Cognitive Bias Trivia Quiz

Cognitive Bias Trivia Quiz

Answer each question below to the best of your ability. Results are at the end. Enjoy!

  • Question of

    Removing information such as name, address, college name or graduation date from candidate applications in an effort to minimize unconscious bias is referred to as;

    • A blind hiring
    • Conscious hiring
    • Demographic hiring
    • None of the above
  • Question of

    Asking the same interview questions for all candidates increases the chances that unconscious bias will play a role in what is being asked.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Experts suggest that ____________ is the first step to unraveling unconscious bias.

    • Internal audit
    • Awareness training
    • Surveying candidates
    • Surveying employees
  • Question of

    Utilizing skill tests forces employers to critique the quality of a candidate’s work versus unconsciously judging them based on;

    • Appearance
    • Age
    • Gender
    • All of the above
  • Question of

    There are ________ types of bias.

    • Two
    • Three
    • Four
    • Five
    • Five
  • Question of

    _________ are unconscious errors in thinking that arise from problems related to memory, attention, and other mental mistakes.

    • Cognitive biases
    • Confirmation bias
    • Unconscious bias
    • All of the above
  • Question of

    In psychology, there are ________ main branches of biases.

    • Three
    • Four
    • Two
    • Ten
  • Question of

    _________ refers to the tendency to interpret new information as confirmation of your preexisting beliefs and opinions.

    • Unconscious bias
    • Cognitive biases
    • Confirmation bias
    • None of the above
  • Question of

    _________ refers to the tendency to perceive past events as more predictable than they actually were.

    • Unconscious bias
    • Cognitive biases
    • Confirmation bias
    • Hindsight bias
  • Question of

    _________ refers to the tendency to take personal responsibility for positive outcomes and blame external factors for negative outcomes.

    • Cognitive biases
    • Confirmation bias
    • Hindsight bias
    • Self-serving bias

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