## Chapter 9: CATEGORICAL SYLLOGISMS - Self-Quiz - Part A

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 1. All M is PNo S are MTherefore, No S is PThis syllogism is: a) Valid. b) Invalid, the middle term is not distributed in at least one premise. c) Invalid, a term is distributed in the conclusion, but is not distributed in the premise in which it occurs. d) Invalid, the premises are both negative. e) Invalid, one premise is negative, but the conclusion isn't negative, or the conclusion is negative, but one premise isn't negative. 2. Some M are not PAll M are STherefore, some S are not PThis syllogism is: a) Valid. b) Invalid, the middle term is not distributed in at least one premise. c) Invalid, a term is distributed in the conclusion, but is not distributed in the premise in which it occurs. d) Invalid, the premises are both negative. e) Invalid, one premise is negative, but the conclusion isn't negative, or the conclusion is negative, but one premise isn't negative. 3. All D are CSome D are BTherefore, some B are CThis syllogism is: a) Valid. b) Invalid, the middle term is not distributed in at least one premise. c) Invalid, a term is distributed in the conclusion, but is not distributed in the premise in which it occurs. d) Invalid, the premises are both negative. e) Invalid, one premise is negative, but the conclusion isn't negative, or the conclusion is negative, but one premise isn't negative. 4. Some A are not BNo A is CTherefore, some C are not BThis syllogism is: a) Valid. b) Invalid, the middle term is not distributed in at least one premise. c) Invalid, a term is distributed in the conclusion, but is not distributed in the premise in which it occurs. d) Invalid, the premises are both negative. e) Invalid, one premise is negative, but the conclusion isn't negative, or the conclusion is negative, but one premise isn't negative. 5. No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A. What is the minor term of this syllogism? a) A b) B c) C 6. No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A. What is the major term of this syllogism? a) A b) B c) C 7. No M are C, because every M are N and No N are C. What is the minor term of this syllogism? a) C b) N c) M 8. No M are C, because every M are N and No N are C. What is the major term of this syllogism? a) C b) N c) M 9. No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A. What is the mood of this syllogism? a) EAE b) EEE c) AEE d) AEA 10. Some X are not Y, and All X are Z. Therefore, some Z are not Y. What is the mood of this syllogism? a) AOO b) OAO c) IIA d) IAI

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