Quiz 1 Phi-210

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Question 1
5 out of 5 points

The syllogism itself, not the premises, can be _____.
Answer
Selected Answer: valid.
Question 2
5 out of 5 points

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
Question 3
5 out of 5 points

All dillybobbers are thingamajigs.
No whatchamacallit is a dillybobber.
Therefore, no whatchamacallits are thingamajigs.
This syllogism is an example of _______________.
Answer
Selected Answer: illicit process.
Question 4
5 out of 5 points

Premises in syllogisms can be ________________.
Answer
Selected Answer: a and b
Question 5
5 out of 5 points

To form a valid syllogism, which premise is missing in the following argument? [missing premise]
Sam is a politician.
Therefore, Sam is a dishonest person.
Answer
Selected Answer: All politicians are dishonest persons.
Question 6
5 out of 5 points

A syllogism in which one of the premises is missing is called a(n) _________________. Answer
Selected Answer: enthymeme.
Question 7
5 out of 5 points

Which one of the following hypothetical syllogisms is invalid? Answer
Selected Answer: If P, then Q.
Not P.
Therefore, not Q.
Question 8
5 out of 5 points

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
Question 9
5 out of 5 points

Which one of the following statements is a universal proposition? Answer
Selected Answer: All women are mortal.
Question 10
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following statements is a particular proposition? Answer
Selected Answer: Some men are monsters.
Question 11
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