News Lit Quiz
Avoid the trap of conspiratorial thinking
Conspiracy theories appeal to our psychological need for a simple explanation and someone to blame.
You can stumble across them online even when searching for reliable information.
These compelling narratives, and the false evidence they include, can draw you in, manipulating your emotions and using your cognitive biases against you to trick you into believing them.
This quiz by the News Literacy Project is designed to help you learn to recognize conspiratorial thinking and understand its consequences.
Let’s dive in!