Logical Reasoning-Based on Arguments (CBSE-NET (UGC) Paper-I): Questions 14 - 18 of 20

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Question number: 14

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If two propositions are connected in such a way that they cannot both be false although they may both be true, then their relationship is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Contradictory

b.

Contrary

c.

Sub-contrary

d.

Sub-alternation

Question number: 15

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Which one among the following is not a characteristic of a deductive type of argument?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The argument admits degree of complexity.

b.

The argument must be either valid or invalid.

c.

The conclusion follows from the premise/premises necessarily.

d.

The argument provides us knowledge about matters of fact.

Question number: 16

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Select the code, which is not correct:

An analogical argument is strengthened by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Increasing the number of entities.

b.

Increasing the number of similar respects.

c.

Making the conclusion stronger when premises remain unchanged.

d.

Reducing the claim made earlier stronger.

Question number: 17

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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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 fins. What type of argument it is? (January)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Analogical

b.

Biological

c.

Hypothetical

d.

Physiological

Question number: 18

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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It is Truism to say that no one was there when life first appeared on earth. Any assertion about life’s origin thus, should be treated as a theory.

The above two statements constitute: (November)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

An argument

b.

A historical explanation

c.

A narrative

d.

A conjecture

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