Introduction To Critical Thinking

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Introduction To Critical Thinking

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 an MCQ quiz designed to test students' basic knowledge of critical thinking. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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 judgement

  • 2. 
    Select the element that is not part of the critical thinking standards. 
    • A. 

      Clarity

    • B. 

      Relevance

    • C. 

      Relativistic thinking

    • D. 

      Completeness

    • E. 

      Logical correctness

  • 3. 
    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.

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 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

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