Critical Thinking Quizzes & Trivia

People are constantly confronted with the opinions, perspectives and ideas of others. It is very important to be able to navigate this sea of information. What is true? What is useful? What is valuable and what is not? When is someone right and when is this acknowledged?

The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking defines critical thinking as the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. If you think you’re in the dark now, you should go through the questions of these quizzes: “How do you think by asking?”, “What are the steps involved in the SQ3R reading strategy?”, “What do analysis, hypothesis and evaluation questions presume?” Think about it!
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Some people do not have to overthink about a dilemma another is having before they come up with a solution. If you are the kind of person that thinks outside the box then the quiz below is for you. If you decide to tackle it...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 15271   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    If a plane crashes on the border of Germany and Poland, where do you bury the survivors.

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...

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    What is the definition of critical thinking? 

Determine which side of your brain left or right is dominant. Check the answers that most closely describe your preferences

Questions: 57  |  Attempts: 10396   |  Last updated: Sep 27, 2020
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    When you waken the morning you:

Are you interested in solving today’s big problems? If so, you will need to develop an inquisitive mind and strong investigation skills. Are you able to ask powerful questions? Do you have the skills necessary to...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 1349   |  Last updated: May 2, 2019
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    What is usually the most important question you can ask in any given situation?

Quiz on Figure and Mood of Categorical Syllogisms! A Categorical syllogism has to have the major term, the minor term, and the middle term. In the quiz below, you will get to learn some more about the different moods. How about...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1201   |  Last updated: Dec 16, 2019
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    All X are Y All X are Z Therefore, all Z are Y.

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Critical Thinking Questions & Answers

How many apples do I have left if I had 5 and I took away three?
Correct answer is 5 – You have 5 apples left Since you own all five apples, taking away 3 from the 5 means you still have 5 apples. If the question said you gave out the 3 or ate the 3 apples then you have only two apples but since this isn&rsq
Where do you bury the survivors if a plane crashes on the border of Germany and Poland?
The correct answer is option C You do not bury the survivors of a plane crash! The question asked where the survivors would be buried, survivors of a plane crash are not buried as they are still alive, and they are usually rushed to the hospital for
Where do you bury the dead if a bus explodes on the border of the USA and Canada?
In a cemetery Irrespective of where the bus exploded, the dead will be buried in a cemetery. It is also left for the family of the deceased to determine the location (country) and the day when the dead will be buried. The family can choose to bury t
How many birthdays does the average man have?
The correct answer is option B A man has only one birthday. Every man is only born once and the day he is born is termed his “birthday”. No man can have 10, 2, 34 or 76 birthdays. We only celebrate this birthday once in a year not that we
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