Critical Thinking Skills Review Practice Exercises

Updated on Sep 20, 2011

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Critical Thinking Skills Review Practice Exercises

Practice Exercises

  1. A summary is always
    1. supposed to be amusing.
    2. include as many details as possible.
    3. shorter than the original material.
    4. supposed to identify only the opinions of the writer.
  2. Problem solving begins with
    1. carefully constructing a survey.
    2. researching an answer.
    3. making a deductive evaluation.
    4. identifying an actual problem that needs solving.
  3. A graphic organizer
    1. is only helpful for showing statistics, as on a graph.
    2. combines words and visuals so you can see information at a glance.
    3. isn't as helpful as writing an essay about a problem.
    4. can interfere with logical thinking as you search for a solution.
  4. A clear statement of what someone wants to accomplish is
    1. an intuition.
    2. a deductive reason.
    3. a goal.
    4. an observation.
  5. Thinking ahead about something that might impede solving a problem is called
    1. forbearance.
    2. tolerance.
    3. bias.
    4. troubleshooting.
  6. A fact is
    1. something that can be proven to be true.
    2. anything defined as "fictional material."
    3. something that can be believed only if read on the Internet.
    4. anything someone else tells you.
  7. Which does NOT define a fallacy?
    1. false impression
    2. mistake in logic
    3. apprehension
    4. erroneous belief


1. c, 2. d, 3. b, 4. c, 5. d, 6. a, 7. c.

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