What Do You Know About Cognitive Distortions? Trivia Quiz

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There are certain common cognitive distortions. Can you figure out which example belongs to which thinking error?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    John got up his courage and tried out for the school play.  The part he wanted went to an older more experienced student.  John thinks, “I’m a total failure at acting.  I might as well give up.” 
    • A. 

      Mental Filter

    • B. 

      Jumping to Conclusions

    • C. 

      All or Nothing Thinking

  • 2. 
    ·      Well, I know he stole his dad’s car, but he’s really very honest and trustworthy.
    • A. 

      Disqualifying the Positive

    • B. 

      Magnification/Minimization

    • C. 

      Mind Reading

  • 3. 
    Dave is out on a date with a girl he really likes.  They are at a nice restaurant.  Dave leans towards his date to pick up the menu and accidentally knocks over a glass of water.  The waiter comes and wipes it up quickly before anything gets wet, but Dave is so upset he can’t focus on what his date is saying for the rest of the evening.  He keeps thinking about how he knocked over that glass.
    • A. 

      Overgeneralization

    • B. 

      Emotional Reasoning

    • C. 

      Mental Filtering