The Power of Critical Thinking, Second Canadian Edition: Chapter 06

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) True
b) False

Question 2:


a) True
b) False

Question 3:


a) True
b) False

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) True
b) False

Question 6:


a) True
b) False

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) using rhetoric.
b) making false statements.
c) ignoring the person.
d) criticizing the person who makes it.

Question 9:


a) false.
b) negated.
c) true.
d) both true and false.

Question 10:


a) predicate.
b) consequent.
c) subject.
d) disjunct.

Question 11:


a) T, T, F, F
b) F, F, T, T
c) T, F, T, F
d) T, F, F, F

Question 12:


a) show that all the statements of the argument are true.
b) prove invalidity in the most efficient way.
c) prove validity in the most efficient way.
d) prove that the conclusion is false.