How Well Do You Know Inductive Reasoning?

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How Well Do You Know Inductive Reasoning?

The opposite of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning is a method of reasoning and has been a proven standard for the test of reasoning logical skills. Inductive reasoning is sometimes referred to as bottom-up logic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Inductive reasoning starts with a?
    • A. 

      Postulate

    • B. 

      Question

    • C. 

      Statement

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 2. 
    Inductive reasoning is also known as...
    • A. 

      Conclusion management

    • B. 

      Hypothesis construction

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Inductivity

  • 3. 
    The classic philosophical treatment of the problem of induction was given by the Scottish philosopher...
    • A. 

      Karl Friedrich

    • B. 

      David Hume

    • C. 

      Thomas John

    • D. 

      J Ayer

  • 4. 
    One of these is a critic of inductive reasoning?
    • A. 

      Ian Pope

    • B. 

      John Lacke

    • C. 

      Karl Popper

    • D. 

      Thomas Hobbes

  • 5. 
    A generalization proceeds from a premise to a...
    • A. 

      Statement

    • B. 

      Sample

    • C. 

      Conclusion

    • D. 

      Induction

  • 6. 
    Which of these is a generalization fallacy?
    • A. 

      Biased sample

    • B. 

      Induction

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Statement

  • 7. 
    Who created the Theory of Universal Inductive Inference?
    • A. 

      Thomas John

    • B. 

      Ray Solomonoff

    • C. 

      Ray Druff

    • D. 

      John Locke

  • 8. 
    In which year was the Theory of Universal Inductive Inference founded?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      1960

  • 9. 
    Which of these is an element of the theory of universal inductive inference?
    • A. 

      Algorithmic probability

    • B. 

      Generalization

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Inductive inference

  • 10. 
    One of the skeptics of inductive reasoning include...
    • A. 

      John Lowe

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Sextus Empiricus

    • D. 

      Aristotle