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  1. 1. PRACTICUM I : LANE 462 2011 QUIZ 1 Critical Thinking Quiz CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER: 1. A belief that is worth maintaining is a belief that can withstand critical scrutiny. Yes _____ No _____ 2. A critical thinker pays attention in order to identify and understand the argument. Yes _____ No _____ 3. The study of the methods and principles used to distinguish good reasoning from bad is Literary Criticism. Yes _____ No _____ 4. Evaluating an argument involves dismissing the reasons given and their relationship to the conclusion. Yes _____ No _____ 5. If the truth of statement A implies the falsity of statement B, then the falsity of A implies the truth of B. Yes _____ No _____ 6. Do they have a 4th of July in England? a. Yes b. No c. Maybe d. I don't know 7. How many birthdays does the average man have? a. 78 b. 65.5 c. one per year d. None 8. Some months have 31 days, how many have 28? a. One month and that is February b. February, every 4 years. c. All months have (at least) 28 days d. None of the above 9. A woman gives a beggar 50 cents, the woman is the beggar's sister, but the beggar is not the woman's brother. How come? a. The beggar is the woman's sister! b. Not possible c. The beggar is an in-law. d. The woman is the beggar. 10. Why can't a man living in the USA be buried in Canada? a. The Canadian Government does not allow Americans to be buried in Canada. b. The man is not dead yet! c. It is a trick question and the man is a Canadian living in America. d. The man is living between the border. 11. Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister? a. Yes, as long as she is alive. b. Yes, if the man is from California. c. You can't marry like this in California. d. No, the man would be dead. 12. Two women play five games of checkers. Each woman wins the same number of games. There are no ties. Explain this. a. Because they aren't wearing ties! Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 1 of 2
  2. 2. PRACTICUM I : LANE 462 2011 QUIZ 1 b. The women are not playing each other. c. These two women are playing men. d. Women don't wear ties. 13. Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer? a. 25 b. 50 c. 65 d. 70 14. There are 3 apples and you take away 2. How many do you have? a. One... b. Two... c. Three... d. Four 15. I have two U.S. coins totaling 55 cents. One is not a nickel. What are the coins? a. I have no idea. b. A fifty cent piece and a nickel c. No answer d. 100 Yen 16. If you have only one match and you walked into a room where there was an oil burner, a kerosene lamp, and a wood burning stove, what would you light first? a. the kerosene lamp because it is easier b. The oil burner c. The wood burning stove d. The thing in my hand 17. A forester has 17 trees, and all but 9 die. How many are left? a. 8 trees b. 9 trees c. The first 8 d. I don't know 18. How many 2 cent stamps are in a dozen? a. Six b. Twelve c. Eighteen d. Twenty-four 19. Name the greatest of all inventors. a. Accident b. Gertrude Stein c. Einstein d. Alexander Graham Bell 20. How many ways is it possible to color the faces of a six sided black cube white? ( This is a neat "critical thinking" problem because it makes you re-think how you might 'normally' think of a cube.) a. Seven b. Nine c. Eleven d. Thirteen GOOD LUCK! Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 2 of 2

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