BBI 3436: CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING. PREPARED BY: YM Hjh Tenku Mazuwana Binti T. Mansor Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication UPM 3rd Face to Face (17 November 2012). FINAL EXAM FORMAT (30%). Date: ___ December 2012 Venue: Will be informed by UPMET
YM HjhTenkuMazuwanaBinti T. Mansor
Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication
3rd Face to Face (17 November 2012)
(Chapters 5, 2 and 9 of the text)
The main idea of a paragraph can be defined as
A. the subject matter of the paragraph.
B. the topic sentence.
C. the organizational pattern.
D. the details of the paragraph.
It is important to recognize organizational
patterns because they
A. reveal the author’s purpose.
B. improve your vocabulary.
C. increase your retention.
D serve as transitions between major points.
An efficient problem solver may be described as a person who
A. lacks a logical pattern for solving
B. ignores the usefulness of previous
C. develops a sequential way to work
through a problem.
D. becomes discouraged by difficult mental
A problem can best be described as
A. an issue for which we will find one
B. a puzzle for which there is no real
C. an issue that presents an exciting
D. an upsetting situation that is not
turning out the way we expected.
What question would you ask yourself to determine if a Website is reliable?
A. When was the site last updated?
B. Do I know the author?
C. How many links does the site have?
D. Is the author a content expert for this
Advertisements require critical reading because they can
A. influence our purchasing decisions.
B. control how we vote.
C. contain complicated texts.
D. use difficult vocabulary.
What connection does critical thinking have
with problem solving?
What three things do advertisers try to persuade us to do?
Critical thinking involves thoughtfulness and
carefulness. Being thoughtful and careful
increases one’s chance of coming up with a
better solution to a problem.
Advertisers attempt to persuade the reader
to buy something, to do something, or to