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The Role of Argument in Critical Thinking

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Which of the following is considered most effective by those who value critical thinking when making arguments?

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1. Which of the following is the best example of a subjective opinion, based on the information provided in the lesson?

2. Which of the following is a justified claim?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand argument's role in critical thinking, and the risks of relying only on instinct.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Intuition
  • Valid claims within arguments
  • Reliance on intuition and opinions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you have retained the most important information from the associated lesson on arguments and critical thinking
  • Distinguishing differences - use your knowledge of subjective opinions and justified claims to recognize their usage within argument
  • Knowledge application - gauge your understanding of argument strategies by answering a question concerning their practice

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to arguments, read through the brief lesson titled The Role of Argument in Critical Thinking. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the importance of intuition
  • Identify how to recognize a justified claim
  • Understand the validity of subjective opinions
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