Humanities Critical Thinking Quiz 2
The word “critical” comes from the Greek word for “critic” (kritikos). What does “kritikos” mean?
to question, to make sense of, to be able to analyze
Which of the following is NOT one of Bloom’s six categories of questions?
What do questions of synthesis do?
combine ideas to form a new whole
What do questions of evaluation do?
help us make informed judgements
If we are going to grow as critical thinkers, we have to modify our beliefs when evidence suggests we should.
How does Carol Dweck define a "growth mindset"?
the person understands that their abilities can be developed
What does Carol Dweck suggest about students who are solely focused on getting their next “A”?
they are stuck in the “now” and don’t have a growth mindsets
What does Carol Dweck suggest that we praise in children?
their effort and process