Claims and Arguments Quiz

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Claims and Arguments Quiz (See related pages) Results Reporter Out of 15 questions, you answered 9 correctly with a final grade of 60% 9 correct  (60%) 6 incorrect  (40%) 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. 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). INCORRECT Which of the following sentences is not a claim?
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A) Life exists on planets other than Earth. B)
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