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Jonathan Grant 11/7/2008 1.) True or false: Critical thinkers learn to think for themselves and develop their own views based entirely on information-gathering. 2.) True or false: Critical thinkers could possibly make mistakes. 3.) True or false: Critical thinking cannot help you evaluate your own self-talk. 4.) True or false: The tools for gathering information are asking others, brainstorming, and conducting surveys. For questions 5 – 8 choose the ONE best answer. 5.) Which of these is NOT a basic guideline of critical thinking? a.) Ask questions b.) Learn to live with uncertainty c.) Use self-talk d.) Be focused but flexible 6.) Which of these should a critical thinker do as he/she reads? a.) Discuss b.) Challenge c.) Argue d.) Develop e.) All of the above 7.) Which one of these questions is a critical thinking question to probe your reading? a.) What’s the author’s purpose b.) What was the author’s tone
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Unformatted text preview: b.) What was the author’s tone c.) How many concrete details does the author have for each of his main ideas 8.) Explain what a fact is as it pertains to the media a.) a majority belief b.) a minority belief c.) can be proved or verified d.) a fantasy in an individual’s mind 9.) _ Definition a. reasons and results _Comparison and Contrast b. meaning of word or concept _Classification c. phases of how something is accomplished or created _Cause and effect d.similarities and differences between two or more things _Process e. items grouped into categories Match the proper term on the left with its correct definition on the right. 10.) Review the top ten critical thinking questions to probe your reading. How does thinking about and answering these questions, when you read, improve your overall experience as a college student?...
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