Practical Thinking: Definition & Examples


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What is practical thinking?

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1. Which of the following is NOT another name for practical thinking?

2. Practical thinking includes which of the following skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to assess what you know about how to apply practical thinking methods to solve problems. To pass the quiz, you must be familiar with skills needed for practical thinking and how to solve a sample problem using practical sense.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of practical thinking
  • Other terms used to describe practical thinking
  • Skills included in practical thinking
  • What practical thinking is concerned with
  • How to calculate the height of a building using practical thinking

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson regarding what practical thinking is and how it is used
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of practical thinking
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what practical thinking allows you to do

Additional Learning

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

  • Define practical thinking
  • Use an example to illustrate practical thinking
  • Relate other terms used to describe practical thinking
  • List what practical thinking skills allow one to do