# Logic/Quiz

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 resources}}` 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.