Strayer Phi 210 Quiz #1

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* Question 1
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| Complete the following syllogism: All X are Y; Some Z are X; Therefore, ______________.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| some Z are Y.|
Correct Answer:| some Z are Y.|
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* Question 2
5 out of 5 points
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| Which rule does the following syllogism violate?
All persons in the secretaries' union are persons who make a lot of money. Ann is a secretary.
Therefore, Ann is a person who makes lots of money.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| four-terms fallacy|
Correct Answer:| four-terms fallacy|
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* Question 3
5 out of 5 points
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| Which one of the following statements is a universal proposition?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| All women are mortal.|
Correct Answer:| All women are mortal.|
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* Question 4
5 out of 5 points
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| A basic form of deductive argument is ________.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| the syllogism.|
Correct Answer:| the syllogism.|
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* Question 5
5 out of 5 points
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| A syllogism in which one of the premises is missing is called a(n) _________________.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| enthymeme.|
Correct Answer:| enthymeme.|
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* Question 6
5 out of 5 points
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| When the premises are true and the syllogism is valid, we have a(n) _______ argument.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| sound|
Correct Answer:| sound|
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* Question 7
5 out of 5 points
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| In the following syllogism, the major term is _______________. All human beings are mortal.
Ann is a human being.
Ann is mortal.Answer| | | |
| Selected Answer:| mortal|
Correct Answer:| mortal|
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* Question 8
5 out of 5 points
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| In a valid syllogism, if the first two premises are true, then ______________.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| the conclusion must be true.|
Correct Answer:| the conclusion must be true.|
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* Question 9
5 out of 5 points
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| Which of the following statements is a particular proposition?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| Some men are monsters.|
Correct Answer:| Some men are monsters.|
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* Question 10
0 out of 5 points
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| Which one of the following syllogisms is invalid?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| No X are Y.
Some Z are X.
Therefore, some Z are not Y.|
Correct Answer:| Some X are Y.
Some Z are X.
Therefore, some Z are Y.|
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* Question 11
5 out of 5 points
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| Which one of the following is an example of a hypothetical statement?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| If Karen returns, then I will return also.| Correct Answer:| If Karen returns, then I will return also.|

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* Question 12
5 out of 5 points
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| Which is true?Answer| | | |
| Selected Answer:| A sound deductive argument is one that has valid form and true premises.| Correct Answer:| A sound deductive argument is one that has valid form and true premises.|
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* Question 13
5 out of 5 points
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| Which rule is being violated in the following syllogism? Only man (not the plants or animals) is that which has been called by God to avoid sin and reap the rewards of heaven. Martha is not a man.

Therefore, Martha is not that which has been called by God to avoid sin and reap the rewards of heaven.Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| equivocation|
Correct Answer:| equivocation|
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* Question 14
0 out of 5 points
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| Which one of the following hypothetical syllogisms is invalid?Answer| | | | | Selected Answer:| If P, then Q.
Not Q.
Therefore, not P.|
Correct Answer:| If P, then Q.
Not P.
Therefore, not Q.|
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* Question 15
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| Premises in syllogisms can be ________________.Answer| | | |...
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