Question 1 .0 out of 5 points
Incorrect If one of the statements in a syllogism is particular, the conclusion _____________.
. Question 2 .5 out of 5 points
Correct A basic form of deductive argument is ________.
. Question 3 .5 out of 5 points
Correct 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.
. Question 4 .5 out of 5 points
Correct Which one of the following hypothetical syllogisms is invalid? Use the section on "hypothetical syllogisms" in the textbook to analyze these syllogisms.
. Question 5 .5 out of 5 points
Correct 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.
. Question 6 .5 out of 5 points
Correct Premises in syllogisms can be ________________.
. Question 7 .5 out of 5 points
Correct The syllogism itself, not the premises, can be _____.
. Question 8 .5 out of 5 points
Correct When the premises are true and the syllogism is valid, we have a(n) _______ argument.
. Question 9 .5 out of 5 points
Which of the following disjunctive syllogisms is invalid?
. Question 10 .5 out of 5 points
Correct All dillybobbers are thingamajigs.
No whatchamacallit is a dillybobber.
Therefore, no whatchamacallits are thingamajigs.
This syllogism is an example of _______________.
. Question 11 .5 out of 5 points
Correct Which one of the following statements is a universal proposition?