Critical Thinking MCQs With Answers

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Critical Thinking MCQs With Answers

Critical thinking is the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue or situation in order to for an accurate or rightful judgment. A person with this skill is highly regarded and prospers under different conditions. This is a quiz with critical thinking MCQs with answers designed to test student's basic knowledge of critical thinking. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the element that is not part of the critical thinking standards. 
    • A. 

      Clarity

    • B. 

      Relevance

    • C. 

      Relativistic thinking

    • D. 

      Completeness

    • E. 

      Logical correctness

  • 2. 
    What is not the characteristic of a critical thinker? 
    • A. 

      He uses logical skills in reasoning.

    • B. 

      He refuses to recognize the limitations of his mind and consistently pursues excellence.

    • C. 

      He thinks independently and does not always succumb to peer pressure.

    • D. 

      He upholds the standards of critical thinking.

  • 3. 
    What is the problem with relativistic thinking? 
    • A. 

      There's no problem with it.

    • B. 

      Relativistic thinking promotes group opinions.

    • C. 

      Relativistic thinking promotes the view that something is the truth because it is the truth in my point of view.

    • D. 

      Relativistic thinking promotes absolute truth.

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of critical thinking? 
    • A. 

      Higher level thinking that aims to solve a problem.

    • B. 

      Finding faults and weaknesses in other people's arguments.

    • C. 

      Logically analyzing arguments in a critical way.

    • D. 

      Disciplined thinking and judgment.

  • 5. 
    'For this entire semester, I've been playing and having fun every day. My studies are not doing well. However, I believe I can score an A for the exam next week'.  What is the mistake that the person has committed here with respect to critical thinking? 
    • A. 

      Wishful thinking

    • B. 

      Egocentrism

    • C. 

      Self-confident thinking

    • D. 

      Moral subjectivism

  • 6. 
    Lecturer: You all should focus on this section. It's a critical section that requires a lot of thought and review. Peter: Ah, I know everything. This section is not a problem for me. I don't need to learn this.   What mistake has Peter committed here with respect to critical thinking?    
    • A. 

      Group bias

    • B. 

      Stereotype

    • C. 

      Moral subjectivism

    • D. 

      Self-serving bias

    • E. 

      Relativistic thinking

  • 7. 
    When you encounter information, what should be kept in mind?
    • A. 

      Is it current?

    • B. 

      Is it complete?

    • C. 

      Is it accurate?

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is the meaning of current information?
    • A. 

      The topic is hot.

    • B. 

      It is up to date.

    • C. 

      It is complete information.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Which of these can be considered thinking critically?
    • A. 

      Thinking emotionally

    • B. 

      Thinking logically

    • C. 

      To think actively and being aware of potential problems in the information you encounter.

  • 10. 
    What is the worst thing for a critical thinker?
    • A. 

      A logical mind

    • B. 

      An emotional mind

    • C. 

      Reaching to conclusion too soon.

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