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PHI 210 Critical Thinking_Exam 1Ch 1-5. Score 90/100. Strayer Universit.

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Course Critical Thinking Test Exam 1 Started 5/12/19 10:11 PM Submitted 5/12/19 11:15 PM Status Completed Attempt Score 90 out of 100 points Time Elapsed 1 hour, 4 minutes out of 2 hours. Ins... tructions This exam consist of 25 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapters 1 through 5. There are five questions from each chapter. • Question 1 4 out of 4 points When we describe someone as “critical” we usually mean they have a(n) ________ orientation. Answer • Question 2 4 out of 4 points In everyday speech, an argument usually means a heated disagreement in which the goal is to “win” by _________ the other person. Answer • Question 3 4 out of 4 points Jacob is writing an article at work and is stuck. Karen has an idea, and Jacob is interested in hearing it. Jacob is being _________minded? Answer • Question 4 4 out of 4 points __________ your skills at critical thinking will serve you well every time you need to make a choice or solve a problem. Answer • Question 5 4 out of 4 points Maggie’s friends don’t want to attend school today, they think it would be much more fun to stay home and play video games. Maggie’s thinks it would be wrong to stay home and decides to go to school without them. Maggie is being: Answer • Question 6 4 out of 4 points Which of the following summarizes the role that emotions play in critical thinking? Answer • Question 7 0 out of 4 points Christopher took a year-long teaching job in another country to teach English to elementary aged students. Christopher tells his mom that he can’t understand why students from another culture eat rice with every meal when potatoes are a better option. Which of the following statements should Christopher’s mom use to explain Christopher’s view on the other culture’s meals? Answer • Question 8 4 out of 4 points Which of the following definitions describes the term conforming? Answer • Question 9 4 out of 4 points Which of the following BEST summarizes the relationship between pride and bias? Answer • Question 10 4 out of 4 points Which of the following BEST summarizes the relationship between groups and culture and critical thinking? Answer • Question 11 4 out of 4 points An inductive argument USUALLY starts with which of the following? Answer • Question 12 4 out of 4 points Which of the following is true of an inductive argument? Answer • Question 13 4 out of 4 points Which of the following describes an argument? Answer • Question 14 4 out of 4 points Which of the following is the key to providing a deductive argument? Answer • Question 15 4 out of 4 points You were recently involved in an accident in which the officer charged you with not merging properly onto a highway. You believe the driver in front of you caused the accident, and you will be attending court to defend yourself. Which is the BEST reason for outlining your argument? Answer • Question 16 4 out of 4 points Which of the following represents an “Ad hominem” fallacy? Answer • Question 17 4 out of 4 points Jose really likes bacon and wants to wrap bacon around all of the appetizers to be served at a dinner party. Sarah disagrees and suggests guests might want a “bacon-free” option. Jose claims that no one should listen to Sarah because she is a crazy vegetarian. This is a(n) __________ fallacy. Answer • Question 18 4 out of 4 points William took a shower on a cold afternoon in winter. Promptly after getting out of the shower he put his bath robe on and walked outside to get the newspaper. The next night he felt achy and feverish. His wife told him it was because he went out in the cold with wet hair. This is an example of the ____________ fallacy. Answer • Question 19 4 out of 4 points During her campaign a Senator released her financial information to the public. When questioned about some irregularities in her expenses, a spokesperson for the senator said the Senator needn’t account for irregularities in her expenses. After all, there are other senators who have done far worse things. This is a(n) __________ fallacy. Answer • Question 20 4 out of 4 points The Straw Man fallacy is characterized by: Answer • Question 21 4 out of 4 points You are an expert in Software Architecture. If each statement about you is accurate, which statement might immediately cause your credibility to be doubted? Answer • Question 22 0 out of 4 points A geologist has been studying a particular type of rock for almost 25 years. He recently had some ideas about cloud formations and shared them in a journal article. Which of the following led to a loss in the expert’s credibility? Answer • Question 23 0 out of 4 points How does knowing someone’s perspective help you to evaluate the claims they make? Answer • Question 24 0 out of 4 points A medical expert is famous for his research in the field of hypertension. An international drug company, for which he does not work, pays him to lecture at conferences to endorse their new hypertension drug. Which of the following explains why the drug company chose the man? Answer • Question 25 4 out of 4 points Meghan is studying alternative medicine. She has been reading articles on the web about the benefits and risks of ingesting herbs to alleviate common medical conditions. Which of the following questions should help her to determine the perspective of a particular website? Answer [Show More]

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