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Edit Code 01 Intelligence Fundamentals 1 February 2011


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  • 1. 
    What‘s the definition of critical thinking according to Field Manual 2–33.4?
    • A. 

      Reason

    • B. 

      A process by which the analyst (thinker) improves the quality of his or her thinking by applying the scientific elements of reasoning and logic to gather, evaluate, and use information effectively

    • C. 

      A process by which the analyst (thinker) improves the quality of his or her thinking by applying the scientific elements of reasoning and logic to gather and use information effectively

    • D. 

      Furthermore, critical thinking enables an analyst to logically assess the quality of one‘s thinking and that of others to consistently arrive at a greater understanding in the pursuit of achieving wise judgments.

  • 2. 
    What is a declarative statement that has yet to be established as true?
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      Necessarily

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Questions

  • 3. 
    Individuals have a natural tendency to assume others think and perceive the world in the same way they would.
    • A. 

      Mindset

    • B. 

      Organization bias

    • C. 

      Patterns

    • D. 

      Bias

    • E. 

      Cultural bias

    • F. 

      Stereotyping

    • G. 

      Advocacy

  • 4. 
    Common viewpoints amongst a small group of coworkers can lead to this.
    • A. 

      Necessarily

    • B. 

      Organization bias

    • C. 

      Cognitive bias

    • D. 

      Patterns

    • E. 

      Cultural bias

  • 5. 
    When an analyst unconsciously ascribes attributes of one event to the other.
    • A. 

      Patterns

    • B. 

      Bias

    • C. 

      Personal Bias

    • D. 

      Organizational Bias

  • 6. 
    Enable us to repeat an action we‘ve taken before without going through all the mental steps.
    • A. 

      Organizational Bias

    • B. 

      Mindset

    • C. 

      Bias

    • D. 

      Cultural bias

  • 7. 
    An analyst gives more importance to SECRET material than open source.
    • A. 

      Mindset.

    • B. 

      Organization bias

    • C. 

      Personal bias

    • D. 

      Bias

    • E. 

      Cultural bias

    • F. 

      Stereotyping

    • G. 

      Advocacy

  • 8. 
    A pattern of expectations that influence one to think in certain ways.
    • A. 

      Mindset

    • B. 

      Organization bias

    • C. 

      Personal bias

    • D. 

      Bias

    • E. 

      Cultural bias

    • F. 

      Stereotyping

    • G. 

      Advocacy

  • 9. 
    To ______________ is to calculate or think by forming a new statement based on statements already known or discovered, or to infer based on evidence.
  • 10. 
    Reasoning enables analysts to process information, formulate explanations, and to assign meaning to observed phenomena. There are three types of reasoning:
    • A. 

      Deduct, Deduce, Inference,

    • B. 

      Inference, Inductive, Absolute

    • C. 

      Deduct, Induct, Retroactive

    • D. 

      Inductive, Deductive, Abductive

  • 11. 
    __________ is a systematic application of reason to a particular branch of knowledge, in this case, the study of reasoning
  • 12. 
    To think by forming a new statement on the basis of statements already known is ________
  • 13. 
    Inductive reasoning is concluding something is ________ true.
  • 14. 
    Deductive reasoning is concluding something is ________ true
  • 15. 
    Abductive reasoning involves the act of ________ to conclude something is plausibly true
  • 16. 
    When one is applying reason to any branch of knowledge, they are using ________.
  • 17. 
    _________ initiate reasoning
  • 18. 
    Critical thinking involves a solid understanding of eight elements of reasoning: questions, perspective, purpose, assumptions, inference, information, concepts, and implications
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Questions of fact usually have _________ answer. 
  • 20. 
    Questions of preference have more than one answer involving _____________.
  • 21. 
    Questions of judgment are answered by interpreting facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
     Explain how to establish the scope to solve a problem.
  • 23. 
    Three types of questions are ________, ________, and ________.
  • 24. 
    The goal or desired end-state by reasoning describes which element of thought?
  • 25. 
    What is used to bridge the gap between what is known and unknown?
  • 26. 
    To conclude something is true based on something else being true describes which element of thought?
  • 27. 
    ___ Can be definitive, "true or false".
  • 28. 
    ___ Get your point across clearly.