Parts Of An Argument

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Argument Quizzes & Trivia

Argument is part of the English curriculum where we try to understand how to go about an argument. This comes in handy to professions such as law. This in particular tests your knowledge on the parts of an argument.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the conclusion in the following argument:Death penalty should be illegal. Murder is always wrong
    • A. 

      Death penalty should be illegal.

    • B. 

      Murder is always wrong.

  • 2. 
    Which is the premise in the following argument?All cats are mammals, therefore, some cats are mammals.
    • A. 

      All cats are mammals

    • B. 

      Therefore, some cats are mammals

  • 3. 
    Which is the conclusion in the following argument?You shouldn´t have bougt that car. It's too expensive.
    • A. 

      You shouldn´t have bought that car

    • B. 

      It´s too expensive

  • 4. 
    Which is the conclusion in the following argument?I was lucky to find one! They are rare items.
    • A. 

      I was lucky to find one

    • B. 

      They are rare items

  • 5. 
    The common notion of an argument is
    • A. 

      A disagreement

    • B. 

      A set of claims

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A logical argument is
    • A. 

      A disagreement grounded in claims

    • B. 

      An agreement supported by logical reasons

    • C. 

      A set of claims offered as reasons to accept another claim

  • 7. 
    For an argument to be true, it needs to offer reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Arguments always have explicit premises
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Premises are reasons to believe the conclusion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an argument?
    • A. 

      If all dogs are mammals, then all dogs are reptiles. All dogs are mammals, therefore, all dogs are reptiles.

    • B. 

      A mammal is any of a class of warm-blooded higher vertebrates that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair.

    • C. 

      All mammals are blue. Dogs are mammals, therefore, dogs are blue.

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