Qualities of a Critical Thinker


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Which of the following best describes the approach of an open-minded person?

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1. Which of the following best describes a reason self-awareness is important to critical thinking?

2. Which of the following sets of qualities are seen as important to critical thinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Critical thinking allows people to evaluate information analytically, helps them sort through opposing viewpoints and arrive at logical conclusions. You can use this interactive quiz/worksheet combo to focus in on the most important characteristics of a critical thinker.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on vocabulary such as:

  • Self-awareness
  • Open-minded
  • Creativity
  • Analytical
  • Logic

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information from the related philosophy lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained about the characteristics of a critical thinker
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define key terms such as analytical

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Qualities of a Critical Thinker. The objectives addressed include:

  • Know the qualities associated with a critical thinker
  • Understand why critical thinking is important
  • Analyze the different qualities that contribute to critical thinking
  • Recognize the benefits of thinking critically