Deciding Hacks Quiz Posted on April 26, 2020August 2, 2020 by clearthinking Chapters 15 – 17 Welcome to your Deciding Hacks Quiz Synergies occur when two positive elements on your PMQ list generate even more benefits in combination with each other than they do as individual elements. True False Identifying synergies helps you properly weight the positive and negative columns of your PMQ chart. True False Which of the following would be considered the most toxic combination? Superhighways and bicycle enthusiasts John Lennon and Paul McCartney Ice cream and chocolate Batman and Robin Peanut butter and jelly Designating the ideas in your PMQ list that can quickly fade, by easily modified, or swiftly answered can help you make better decisions. True False Ben Franklin thought the best way to use your PMQ list was to assign numerical weightings to the items in the columns. True False Sometimes you can simply look at a well-developed PMQ list (e.g., synergies noted, easy items identified and long-term versus short-term ideas designated) and make a good, well-informed intuitive decision. True False Discussing a well-developed PMQ list with colleagues or friends might be the best alternative for reaching a good decision. True False When the pros/cons are straightforward and there are few unanswered questions, which of the following decision-making methods makes the most sense? Ben's Process Weighting Formula Informed Intuition Robust Dialogue Educated Confirmation Bias When there are a complex set of alternatives with many questions, which of the following decision-making methods makes the most sense? Ben's Process Weighting Formula Informed Intuition Robust Dialogue Educated Confirmation Bias It doesn't really matter which decision-making method you use because they all yield the same result. True False Time is Up!