Cognition, Sixth Edition: Chapter 11

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) inductive logic
b) categorical reasoning
c) logicism
d) parsimonious reasoning

Question 2:


a) Premise 1: I need to understand psychology as a whole.
b) Premise 2: The only way to understand psychology as a whole is through the study of cognition.
c) Conclusion: Therefore I need to study cognition.
d) What is this an example of?

Question 3:


a) Confirmation bias
b) Belief bias
c) Universal negative
d) Practical syllogism

Question 4:


a) The universal affirmative
b) The universal negative
c) The particular affirmative
d) The particular negative

Question 5:


a) A conclusion that follows for one possible scenario
b) A conclusion that follows for every possible scenario
c) At least one exception to the conclusion
d) Believability

Question 6:


a) Relational reasoning
b) Linear syllogism
c) Practical syllogism
d) Particular negative

Question 7:


a) Iconic relation
b) Emergent consequence
c) Parsimony
d) Logicism

Question 8:


a) confirmation bias
b) parsimony
c) conditional reasoning
d) truth tables

Question 9:


a) a natural deduction system
b) a practical syllogism
c) relational reasoning
d) a three-term series problem

Question 10:


a) the generative problem
b) the social contract theory
c) a failure of parsimonious reasoning
d) a confirmation bias

Question 11:


a) When employed, it leads to perfect performance in the Wason selection task.
b) When violated, it helps detect cheaters.
c) It provides information on the quantity of how much should be given.
d) It provides information on the quantity of how much will be received.

Question 12:


a) reasoning
b) relational reasoning
c) motivated reasoning
d) syllogistic reasoning

Question 13:


a) the transitive relation
b) the natural deductive system
c) the practical syllogism
d) the linear syllogism

Question 14:


a) Principle of parsimony
b) Emergent consequences
c) Natural deduction system
d) Relational reasoning

Question 15:


a) truth tables
b) confirmation bias
c) recursion
d) a generative problem

Question 16:


a) the law of small numbers
b) the law of large numbers
c) the law of averages
d) e. the gambler’s fallacy

Question 17:


a) the availability heuristic
b) the anchor and adjustment heuristic
c) the representativeness heuristic
d) an illusory correlation

Question 18:


a) Availability heuristic
b) Anchor and adjustment heuristic
c) Representativeness heuristic
d) Recognition heuristic

Question 19:


a) clarity of the problem space
b) recognizing of the intuitive solution procedure
c) recognition of the operation of chance
d) cultural prescription

Question 20:


a) Recognition heuristic
b) Representativeness heuristic
c) Availability heuristic
d) Anchor and adjustment heuristic

Question 21:


a) Conditional reasoning
b) Relational reasoning
c) Motivated reasoning
d) Syllogistic reasoning



True or False Questions

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False