Divergent Thinking: Definition & Examples


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What is divergent thinking?

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1. What is convergent thinking?

2. Which of the following statements is not correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is divergent thinking and in what ways can one apply this type of thinking? You will need to know facts about this process in order to answer the questions presented in this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definitions of divergent and convergent thinking
  • Truths about divergent thinking
  • Divergent thinking examples

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on divergent thinking
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast divergent and convergent thinking
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of divergent thinking

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Divergent Thinking: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define divergent thinking
  • Discuss the differences between divergent and convergent thinking
  • Provide examples of both divergent and convergent thinking