Convergent Thinking: Definition & Examples


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What is convergent thinking?

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1. What is divergent thinking?

2. Which of the following is not a measure of convergent thinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of convergent thinking and how it differs from divergent thinking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definitions of convergent and divergent thinking
  • Specific measures of convergent thinking
  • Characteristics of convergent thinking

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as convergent thinking and divergent thinking
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different measures of convergent thinking
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about problem solving in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson Convergent Thinking: Definition & Examples. After completing the lesson, you will know how to:

  • Describe convergent thinking
  • Examine the difference between convergent and divergent thinking
  • Provide specific examples of each type of thinking