Thinking and Reasoning-Types of Thinking and Reasoning [NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)]: Questions 6 - 11 of 23

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Question 6

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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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.

functional fixedness

c.

divergent thinking

d.

convergent thinking

Question 7

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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MCQ▾

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.

Creative thinking

c.

Convergent thought

d.

All of the above

Question 8

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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MCQ▾

Faulty conclusions are based on an intuitive error called ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Intuition

b.

Representativeness

c.

Framing

d.

Base rate

Question 9

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Divergent thought

b.

Original thought

c.

Convergent thought

d.

All of the above

Question 10

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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MCQ▾

Going from specific facts or observations to general principles is known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Logical thinking

b.

Deductive thinking

c.

Illogical thinking

d.

Inductive thinking

Question 11

Types of Thinking and Reasoning

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

I imagine becoming a renowned painter someday. I am engaging in (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Prospective thinking

b.

Divergent thinking

c.

Autistic thinking

d.

Creative thinking

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