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MCQ In the proposition "As
soon as Mrs Ojewale
arrives, she tidies the
house", what is the
premise?
as soon as Mrs Ojewale
arrives
She tidies the
house
soon as Mrs B
MCQ Complete this
sentence; An argument
can never have more
than one _________
conclusion statement premise proposition A
MCQ Any sentence
expressing questions,
commands, etc. does
not qualify as logical
statement.
True false not sure none A
MCQ All of these are
vocabularies uesd in
logic except_________
vicinity premise inference statement A
MCQ The sentence: Africa is
a great continent is a
logical statement
because________
It leads to
cconclusion
it does not
contain
premise
indicator
the sentence
can be
asserted and
can be
denied
we can derive
the inference
from the
sentence
C
MCQ The process of
derivation of a
conclusion of an
argument from the
premise is known as
___________
assertion inference validation result B
MCQ Words or expressions
that indicate a premise
or conclusion within an
argument is called
____________
demonstrator locus indicator command C
MCQ In any valid argument,
the conclusion follows
from the _________
premise inference sentence example A
MCQ Which of these is not a
premise indicator?
because thus since as B
Question

MCQ A statement, within an
argument, which
provides support for
asserting the
conclusion of that
argument is reffered to
as _________
Proposition premise sentence inference B
MCQ Which of these is a
statement?
The sky is blue "stand at
attention!"
what is the
price?
All of these A
MCQ A person who studies
logic is called
________
logicist logician logicalist logicitivist B
MCQ Traditional syllogism or
Aristotelian logic deals
only with
__________________
declarative
proposition
equivocal
proposition
situational
proposition
cartegorical
proposition
D
MCQ All of these are
importance of logic to
an individual except
_________
it helps an
individual to
learn strategies
for thinking well
It helps to
avoid common
errors in
reasoning
It is an
effective
technique for
evaluating
argument
All of these D
MCQ In Greek, 'logos' means
_________
Living things correct study distinguish C
MCQ Formal logic is divided
into methodology,
metalogic and
_________
Logic
measurements
Logic
essential
Logic
propositions
Logic proper D
MCQ Logic is important to
other discipline
because
Logic is a part
of mathematics
Logic is
abstract and
this makes it
relevant
other
disciplines
involve
classification
and ordering
of things as
well as
reasoning
and
arguments
Logic has no
practical use
C
MCQ There is no way you
can determine correct
or incorrect reasoning
without constructing
________
Judgements discussions arguments hypotheses C
MCQ The only discipline that
teaches how to
formulate different
types of arguments is
called __________
Epistemology logic Metaphysics physics B

MCQ The act by which the
mind affirms or denies
something of
something else is
called __________
evidence simple
apprehension
judgement argument C
MCQ All of these constitute a
logical process except
intuition judgement simple
apprehension
reasoning and
argument
A
MCQ Logic is the study of
_________
correct and
incorrect
reasoning and
arguments
correct
reasoning and
arguments
alone
Incorrect
reasoning
and
arguments
alone
Incorrect
propositions
alone
A
MCQ ________ are the
components of sense
experience theory
idealists rationalists realists empiricists D
MCQ We ascribe authority to
someone who
________
is not a
specialist in
particular field
of knowledge
whoa has
experience
about a
particular
situation
is a
speciaalist ia
particular
field of
knowledge
reasons well C
MCQ ________ is the theory
which believes that
human beings can
acquire knowledge of
reality by the use of our
minds alone or pure
reason
Rationalism Altruism idealism None A
MCQ ________ is based on
inner, personal
certainty and conviction
Knowledge belief intuition confidence B
MCQ Which of thes is based
on evidence?
Knowledge Opinion belief All of the
above
A
MCQ Which of these is not a
source of knowledge
Reason Authority Revelation
and faith
None of the
above
D
MCQ In what way is
philosophy different
from religion?
In religion, any
known
assumption is
subject to
critical scrutiny
while
philosophy is
purely dogmatic
A philosopher
is always
critical while a
religionist is
not
Philosiphy is
based on
faith while
religion is
based on
knowledge
All of the
above
B
MCQ ________ is the
knowledge obtained by
observation and testing
of facts
Religion technology arts science D

