A Concise Introduction to Logic (11th Edition) - Test Bank by Patrick J. Hurley

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C. Argument; conclusion: Rather, the aim ... probable that the hypothesis is correct. d. Argument; conclusion: The aim of an experiment ... the hypothesis is correct. e. Nonargument. ANS: B PTS: 2 4. If carbon dioxide levels have been rising for years, the polar ice caps are melting, the frequency and intensity of hurricanes is increasing, and the acidity of sea water is rising, then global warming is for real, it's not just a delusion of leftist thinking, and the nations of the world must unite to address the threat.

Deductive, invalid. d. Inductive, strong. e. Deductive, valid. ANS: E PTS: 2 34. Mitzi the cat is looking at its empty bowl and meowing. Mitzi must be hungry. a. Inductive, strong. b. Deductive, invalid. c. Deductive, valid. d. Inductive, weak. e. Inductive, cogent. ANS: A PTS: 2 INSTRUCTIONS: Select the correct answer for each multiple choice question. 35. Which of the following are all nonarguments? a. Expository passages, illustrations, predictions. b. Generalizations, expository passages, opinions.

Conclusion. b. Conditional. c. Antecedent. d. Explanandum. e. Consequent. ANS: E PTS: 2 40. Any argument in which the conclusion actually follows with strict necessity from the premises is: a. Inductive and valid. b. Deductive and sound. c. Deductive and invalid. d. Deductive and valid. e. Inductive and cogent. ANS: D PTS: 2 41. If an inductive argument has all false premises and a probably false conclusion, then we know: a. The argument is strong. b. Nothing, as such, about the argument's strength.

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