3.1 What Is A Deductive Argument?

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3.1 What Is A Deductive Argument?

Quiz yourself on the terms and concepts you learned in this section!


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  • 1. 
    A valid argument is one with the following property:if the premises are all true, the conclusion cannot be false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A deductive argument is an argument that is intended to be valid.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An argument can be both invalid and deductive.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    “Look, all spiders are poisonous, right?  You got bit by a spider, so you’ve definitely been poisoned!”  
    • A. 

      A valid deductive argument

    • B. 

      An invalid deductive argument

  • 5. 
    “Look, all spiders are poisonous, right? You’ve been poisoned, so you’ve definitely been bit by a spider!”    
    • A. 

      A valid deductive argument

    • B. 

      An invalid deductive argument