MCQ All of these are
divergences between
philosophy and science
except
The
philosophers
inquiry begins
where the
scientist stops
An average
scientist
seeeks for
explanation
while the
philosopher
basically
seeks for
justification
Both of the
above
Both
philosophy
and science
are motivated
by sheer
curiosity and
the
satisfaction of
having
knowledge
D
MCQ The part of ethics that
deals with the logic and
language of ethical
concept and trms is
reffered to as
__________
Subjective
ethics
Comparative
ethics
Meta-ethics Descriptive
ethics
C
MCQ ________ ethics
prescribe what ought to
be both for humans
descriptive meta-ethics normative superlative C
MCQ Ethics is interested with
_________ questions
ontoligical ontic artic article A
MCQ _________ is a general
study of existence and
reality
meta-ethics metaphysics epistemology astrology B
MCQ Episteme' in Greek
means __________
belief love knowledge truth C
MCQ All except one is not a
branch of philosophy
metaphysics logic epistemology Algebraology D
MCQ All of these gave the
definitions of logic
except ________
Copi Eboussi Nancy Kahane B
MCQ The science of good or
bad reasoning is called
________
logic ethics epistemology metaphysics A
MCQ The branch of
philosophy which deals
with the morality of
human actions in
society is referred to as
________
logic ethics diety morale B
MCQ __________ argument
s are those in which the
premises do not lead to
the conclusion with
certainty
deductive suspective inductive none C
MCQ According to early
Greek philosophers, all
knowledge begins in
________
curiosity experiment principles transition A

MCQ Philosophy was also
called the last science
because _________
we study
philosophy at
the end of other
sciences
in order to
under stand
philosophy, we
must, to some
extent, have
mastered the
other sciences
It is logically
presupported
by every
other
sciences
It met an
established
scientific
knowledge
B
MCQ In Greek, Sophia
means ___________
understanding love wisdom science C
MCQ ________ regarded
philosophy as the first
and the last science
Plato Pythagoras Aristotle Newton C
MCQ The birth and
settlement of social
sciences was hastened
by the works of some of
these philosophers
except _________
Epicurus Malthus Ricardo Marx A
MCQ _________ period can
be considered as the
'take off' of "delivery"
and settlement
16th century 20th century 15 th century 18th century B
MCQ Which of these best
describes the reasons
why philosophy is
regarded as the parent
discipline
Philosophy
depends on all
other field of
study
philosophy
seeks to know
and this is the
basis for all
other
disciplines
Philosophy
broke away
from all other
fields of
study
Philosophy is
concerned
with logic
B
MCQ One of the reasons why
the highest degree in
arts and sciences,
regardless of the
special field of
concentration, still
bears the title of
"Doctor of Philosophy"
is __________
Philosophy is
still seen as a
scientific
discipline
Philosophy is
still seen as a
commercial
discipline
Philosophy is
still seen as a
secondary
discipline
Philosophy is
still seen as
an
encyclopedic
discipline
D
MCQ __________ is the
oldest child of
philosophy
Sorcery Knowledge Science Arts C
MCQ The main purpose of
Ionian philosopher was
to ___________
know experiment hypothesize enchant A
MCQ One of these
philosophers was
credited with the
eclipse of 585 B.C
Anaximenes Thales Anaximander Heraclitus B
MCQ According to academic
philosophers,
philosophy originated
around ___________
late 6th century
A.D
early 5th
cemtury A.D
late 5th
century and
early century
B.C
early 5th and
late 6th
century B.C
C

MCQ All but one of these
statements are true
Philosophy as a
discipline have
a universal
definition
Philosophers
do not agree
with
themselves on
what
philosophy is
To a Layman,
a person's
philosophy is
the sum total
of his
fundamentsal
beliefs and
convictions
There are two
ways to
understand
philosophy
A
MCQ According to academic
philosophers,
philosophy originated
from the ancient
__________
Roman city
state
Spanish city
state
Asian city
state
Greek City
state
D
MCQ Which of these
philosophers defined
philosophy as the "love
of Wisdom"
Thales Mouelle Pythagoras Bodurn C
MCQ Pythagoras was a
__________
Latinian
mysticst
Asian
philosopher
Greek
philosopher
African
mathematician
C
MCQ All of these are African
philosophers except
Pythagoras Marcien Towa Njoh Mouelle Eboussi
Boulaga
A
MCQ Which of these defines
philosophy beginning
from its origin ?
professional
conception
Laymans's
conception
technical
conception
Gregorian
conception
A
MCQ All but one is the
Layman's
understanding of
philosophy
a general view
of life
the love of
wisdom
an attitude
towards a
certain line of
action
sustaining a
position of
argument in a
systematic
logical and
consistent
manner
B
MCQ It is not easy to define
philosophy because of
the __________
flexible nature
of philosophy
dual nature of
philosophy
truthful
nature of
philosophy
complex
nature of
philosophy
D
MCQ Which of these defines
philosophy as a
discipline?
The study of
man and his
living and non
living
thingenviroment
The study of
the culture
and tradition
of people
To wonder
about life and
about the
fundamental
problems of
human
existence
The study of
anything that
has masses
and spaces
C
MCQ Words or expressions
that indicate a premise
or conclusion within an
argument from the
premise is known
as____________
demonstrator locus indicator command C

