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Question 850

Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is a correct statement in the light of truth and validity?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Truth and falsity are attributed to the arguments while validity and invalidity are attributed to the propositions.

b.

The validity of an argument does guarantee the truth of its conclusion.

c.

The truth or falsity of an argument՚s conclusion does by itself determine the validity or invalidity of that argument.

d.

The truth or falsity of an argument՚s conclusion does not by itself determine the validity or invalidity of that argument and the fact that an argument is valid does not guarantee the truth of its conclusion.

Question 851

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following sets;

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

Argumentation becomes a closed system in

(i)

Argument

(B)

The verbal expression of a judgement is called

(ii)

Induction

(C)

Conclusion cannot advance beyond the scope of premisses.

(iii)

Term

(D)

The verbal expression of reasoning is called

(iv)

Proposition

(E)

The verbal expression of a word is called

(v)

Deduction

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
  • (E)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (v)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (v)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (v)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (v)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

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