unusual way is likely due to a mental set known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

creative thinking

b.

divergent thinking

c.

convergent thinking

d.

functional fixedness

Question number: 7

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Thinking that produces many ideas, or alternatives, a major element in original or creative thought, is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Divergent thought

b.

Convergent thought

c.

Creative thinking

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 8

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Faulty conclusions are based on an intuitive error called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Intuition

b.

Framing

c.

Base rate

d.

Representativeness

Question number: 9

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Thinking directed towards discovery of a single established correct answer is known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Divergent thought

b.

Original thought

c.

All of the above

d.

Convergent thought

Question number: 10

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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: 11

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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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

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