MCQ The process of
derivation of a
conclusion of an
argument from the
premise is known as
___________
assertion inference validation result B
MCQ The sentence: Africa is
a great continent is a
logical statement
because________
It leads to
conclusion
it does not
contain
premise
indicator
the sentence
can be
asserted and
can be
denied
we can derive
the inference
from the
sentence
C
MCQ All of these are
vocabularies uesd in
logic except_________
statement inference quallocation premise C
MCQ __________ is an
argument that contains
at least three
propositions
premises symbols syllogism argument C
MCQ Which of the these is
not a porponent of
modern logic?
Gottlob Frege John Venn Bertrand
Russell
Aristotle D
MCQ What is the logical
realtion that hold
between this
categorical statement ?
Some leaders are
followers / Some
leaders are not
followers
They are subcontraries
They are
contradictories
They are
contraries
They are
super -
contradictories
A
MCQ Sub - alternations,
contraries anmd sub
contraties are found in
_______________
Modern square
of opposition
Aristotelisn
square of
opposition
Pythagorian
square of
opposition
gregorian
square of
opposition
B
MCQ In logic, two
propositions /
statements are
contraries if
they can both
be true and
they can both
be false
they cannot
boht be false
but they can
both be true
they cannot
boht be true
but they can
boht be false
none of these C
MCQ The two types of logic
we have are
__________ and
_____________
Aristotelian
logic modern
logic
pythagorian
logic
traditional
logic
Gregarian
logic anmd
classical
logic
socratic logic
modern logic
A
MCQ What is the symbol of
syllogism in question
18
first figure second figure Third figure Fourth figure B
MCQ All Sadists are mean All
art critics are mean .
So, allort critics are
sadists . What is the
mood of the above
syllogism?
AOA AAA AIA AOO B

MCQ In any standard
categorical syllogism,
the figure is specified
by thje position of the
_____________
major term middle term minor term vague term B





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Re: NOUN EExams: GST203 - Logic And Philosophy, Past Questions

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MCQ The logical form of a
categirical syllogism is
determined by its
_______________
standard form disposition mood and
figure
general verdict C
MCQ We can say thaat a
categorical syllogism is
in standard form only
and only if all of the
folllowing conditions
are met except ?
The first
prremise
contain the
major term
The first
premise
contian the
minor term
The second
premise
contai n the
minor term
The
conclusion is
stated last
B
MCQ The middle term of a
categorical syllogism is
the _____________
subject term of
the conclusion
term that
occurs once in
each premise
predicate
term of the
conclusion
predicate term
of the
proposition
B
MCQ All of these are
important for evaluating
categorical syllogisms
except ?
disposition Mood standard
form
figure A
MCQ In the proposition " All
policemen take bribes "
, the adjective 'All' is
called a
_____________
rectifier modifier quantifier subject C
MCQ " Bride price should not
be abolished ". What
type of categoriacl
proposition is this ?
Particular
affirmative
proposition
Particular
negative
proposition
universal
affirmative
proposition
universal
negative
proposition
D
MCQ The statement " Human
beings are mammals "
is an example of
____________
Particular
affirmative
proposition
universal
affirmative
proposition
Particular
negative
proposition
universal
negative
proposition
B
MCQ In truth table
analysis_________ is
false in the situation in
which the antecedent is
true and the
consequent is false
disjunction material biconditional
material
conditional
conjunction C
MCQ __________________
is a statement that can
both be denied or
asserted
argument premise conclusion proposition D
MCQ The golden rule when
dealing with disjunction
in truth table is that
_____________
a disjuction is
false if both its
disjunct are
false, otherwise
it is true
a disjuction is
true if both its
disjuncts are
false
A disjunction
is false if
both its
disjuncts are
true
whatever the
state of
disluncts, the
outcome will
be true
C

MCQ All the following can be
asserted when treating
disjunction in a truth
table except
__________
TT = T FF = T TF = T FT = T B
MCQ "Time is the greatest
container into which we
pour our lives". The
defect of this definition
is
The definition is
figurative
The definition
is circular
The definition
is negative
The definiton
is tooo wide
A
MCQ The statement after
"and" in logic symbol
stands for
____________
second conjuct first disjunct second
disjunct
first conjunct A
MCQ In logic symbol before
the word "or" is called
______________
first conjunct second
disjunct
first disjunct second
conjunct
C
MCQ In the definition by
Genus and difference,
the word " definiendum
" stands for the
__________________
word being
defined
word or words
that do the
defining
Word that
give the ideal
meaning
All of the
above
A
MCQ Which of these
definitions is one of the
best way to reduce
ambiguity or vagueness
?
ideal definitions Definition by
genius and
difference
Definition by
class
Stipulative
definiton
B
MCQ When a writer or a
speaker gives a word a
new meaning or
introduces a new word
into the language , this
definition is called
___________________
Real definition Defintion by
genius and
difference
Definition by
species
Stipulative
definiton
D
MCQ The proposition: All
men are mortal.
Socrates is a man.
Therefore Socrates is a
mortal. This is an
example of _______
indicative
syllogism
declarative
syllogism
cartegorical
syllogism
equivocal
syllogism
C
MCQ When a fallacy arises
as a result of lack of
conformity with a type
of valid argument, we
say it is _________
Informal purely logical semi-logical heretic B
MCQ An error in reasoning
that tends to be
psychologically
persuasive is called a
__________
fallacy heresy hear-say fanatic A

