strayer phi210 exam 1 done on 18 may 2015 all correct answers

| September 29, 2018

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You can strengthen the quality of your opinion on an issue
by ______ people who think differently than you.
Question 2
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Which of the following is a core skill of critical thinking?
Question 3
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Mark and Tracy had a difference of opinion at work. Mark
decided to take the time to figure out why Tracy was able to poke holes in his
theory. Which core skill of critical thinking did Tracy use?
Question 4
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Which of the following are good practices when thinking
critically?
Question 5
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Who attempted to define Critical Thinking as “Reasonable,
reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe or do”?
Question 6
4 out of 4 points
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Which of the following BEST summarizes the relationship
between pride and bias?
Question 7
4 out of 4 points
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Why do you think humans have a tendency to react emotionally
and defend their beliefs vehemently when they are attacked?
Question 8
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Anchoring bias is characterized by:
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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?
Question 10
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Which statement describes the role of emotions in political
issues and/or elections?
Question 11
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Which of the following is true of an inductive argument?
Question 12
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Arguments make the process of thinking visible. Which of the
following statements makes the process of thinking MOST visible?

Question 13
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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?
Question 14
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Which of the following is the key to providing a deductive
argument?
Question 15
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An inductive argument USUALLY starts with which of the
following?
Question 16
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Which of the following represents a “slippery slope”
fallacy?
Question 17
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John is staunchly opposed to the legalization of
marijuana. He believes that if we
legalize marijuana, more people will start using heroin and cocaine. Then we’d
have to legalize those too. This is a(n) __________ fallacy.
Question 18
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When arguing on an internet forum over women’s reproductive
rights, Nada stated, “You have no respect for the rights of women if you think
abortion should be banned. It is wrong to treat us like nothing but baby-making
machines. Women should have the right to choose.” This is a(n) __________
fallacy.
Question 19
4 out of 4 points
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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.
Question 20
4 out of 4 points
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______________ is characterized by trying to persuade the
audience by arousing feelings such as pity, fear, patriotism, flattery, etc. in
place of presenting rational arguments.
Answer
Question 21
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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 explains why the drug company chose
the man?
Question 22
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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?
Question 23
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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?
Question 24
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How does knowing someone’s perspective help you to evaluate
the claims they make?
Question 25
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Eric and his little sister were playing in the park. They
saw a stranger offer to give a new bicycle to child and his mother. They
noticed that the stranger was poorly dressed and his hair was unkempt. Later
they saw the man give a large sum of money to another woman and her child.
Eric’s little sister thought the man was homeless. Which of the following
should influence Eric’s thoughts about his sister’s claim?

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