HUM 111 Week 8 Knowledge Check

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HUM 111 Week 8 Knowledge Check
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Week 8 Knowledge Check
The material presented below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help you master the material.
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Concepts


Mastery


Questions






PROBLEM SOLVING ALTERNATIVES


100%


· 1
· 2
· 3




COMPARING SOLUTIONS


100%


· 4
· 5




SELECTING THE BEST OPTION


100%


· 6
· 7
· 8
· 9




EVALUATING DECISIONS


100%


· 10




Concept: PROBLEM SOLVING ALTERNATIVES




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 1
· 2
· 3




Materials on the concept

  • Accurately Recognizing the Alternatives

  • Evaluating Patterns in Decision-Making


1.
A common pattern of irrational decision-making is:
· A.
Deciding not to behave in ways that undermine our welfare.
· B.
Deciding not to engage in activities that contribute to our long-term welfare.
· C.
Deciding to associate with people who encourage us to act against our welfare or the welfare of others.
· D.
Deciding not to behave in ways that undermine another’s welfare.
2.
Recognizing that a decision is at hand is not all there is to making a decision. We must also recognize:
· A.
That many decisions are made subconsciously.
· B.
What our alternatives are.
· C.
That many decisions are made egocentrically or socio-centrically.
· D.
That a lot of time is lost through bad decision making.
3.
Failure to accurately identify alternatives comes in two forms:
· A.
Thinking egocentrically and thinking socio-centrically.
· B.
Thinking unrealistically and thinking too narrowly.
· C.
Thinking generally and thinking reflectively.
· D.
Thinking naturally and thinking critically.
Concept: COMPARING SOLUTIONS




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 4
· 5




Materials on the concept

  • Accurately Recognizing the Alternatives

  • Feelings: A Boost Toward Decision


4.
Thinking too narrowly is difficult to correct because:
· A.
The time allotted for making a decision has expired.
· B.
Once a decision has been made the damage has been done.
· C.
No one believes he or she is thinking too narrowly.
· D.
Thinking too narrowly provides only one option.
5.
Many of us make decisions not knowing that our feelings are driving our thoughts. If we:
· A.
Allow emotions to control of our reasoning we make better decisions.
· B.
Are aware of how our feelings act as barriers we are able to give them imput but not control.
· C.
Ignore the emotions that are driving our decision making, then we will not have to worry about consequences.
· D.
Use feelings to assists us in decision making they will sabotage thought.
Concept: SELECTING THE BEST OPTION




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 6
· 7
· 8
· 9




Materials on the concept

  • Action

  • When to Decide

  • Selecting Solutions


6.
When selecting a solution after all ideas have been generated, we do all of the following EXCEPT:
· A.
Select a solution by preliminary evaluation to assess the value of a solution.
· B.
Select a solution by assessing pros and cons.
· C.
Select a solution by using the trial-and error.
· D.
Select a solution based on your perception of an anticipating outcome.
7.
If a decision does not have to be made immediately:
· A.
You will have to find the strength to do what needs to be done.
· B.
You will probably feel stressed until time to make the decision arrives.
· C.
Time will enable you to make the best decision.
· D.
Time and further knowledge may make the decision clearer.
8.
Before making a decision we usually think first, and then act. However, some research suggest that:
· A.
Testing thoughts by doing them sometimes lead to better decisions.
· B.
Acting on unconscious thoughts sometimes leads to better decisions.
· C.
Testing our thought by doing them and then observe the results leads to better decision.
· D.
Thinking and acting simultaneously makes better decisions.
9.
Action gives imput into the cycle of thinking-deciding-acting, which leads to:
· A.
Further reacting
· B.
Further thinking
· C.
Better decisions
· D.
Better results
Concept: EVALUATING DECISIONS




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 10




Materials on the concept

  • After Action


10.
If we want our plan to have an enduring effect, we have to periodically:
· A.
Confirm with a re-evaluation of our final decision.
· B.
Check to make sure that our final decision is going to lead to a better life.
· C.
Check to rethink the premises and adjust the plan.
· D.
Evaluate how we feel about the final decision.
 
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