"Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools, " Questions

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 Question 1
Question 1
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 | Based on your reading "Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools," which of the following are characteristic of critical thinkers? (Check all that apply) Answer | | | | | | A.| Follows a sequence |

| B.| Communicates effectively with others |
| C.| Produces well-reasoned conclusions |
| D.| Uses criteria to select from alternatives |
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10 points  
 Question 2
Question 2
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 | According to your reading in FM 5-0, which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an assumption? Answer | | | | | | A.| A valid assumption has been objectively measured | | B.| A valid assumption is likely to be true |

| C.| Necessary assumptions are needed for planning |
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10 points  
 Question 3
Question 3
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 | According to your reading in FM 5-0, during which step of the Army problem solving model is root cause analysis performed? Answer | | | | | | A.| Identifying the problem |
| B.| Developing criteria |
| C.| Generating possible solutions |
| D.| Comparing possible solutions |
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10 points  
 Question 4
Question 4
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 | Based on what you learned in the lesson, which of the following is a benefit of using mental models during problem solving? (Check all that apply) Answer | | | | | | A.| Help understand complex realities and solve problems | | B.| Steps are performed unconsciously |

| C.| Problem can be solved without critical reasoning | | D.| Conducting analysis and building hypotheses |
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10 points  
 Question 5
Question 5
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 | According to your reading in FM 5-0, which one of the following is NOT considered a characteristic/behavior of a leader that is a critical thinker? Answer | | | | | | A.| Leave the problem definition open to defer decisions. | | B.| Seek relevant information diligently. |

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