Ctk Logic, First Semester Exam

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 46

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  • 1. 
    Define reason and discuss its importance in the life of a Catholic. 
  • 2. 
    Which of the following philosophers suggested that universals exist in name only? 
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Ockham

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Whitehead

  • 3. 
    Which of these terms has the greatest extension? 
    • A. 

      Lizard

    • B. 

      Reptile

    • C. 

      Mammal

    • D. 

      Animal

  • 4. 
    A univocal term has
    • A. 

      One meaning

    • B. 

      Two meanings

    • C. 

      An unclear meaning

    • D. 

      A meaning very similar to another word

  • 5. 
    Walking will make a man healthy, wealthy and wise.  The above is a(n)
    • A. 

      Term

    • B. 

      Proposition

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 6. 
    Wealth The above is a(n)
    • A. 

      Term

    • B. 

      Proposition

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 7. 
    Walking increases circulation. The above is a(n)
    • A. 

      Term

    • B. 

      Proposition

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 8. 
    Love The above is a(n)
    • A. 

      Term

    • B. 

      Proposition

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 9. 
    God is love. The above is a(n)
    • A. 

      Term

    • B. 

      Proposition

    • C. 

      Argument

  • 10. 
    "A litter of pups was living in the street in the middle of a pile of litter."  In the sentence above, the term "litter" is used 
    • A. 

      Univocally

    • B. 

      Equivocally

    • C. 

      Analogically

  • 11. 
    "Poetry is an art, and painting is also an art."  In the sentence above, the term "art" is used
    • A. 

      Univocally

    • B. 

      Equivocally

    • C. 

      Analogically

  • 12. 
    "Macbeth murdered Banquo, but he didn't murder the English language as you do."  In the sentence above, the term "murder" is used
    • A. 

      Univocally

    • B. 

      Equivocally

    • C. 

      Analogically

  • 13. 
    In Plato's two-theory on universals, he suggested that universals are extremely real because they
    • A. 

      Are concrete and tangible

    • B. 

      Are the same on Earth and other planets

    • C. 

      Are capable of being proved through mathematical reasoning

    • D. 

      Are eternal and unchanging

  • 14. 
    "A school is a place of learning."  In the sentence above, the relationship between the subject and its predicate may best be described as what kind of a relationship? 
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Specific difference

    • D. 

      Property

  • 15. 
    "The students at  the new Catholic school in the Charlotte area are very privileged to have MacBooks." In the sentence above, the relationship between the subject and its predicate may best be described as what kind of a relationship? 
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Property

    • D. 

      Accident

  • 16. 
    "A man is a rational animal with a soul." In the sentence above, the relationship between the subject and its predicate may best be described as what kind of a relationship? 
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Property

    • D. 

      Specific difference

  • 17. 
    "That man is bald and ugly!" In the sentence above, the relationship between the subject and its predicate may best be described as what kind of a relationship?
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Specific difference

    • D. 

      Accident

  • 18. 
    Grass is green.  I feel depressed today. Therefore, the grass is to blame for my depression.  In the argument above, which fallacy is committed? 
    • A. 

      Ad hominem

    • B. 

      Ad baculum

    • C. 

      Non sequitur

    • D. 

      Petitio principii

  • 19. 
    Tom: "I believe that the government should have the power to regulate business." Fred: "Why do you believe this?"  Tom: "I think that a government should promote the common good, and this involves, I believe, ensuring that workers receive a just wage." Fred: "Well, Tom, you are a socialist."  In the argument above, which fallacy is committed? 
    • A. 

      Ad verecundiam

    • B. 

      Straw man

    • C. 

      Post hoc

    • D. 

      Shifting the burden of proof

  • 20. 
    Sally: "Did the rain awaken you last night?"  Jane: "Yes, it was raining cats and dogs!" In the argument above, which fallacy is committed? 
    • A. 

      Ad hominem

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Slanting

    • D. 

      Slogan

  • 21. 
    "I'm pretty sure that Mitt Romney is going to win the Republican nomination for president this year. The polls certainly suggest that it's going to happen."  In the argument above, which fallacy is committed? 
    • A. 

      Ad hominem

    • B. 

      Ad verecundiam

    • C. 

      Ad baculum

    • D. 

      Ad populum

  • 22. 
    In the system of logic, terms are either _________________. 
  • 23. 
    In the system of logic, propositions are either ___________________. 
  • 24. 
    In the system of logic, arguments are either _______________________. 
  • 25. 
    What does the phrase "unum versus alia" mean? 
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