# When the conclusion of an argument follows from its premise/premises conclusively, the argument is called (A) Circular argument (B) Inductive argument (C) Deductive argument (D) Analogical argument

When the conclusion of an argument follows from its premise/premises conclusively, the argument is called (A) Circular argument (B) Inductive argument (C) Deductive argument (D) Analogical argument

(C) Deductive argument

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Description : Choose the right code: A deductive argument claims that: I. The conclusion does not claim something more than that which is contained in the premises. II. The conclusion is supported by the premise/premises conclusively. III. If ... (A) I and II (B) I and III (C) II and III (D) All the above

Description : Given below are some characteristics of logical argument. Select the code which expresses a characteristic which is not of inductive in character. (A) The conclusion is claimed to follow from ... conclusively follows from its premises. (D) The conclusion is based on observation and experiment

Last Answer : (C) The conclusion conclusively follows from its premises.

Description : Which one among the following is not a characteristic of a deductive type of argument ? (A) The conclusion follows from the premise/premises necessarily. (B) The argument admits degree of complexity. ( ... provides us knowledge about matters of fact. (D) The argument must be either valid or invalid.

Last Answer : (C) The argument provides us knowledge about matters of fact.

Description : A deductive argument can not be valid : (A) If its premise / premises is/are true and its conclusion is true. (B) If its premise / premises is /are true and its conclusion is false. (C) If ... conclusion is false. (D) If its premise / premises is / are false and its conclusion is true.

Last Answer : (B) If its premise / premises is /are true and its conclusion is false

Description : Given below are some characteristics of reasoning. Select the code that states a characteristic which is not of deductive reasoning: (A) The conclusion must be based on observation and experiment ( ... must follow from the premise/premises necessarily (D) The argument may be valid or invalid

Last Answer : (A) The conclusion must be based on observation and experiment

Description : Select the code, which is not correct in the context of deductive argument with two premises: (A) An argument with one true premise, one false premise and a false conclusion may be valid. (B) An argument ... may be valid. (D) An argument with two false premises and a false conclusion may be valid.

Last Answer : (B) An argument with two true premises and a false conclusion may be valid.

Description : Select the code which is not correct :  An analogical argument is strengthened by (A) increasing the number of entities. (B) increasing the number of similar respects. (C) reducing the claim made earlier stronger. (D) making the conclusion stronger when premises remain unchanged.

Last Answer : (D) making the conclusion stronger when premises remain unchanged.

Description : A deductive argument is sound if and only if it is A) valid and all its premises are true B) invalid and all its premises are true C) is valid and one of the premise is false D) is valid and its conclusion is false.

Last Answer : A) valid and all its premises are true

Description : The falsehood of a valid deductive argument’s conclusion guarantees that A) the argument is sound B) atleast one of the premise is false C) premises are true D) the validity is uncertain.

Last Answer : B) atleast one of the premise is false

Description : A deductive argument is invalid if: (A) Its premises and conclusions are all true (B) Its premises and conclusions are all false (C) Its premises are true but its conclusion is false (D) Its premises are false but its conclusion is true

Last Answer : (C) Its premises are true but its conclusion is false

Description : The premises of a valid deductive argument: (A) Provide some evidence for its conclusion (B) Provide no evidence for its conclusion (C) Are irrelevant for its conclusion (D) Provide conclusive evidence for its conclusion

Last Answer : (D) Provide conclusive evidence for its conclusion

Description : Select the code which states the condition of an invalid deductive argument : (A) All the premises are true but the conclusion is false. (B) Some of the premises are true but the conclusion is false. ... the conclusion is also false. (D) All the premises are true and the conclusion is also true.

Last Answer : (A) All the premises are true but the conclusion is false.

Description : A deductive argument is valid if: (A) premises are false and conclusion true (B) premises are false and conclusion is also false (C) premises are true and conclusion is false (D) premises are true and conclusion is true

Last Answer : (D) premises are true and conclusion is true

Description : In a deductive argument conclusion is: (A) Summing up of the premises (B) Not necessarily based on premises (C) Entailed by the premises (D) Additional to the premises

Last Answer : (C) Entailed by the premises

Description : The premises provide conclusive grounds for the conclusion in ----------- argument. A) Inductive B) Deductive C) Fallacious D) Intuitive

Description : Which of the following statements are false ? Choose from the code given below : 1. Inductive arguments always proceed from the particular to the general. 2. A cogent argument must be inductively strong. 3. A valid argument may have a ... (A) 2, 3 and 4 (B) 1 and 3 (C) 2 and 4 (D) 1 and 2

Last Answer : (C) 2 and 4

Description : "lf a large diamond is cut up into little bits, it will lose its value just as an army is divided up into small units of soldiers, it loses its strength." The argument put above may be called as (A) Analogical (B) Deductive (C) Statistical (D) Casual

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Last Answer : (C) Analogical argument

Description : Saturn and Mars are planets like the earth. They borrow light from the Sun and moves around the Sun as the Earth does. So those planets are inhabited by various orders of creatures as the earth is ... is contained in the above passage ? (A) Deductive (B) Astrological (C) Analogical (D) Mathematical

Description : An analogical argument is strengthened by (A) making the claim bolder while its premises remain unchanged. (B) reducing the claim made on the basis of the premises affirmed. (C) remaining the claim unchanged ... the evidence in its support is found to exhibit greater frailty. (D) None of the above.

Last Answer : (B) reducing the claim made on the basis of the premises affirmed.

Description : Which form of reasoning is the process of drawing a specific conclusion from a set of premises? a. Rationalism b. Deductive Reasoning c. Inductive Reasoning d. Probabilistic

Last Answer : b. Deductive Reasoning

Description : Inductive logic studies the way in which a premise may (A) support and entail a conclusion (B) not support but entail a conclusion (C) neither support nor entail a conclusion (D) support a conclusion without entailing it

Last Answer : (D) support a conclusion without entailing it

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Description : The relationship between premises and conclusion in a deductive argument is--. A) Cause-Effect B) Analytic-Synthetic C) A priori-A posterior D) Implication-Entailment.

Description : The claim of an inductive argument is that premises provide---------- for the conclusion. A) invalidity B) absolute evidence C) no evidence D) some evidence

Last Answer : D) some evidence

Description : Men and woman may have different reproductive strategies but neither can be considered inferior or superior to the other, any more than a bird's wings can be considered superior or inferior to a fish's ... What type of argument it is? (A) Biological (B) Physiological (C) Analogical (D) Hypothetical

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Last Answer : (D) Transcendental Reasoning

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Last Answer : (C) scientific thinking

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Last Answer : (A) general to particular

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Last Answer : b. Deductive reasoning

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Last Answer : (C) seeing logical relations

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Last Answer : (D) 3 and 4

Description : What is a coherence is an absurd conclusion that follows form an argument that appears to be good?