Developing Hacks Quiz Posted on April 26, 2020August 2, 2020 by clearthinking Chapters 9 – 14 Welcome to your Developing Hacks Quiz Approximately what percent of people rarely or never write out PMQ lists for daily decisions? 100% 75% 50% 25% Approximately, what percent of people always or usually write out PMQ lists for major decisions? 100% 75% 50% 25% According to the survey discussed in the book, for what type of decision are people most likely to consider using a written PMQ list? Vacation options Recreational activities Technology choices Major purchases Career decision In terms of raw numbers, we tend to have the least of which of the following? Thoughts Feelings Verbalized thoughts Written thoughts Expressed feelings Written PMQ lists create physical and psychological distance. This notion is best known as: Legitimizing De-emotionalizing Depersonalizing Depression Legalizing Quantifying the number of plusses, minuses and questions can prove helpful when developing or refining your PMQ lists. True False Thoughtful decision-makers recognize when they have too many unanswered questions. True False Thoughtful decision-makers recognize when they have too few doubts. True False Good decision makers would accept a job promotion 99% of the time. True False You can increase decision-making effectiveness by not tinkering and thinking about items after you've placed them in the plus or minus column. True False Second opinions are most valuable when you seek confirmation of your PMQ thinking. True False Which of the following questions creates the greatest illumination? Don't you think it's a good idea? Aren't I looking at the issue in the right way? I really like this idea; what do you think? Here's my PMQ list. What do you think I might be missing? I can't believe anyone would buy into this idea. What do you think? If you were considering purchasing a new truck on credit, which of the following would be considered a long-term consideration? I'll look cool to my friends I have to update my car insurance My credit rating will go down I can afford the payment Comparing something to the ideal is the best way to resolve the inevitable tradeoffs you have to make in real life. True False Scaling up your PMQ helps you think beyond a simple yes/no binary choice. True False Time is Up!