Critical Thinking A Concise Guide

4th edition

Chapter 4


4.1 Multiple choice questions
Multiple choice questions utilising the core concepts. For example, students will be presented with statements quantified with 'all', 'most' or 'some' and then be asked questions about how probable a particular claim is assuming the original statement holds true.
4.2 True or false questions
True or false questions testing the key concepts of the chapter.
4.3 Multiple choice questions
Choose the best candidate for an implicit premise given the premises and conclusion provided. Your aim is to make the argument inductively forceful.
4.4 Multiple choice questions
A series of arguments in prose where the reader is asked whether the argument is more charitably reconstructed as valid, forceful or neither.
4.5 Valid or forceful questions
A series of yes/no questions where the reader is asked whether the presented argument is forceful (these arguments are either standard form or prose, and can contain multiple inferences and/or multiple probabilistic premises – valid arguments are among the samples).
4.6 Yes or no questions
Identify the plausibility of various inductive inferences.
4.7 Multiple choice questions
Identify the premise that makes the argument forceful.