Claims and Arguments Quiz

Claims and Arguments Quiz - Author Name: Moore Site Name:...

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Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical Thinking Chapter: Chapter 1 Quiz: Claims and Arguments Quiz Student Name: Brett Grumm Student eMail Address: bgrumm@email.phoenix.edu Section ID: AAAA0P9J75 Results Reporter Out of 15 questions, you answered 14 correctly with a final grade of 93% 14 correct (93%) 1 incorrect (7%) 0 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?
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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. 2 CORRECT 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. Feedback: A claim is merely a statement expressing a belief. If that statement is true, it can be used as a reason to support a conclusion within an argument, if false, it cannot (the conclusion is a claim, as well). 3 CORRECT
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Which of the following sentences is not a claim? A)Life exists on planets other than Earth. B)Dare to stay off drugs!
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2010 for the course CRT205 205 taught by Professor D.simon during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Claims and Arguments Quiz - Author Name: Moore Site Name:...

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