Claims and Arguments Quiz

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Claims and Arguments Quiz (See related pages) Results Reporter Out of 15 questions, you answered 12 correctly with a final grade of 80% 12 correct  (80%) 3 incorrect  (20%) unanswered  (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a  1 CORRECT Which of the following statements concerning the nature of critical thinking is most accurate? A) Critical thinking is about helping others and ourselves. B) Critical thinking is about helping others. C) Critical thinking is about attacking others. D) Critical thinking is about self debasement. Feedback:  The consequences for  not  thinking critically are often deleterious to one's self or others.  When you don't screen your beliefs to see if they really make sense, you may, in retrospect,  wish you had. INCORRECT Which of the following most accurately completes this sentence? "A claim is a statement that  is. .." A) true. B) false. C) either true or false, but not both. D) true and false, depending on the context. 3 CORRECT Which of the following sentences is not a claim? A) Life exists on planets other than Earth.
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B) Dare to stay off drugs! C) Something's force equals its mass multiplied by its acceleration. D) Joe owns a pet dog. Feedback: This sentence is not truth evaluable because it is a suggestion, not a declarative  statement. 4 CORRECT Which of the following best completes this sentence? "When a sentence has a truth value,  we mean that it. .." A) is either true or false, even if we cannot necessarily determine which it is. B)
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