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## The Power of Logic 5th Edition by Howard-Snyder – Test Bank

**Chapter 6**

Student: ___________________________________________________________________________

- The predicate term of the conclusion in a standard form categorical syllogism is called the A. major premise.

B. minor term.

C. middle premise.D. major term. - Which of the following is not required in order for a categorical syllogism to be in standard form? A. The premises and the conclusion are true.

B. The first premise contains the major term.

C. The second premise contains the minor term.D. The conclusion is stated last. - The mood of a standard-form categorical syllogism whose major premise is universal affirmative, minor premise is particular affirmative, and conclusion is particular affirmative would be

A. IAI.

B. IIA.C. AII. D. III. - The figure of a standard-form categorical syllogism whose middle term is the subject term of the major premise and subject term of the minor premise would be

A. 1.

B. 2.C. 3. D. 4. - The form of a categorical syllogism is completely specified by A. its mood.B. its figure and mood.

C. its figure.

D. its mood, figure, and validity. - Which of the following categorical syllogisms is in standard form?

A.

B.

C.

D.

All dogs are mammals. Cats are not dogs.

So, no cats are mammals. All dogs are mammals. No fish are mammals.

So, no dogs are fish. Some mammals are small. No whales are small.

So, no whales are mammals. No whales are mammals.

Some whales are fish.

So, some fish are not mammals.

7. Identify the mood and figure of this standard-form categorical syllogism:

Some turncoats are not confederate soldiers. No confederate soldiers are abolitionists. So, some turncoats are abolitionists.

A. OEI-4

B. OEI-1 C. IEO-1 D. IAO-4

8. Identify the mood and figure of this standard-form categorical syllogism:

All excellent teachers are people who care about students.

All University 101 instructors are people who care about students. So, all University 101 instructors are excellent teachers.

A. AAA-3

B. AAA-2

C. EEE-2

D. EEE-3

- The Venn A.B.
C.

D.

- The Venn A.B.
C.

D.

- The Venn A.B.
C.

D.

diagram representation of “All sailors are pirates” is which of the following?

diagram representation of “No sailors are pirates” is which of the following?

diagram representation of “Some sailors are pirates” is which of the following?

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