Sunday, November 02, 2008

Metacognitive Processing

Talking through the problem helps some people to solve the problem effectively. Research suggests that talking through the problem helps in diverting the mind from irrelevant issues of the problem and brings mind closer to the important aspects of the problem. This is referred to metacognitive processing. So talk loud or talk to yourself, but must talk when you plan to solve any problem. It works.

Now it is the time to know about the answers of the previous set.

1. c) ; 2. c) 3; 3. c) 10; 4. c) 44; 5. a) friend’s; 6. b) 30; 7. c) air; 8. b) All men are mortals; 9. d) Poet-statue; 10. a) link.

Are you ready to face today's questions? Here we go.

Today's (2nd November, 2008) Questions

1. Spot the odd Fig.

a) a

b) b
c) c
d) d

2. Fill in the next number in the series

3, 5, 15, 17, 51, _______

a) 55
b) 19
c) 53
d) 68

3. Initial sales of a new product in the market were disappointing because

A. it was not advertised properly
B. salesmen were not trained properly
C. brand loyalty of consumers was rigid
D. it faced tough competition

a) only A is correct
b) only C is correct
c) only C and D are correct
d) all are correct

4. How many cubes of stone will be required to make a stone wall ABC where C is a 5” cube?

a) 25
b) 20
c) 18
d) 15

5. Find the missing link in the series

0, 3, 8, 15, 24, ( ), 48

a) 32
b) 35
c) 36
d) 45

6. If PASSPORT is called RCUURQTV, then how will BOOKLET be coded?


7. Fill in the blanks with the most logical choice

Health is to sickness as happiness is to __________

a) misery
b) fun
c) leisure
d) relaxation

8. Mark the word that does not belong to the group

a) drawing
b) catching
c) singing
d) dancing

9. Fill in the next number in the series

-1, 0, 1, 8, 27, ______

a) 36
b) 48
c) 63
d) 64

10. Which one of the following is same as 30% of 40% of 560?

a) 60% of 40% of 280
b) 15% of 80% of 280
c) 30% of 40% of 280
d) None of these

An Update: The next session will appear on 6th November, 2008. Till then, stay tuned.