Chapter 9: CATEGORICAL SYLLOGISMS
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1 Some M are P
All M are S
Some S are P
a)
b)
c)
d)
2 No M are P
Some M are not S
Some S are not P
a)
b)
c)
d)
3 All M are P
All M are S
All S are P
a)
b)
c)
d)
4 All M are P
Some S are M
Some S are P
a)
b)
c)
d)
5 Is the following argument a categorical syllogism?

If you play with fire, you will get burned.
You played with fire.


You got burned.
a) Yes
b) No
6 Is the following a categorical syllogism?

No horned animal is a carnivore.
All moose are horned animals.


No moose is a carnivore.
a) Yes
b) No
7 What is the figure of the following categorical syllogism?

No horned animal is a predator
All moose are horned animals


No moose is a predator
a) first figure
b) second figure
c) third figure
d) fourth figure
8 What is the figure of the following categorical syllogism?

All of Shakespeare's dramas are in blank verse
Some great plays are in blank verse


Some great plays are in blank verse
a) first figure
b) second figure
c) third figure
d) fourth figure
9 Which of the choices represent the Venn diagrams of the given categorical syllogism?

All vertebrates reproduce sexually
All vertebrates are animals


All animals reproduce sexually
a)
b)
c)
d)
10 According to the Venn diagrams, is the previous syllogism valid or invalid?
a) valid
b) invalid


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