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hoTo 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 Some politicians are dishonest persons.
All politicians are dishonest persons.
Honest people are not politicians.
Almost no politicians are honest.
5 points
Question 2

Complete the following syllogism: All X are Y; Some Z are X; Therefore, ______________.
Answer some Z are Y.
some X are Z.
all X are Z.
all Z are Y.
5 points
Question 3

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 equivocation
illicit minor
four-terms fallacy
invalid conversion
5 points
Question 4

Which is true?
Answer A deductive argument always ends with a conclusion that is a statement of probability, no matter how remote that probability.
A sound deductive argument is one that has valid form and true premises.
Premises of deductive arguments are never derived through induction.
All of the above are true.
5 points
Question 5

All dillybobbers are thingamajigs.
No whatchamacallit is a dillybobber.
Therefore, no whatchamacallits are thingamajigs.
This syllogism is an example of _______________.
Answer the four-terms fallacy.
a syllogism with an undistributed middle term.
illicit process.
a valid syllogism.
5 points
Question 6

Which one of the following statements is a universal proposition?
Answer Karen is a woman.
All women are mortal.
Some women are caring persons.
Karen is a woman and knows many women herself.
5 points
Question 7

In a valid syllogism, if the first two premises are true, then ______________.
Answer the conclusion must be true.
the conclusion must be false.
the conclusion could be either true or false.
the conclusion must be valid.
5 points
Question 8

The syllogism itself, not the premises, can be _____.
Answer valid.
true.
false.
all of the above.
5 points
Question 9

Which one of the following syllogisms is invalid?
Answer No X are Y.
Some Z are X.
Therefore, some Z are not Y.
Some X are Z.
All X are Y.
Therefore, some Y are Z.
Some X are Y.
Some Z are X.
Therefore, some Z are Y.
Some X are not Z.
All X are Y.
Therefore, some Y are not Z.
5 points
Question 10

Premises in syllogisms can be ________________.
Answer true
false
valid
all of the above
a and b
5 points
Question 11

A syllogism in which one of the premises is missing is called a(n) _________________.
Answer soft deductive argument.
analogical argument.
sentential argument.
enthymeme.
5 points
Question 12

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 undistributed middle
equivocation
illicit minor
illicit major
5 points
Question 13

A basic form of deductive argument is ________.
Answer inductive reasoning.
the proposition.
causation.
the syllogism.
5 points
Question 14

Which of the following statements is a particular proposition?
Answer Andrew is a monster.
All men are monsters.
Some men are monsters.
Only men are monsters.
5 points
Question 15

If "or" is used in its non-exclusive sense, which of the five following syllogisms is invalid?
Answer Either P or Q.
Not P.
Therefore, Q.
Either P or Q.
Not Q.
Therefore, P.
Either P or Q.
P.
Therefore, not Q.
P and Q are not equal.
P is related to R.
Therefore, Q and R are related.
5 points
Question 16

When the premises are true and the syllogism is valid, we have a(n) _______ argument.
Answer illogical
perfect
sound
inductive
5 points
Question 17

If one of the statements in a syllogism is particular, the conclusion _____________.
Answer must be particular.
must be universal.
can be particular or universal.
must be singular.
5 points
Question 18

In the following syllogism, the major term is _______________.
All human beings are mortal.
Ann is a human being.
Ann is mortal.
Answer human beings
Ann
mortal
none of the above
5 points
Question 19

Which one of the following hypothetical syllogisms is invalid?
Answer If P, then Q.
P.
Therefore, Q.
If P, then Q.
Not Q.
Therefore, not P.
If and only if P, then Q.
Not P.
Therefore, not Q.
If P, then Q.
Not P.
Therefore, not Q.
5 points
Question 20

Which one of the following is an example of a hypothetical statement?
Answer Either I will go to the store or I will go to the bank.
If Karen returns, then I will return also.
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