Critical Thinking - Definitions

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Critical Thinking - Definitions

A definition is a statement that aims to show the meaning of a term. There are three main types of definitions, which we have covered, in the previous classes. Take the test below and refresh your memory on these types and try placing names to the definitions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A definition is a type of                                  ?
    • A. 

      Imperative

    • B. 

      Declarative

    • C. 

      Interrogative

  • 2. 
    A piece of silver that is used to eat. Which of the following denotations fits the connotation above?
    • A. 

      Ladel

    • B. 

      Spoon

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Lid

  • 3. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    Transparent: (of a material or article) allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen.is what type of definition?
  • 5. 
    A type of definition that can only be performed is known as?
    • A. 

      Operational

    • B. 

      Ostensive

    • C. 

      Ideal

    • D. 

      Theoritical

  • 6. 
    Providing two different facilities for people based on there sex is discrimination.This definition can be said to be? 
    • A. 

      Too broad

    • B. 

      Too narrow

    • C. 

      Vague

    • D. 

      Circular

  • 7. 
    A lie is a sin. This definition can be said to be?
    • A. 

      Too broad

    • B. 

      Too narrow

    • C. 

      Vague

    • D. 

      Circular

  • 8. 
    Water is a liquid.This definition can be said to be? 
    • A. 

      Too broad

    • B. 

      Too narrow

    • C. 

      Vague

    • D. 

      Circular

  • 9. 
    If i should explain to you how to shut down a computer, this type of definition is a/an?
    • A. 

      Ostensive definition

    • B. 

      Operational definition

    • C. 

      Theoretical definition

    • D. 

      Lexical definition

  • 10. 
    The features or descriptions of a word are the 
    • A. 

      Denotations

    • B. 

      Connotations

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