The Power of Critical Thinking, Second Canadian Edition: Chapter 08

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) True
b) False

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) True
b) False

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) True
b) False

Question 6:


a) True
b) False

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) one that guarantees that the event occurs.
b) one without which the event cannot occur.
c) one that cannot guarantee that the event occurs.
d) unlikely.

Question 9:


a) always evidence of causal conections.
b) evidence of the paranormal.
c) impossible.
d) common and must occur.

Question 10:


a) not causally related.
b) uncaused.
c) probably causally related.
d) unrelated.

Question 11:


a) all the ways that matter.
b) at least two ways.
c) every respect.
d) some respects.

Question 12:


a) an irrelevant property.
b) inadequate sample size.
c) enumerative induction.
d) an opinion poll.

Question 13:


a) the property in question.
b) the relevant property.
c) agreement and difference.
d) the sample members, or sample.

Question 14:


a) one that guarantees that the event occurs.
b) one without which the even cannot occur.
c) one that is improbable.
d) one that cannot guarantee that the event occurs.

Question 15:


a) hasty generalization.
b) faulty analogy.
c) representative fallacy.
d) post hoc, ergo prompter hoc.