MCQ Practically, before the
period of L.A.D,
________ is used to
communicate
visuals sound speech symbols B
MCQ The true meaning of a
symbol "double arrow"
in logic is
_____________
dysfunction disjunction bi-conditional conditional B
MCQ L.A.D means ________
in Chomsky's structural
Analysis of the
Universals of Syntax
Learning At
Distant places
Learning
Automated
Directories
Language
Automated
Device
Language
Acquisition
Device
D
MCQ Which of these is a
forerunner in the
revolution of language
in recent times?
Austin J.L Halliday M.A.K Chomsky Otakpor. N C
MCQ Which function of
language is used to
evoke or propagate
feelings or attitudes in
human beings.
____________
Expressive Commisive Emotive Multiple C
MCQ The symbol named
"dot" in logic symbol
stands for
____________
conditional conjuction bi-conditional negation B
MCQ All boys are dressed in
trousers. Some girls
are dressed in trousers.
Therefore some girls
are boys. The above
argument is said to be
a/an ________
sound
argument
unsound
argument
invalid
argument
weak
argument
C
MCQ All Nigerians are
Africans. All Africans
are whites. Therefore
all Nigerians are
whites. In the above,
the argument is said to
be
sound
argument
unsound
argument
invalid
argument
strong
argument
B
MCQ An argument is said to
be ________ when all
the premises are all
true while the
conclusion is false
sound unsound valid invalid D
MCQ The words 'sound' or
'unsound' are only used
to qualify _________
arguments
invalid
arguments
valid
arguments
valid
arguments
semi-valid
(inductive)
arguments
B

MCQ The term major, middle
and minor are used to
describe ___________
cartegorical
syllogism
declarative
syllogism
indicative
syllogism
situational
syllogism
A
MCQ When symbolising in
logic, the symbol
named "title" simply
refers to
____________
negation bi-conditional conditional conjunction A
MCQ Which of these is one
of the most appropriate
way of proving an
argument is valid or
invalid ?
Venn digaram modern
squrae of
opposition
tradiitional
squrae of
oppostion
truth values
analysis
D
MCQ ( A→B ) v (C v B) .
Dtermine the truth
value
true false indifferent none A
MCQ " either Barack Obama
or Hilary Clinton was a
Democrat ( or both
were ) ", true or false
True false indiffferent none A
MCQ What is the true value
of this compound
statement ' B→D' if B is
true and D is false?
True False Indifferent none B
MCQ All of these are types of
logical compound
statment except ?
interjunction conjunctionj disjunction material
conditional
A
MCQ In the definition by
Genus and difference,
the word " definiendum
" stands for the
__________________
word being
defined
word or words
that do the
defining
Word that
give the ideal
meaning
All of the
above
A
MCQ Which of these is
incorrect ?
A conjunction is
true if both its
conjunctions
are true
otherwise , it is
false
A negation
has the
opposite truth
value of the
statement
negated
A disjunction
is false if
both its
disjuncts are
false ,
otherwise it is
true
The material
conditional is
said to be
false when the
antecedent is
false and the
consequent is
true ,
otherwise it is
true
D
MCQ In a logical staement ,
the symbol '→' can also
be replaced by the
symbol ____________
v ˄ . 􀀀 D
MCQ Which of these is a
constant in any logical
statement ?
p q . r C

MCQ If B represents the
statement " David killed
the bear " and Q
represents the
statement " Sodiq is a
moralist" The the
conjunction of these
two statement is
B V Q B . Q B → Q B ↔Q B
MCQ Technically in logic, a
grammatically correct
symbolic expression is
called a
___________________
correctsymbolic
statement
(CSS)
Accurateforemd
statement
(AFS)
Accurateformed
formula
(AFF)
Well-formed
formula (WFF)
D
MCQ The symbol ' double
arrow ' implies which of
these ?
If - then contecedent consequent first conjunct C
MCQ An argument or a
syllogism with an
unstated premise or
unstated conclusion is
called
______________
Enthymeme Eutymoly Enthymenus Sorite A




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