Logic Exam 1 Quiz

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Logic Exam 1 Quiz

If this will help, you may take this quiz in preparation for the test. I could not put any of the Argument mapping questions on here, but you can feel free to check some of those out from the book.


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  • 1. 
    He walks by my house every single day because I live on the way to where he works.
    • A. 

      Argument

    • B. 

      Explanation

    • C. 

      Expository

    • D. 

      Statement of Belief

  • 2. 
    The entire human race will be wiped out by nuclear missiles in the next twenty years.
    • A. 

      Conditional

    • B. 

      Argument

    • C. 

      Statement of Belief

    • D. 

      Report

  • 3. 
    Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and the second smallest planet in the solar system.  Named after the Roman God of War, it is often referred to as the "Red Planet" due to its reddish appearance from the iron oxide on its surface.  Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thing atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts, and polar ice caps of Earth.
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Illustration

    • C. 

      Explanation

    • D. 

      Expository

  • 4. 
    If he goes home, then he will go to bed.
    • A. 

      Statement of Belief

    • B. 

      Conditional

    • C. 

      Report

    • D. 

      Piece of Advice

  • 5. 
    Students who go to college are more interesting people than those who do not go to college. They learn information which rounds them out as people.  In addition, they have some area of specialty which gives them fascinating insights.
    • A. 

      Argument

    • B. 

      Statement of Belief

    • C. 

      Illustration

    • D. 

      Explanation

  • 6. 
    Being human is a ________________ condition for being a living creature.
  • 7. 
    Being a living creature is a ______________ condition for being a human being.
  • 8. 
    GPC insists that students meet a minimum requirement in their GPA in order to graduate.  It is likely that Georgia State University insists upon the same thing.
    • A. 

      Deductive mathematical

    • B. 

      Inductive analogy

    • C. 

      Inductive generalization

    • D. 

      Deductive Categorical Syllogism

  • 9. 
    If I do this quiz, then I will learn the material.  If I learn this material, then I will do well on the test.  Therefore, if I do this quiz, then I will do well on the test.
    • A. 

      Inductive prediction

    • B. 

      Deductive disjunctive syllogism

    • C. 

      Inductive Causal Inference

    • D. 

      Deductive Hypothetical syllogism

  • 10. 
    GPC insists that students meet a minimum requirement in their GPA in order to graduate.  It is likely that all colleges insist upon the same thing.
    • A. 

      Inductive analogy

    • B. 

      Inductive Generalization

    • C. 

      Inductive causal inference

    • D. 

      Deductive Categorical Syllogism

  • 11. 
    All women were once young girls.  Abe Lincoln is a woman.  Therefore, Able Lincoln was once a young girl.
    • A. 

      Valid - Sound

    • B. 

      Valid - Unsound

    • C. 

      Invalid - Sound

    • D. 

      Invalid - Unsound

  • 12. 
    All cats are mammals.All mammals are animals.Therefore, all cats are animals.
    • A. 

      Valid - Sound

    • B. 

      Valid - Unsound

    • C. 

      Invalid - Sound

    • D. 

      Invalid - Unsound

  • 13. 
    All men are mortal.  Socrates is a man.  Therefore, Socrates' son is also mortal.
    • A. 

      Valid - Sound

    • B. 

      Valid - Unsound

    • C. 

      Invalid - Sound

    • D. 

      Invalid - Unsound

  • 14. 
    7 out or 50 people who were polled will vote republican.  Therefore, most people will vote republican in the coming election.
    • A. 

      Strong - Cogent

    • B. 

      Strong - Uncogent

    • C. 

      Weak - Cogent

    • D. 

      Weak - Uncogent

  • 15. 
    People have been celebrating thanksgiving for hundreds of years.  It is likely that they will continue to do so next year.
    • A. 

      Strong - Cogent

    • B. 

      Strong - Uncogent

    • C. 

      Weak - Cogent

    • D. 

      Weak - Uncogent