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PhIL210 Exam 1


• Question 1

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Alex decides to ask his coworker about his progress on a particular project; which response is a single, definitive answer about the coworker’s progress?

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• Question 2

4 out of 4 points

You can strengthen the quality of your opinion on an issue by ______ people who think differently than you.

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• 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?

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• Question 4

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following are good practices when thinking critically?

• 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:

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• Question 6

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s concept of the single story can also be described as __________.

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• Question 7

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Which of the following definitions describes the term conforming?

• Question 8

4 out of 4 points

Which statement describes the role of emotions in political issues and/or elections?

• Question 9

4 out of 4 points

Which statement BEST summarizes the barriers to critical thinking explained in this chapter?

• Question 10

4 out of 4 points

Juan was raised on a chicken farm. During his first semester in college, he attended a talk about animal rights in modern farming practices. Juan felt personally attacked during this talk. What should Juan

• Question 11

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Which of the following qualities makes for a strong inductive argument?

• Question 12

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A single premise that makes an “if-then” claim is an example of: ________________

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• Question 13

4 out of 4 points

A(n) ________________ is an unstated premise.

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• Question 14

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is true of an inductive argument?

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• Question 15

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Which of the following is the key to providing a deductive argument?

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• Question 16

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.

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• Question 17

4 out of 4 points

American law is founded on the principle of “innocent until proven guilty.” The converse of this – guilty until proven innocent – is an example of the ____________ fallacy.

• Question 18

4 out of 4 points

The false dichotomy fallacy is characterized by:

• Question 19

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The Straw Man fallacy is characterized by:

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• Question 20

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.

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• Question 21

4 out of 4 points

Payton and her mother saw one of Payton’s classmates arrive at the mall in a limousine. Payton told her mother that the classmate usually drives a fancy sports car to school, wears expensive clothes, and goes on exotic trips during vacation. Payton told her mom that her classmate’s family must be rich. Which of the following should influence the mom’s thoughts about Payton’s claim?

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• Question 22

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How does knowing someone’s perspective help you to evaluate the claims they make?

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• Question 23

4 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?

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• Question 24

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?

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• Question 25

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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 could lead to a loss in the expert’s credibility?

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