Logic/Quiz

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This is an image of an adult bonobo. Credit: United States Agency for International Development.

Logic is an introductory lecture for the course on the elements of terminology.

This quiz that you are free to take is based on the lecture.

Once you’ve read and studied the lecture itself, the links contained within the course template, listed under See also, External links, or in the {{reasoning}} template you should have adequate background to take the quiz and score 100%.

Suggestion: Have the lecture available in a separate window.

The bonobos, an individual adult is in the image at the right, are an intelligent species Pan paniscus on Earth that probably have both the necessary and sufficient mental capacity to think and conceive in the abstract. Perhaps they can also use logic or at least reasoning.

Enjoy learning by doing!

Quiz







  

1

True or False, Reasoning is conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity.

TRUE
FALSE

2

Logic deals with which of the following?

a particular mode of reasoning
the informal principles of a branch of knowledge
canons and criteria of sophistry
persuasive rhetoric
a method of human deception

3

True or False, Thinking in a linear, step-by-step manner about how a problem can be solved involves logic.

TRUE
FALSE

4

Analogical reasoning is a part of logic that involves which attribute?

a misrepresentational mapping
dissecting the problem into its components
elements or relations in a bulls eye
disinformational support
a broad spectrum of speculative evidence
analogy

5

True or False, Reasoning about situations means informally constructing arguments about them.

TRUE
FALSE

6

What is the aim of logic in computer science?

to develop languages to model the unlikely situations
reason about situations formally
constructing arguments that can not be executed on a machine
providing algorithms for manipulation of thought
an arrangement of elements in a diode
performing a specified task in a transistor

7

True or False, A process of reasoning that moves from the specific to the general is called deduction.

TRUE
FALSE

8

The theory of deduction is intended to explain what relationship?

premisses from conclusions
the components of a valid argument
specific statements to more general ones
the conclusion is of greater generality than its premise
the appraisal of inductive arguments
a false conclusion from false premisses

9

Yes or No, A dialectic is a buffer put between two individuals in disagreement.

Yes
No

10

Which of the following is applicable to abduction?

a set of subjectivisms
an illogical theory
deriving a set of unlikely explanations
picking out many explanations
a question of heuristics
economics


Hypotheses

  1. The existence of a dominant group does not appear to be a priori logical.

See also

External links

{{Reasoning}}{{Semantics resources}}