The Power of Critical Thinking, Third Canadian Edition: Chapter 6

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) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) subject term - predicate term
b) quantifier - subject term - predicate term
c) subject term - copula - predicate term
d) quantifier - subject term - copula - predicate term

Question 13:


a) "Some politicians are crooks"
b) "All politicians are crooks"
c) "All crooks are politicians"
d) "Some politicians are not crooks"

Question 14:


a) "No Chevrolets are birds"
b) "No birds are Chevrolets"
c) "Some Chevrolets are birds"
d) "Some Chevrolets are not birds"

Question 15:


a) All S are P
b) Some S are not P
c) No S are P
d) Some S are P

Question 16:


a) No S are P
b) Some S are not P
c) All S are not P
d) All S are P

Question 17:


a) a subject and a predicate term
b) a positive and a negative term
c) a universal quantity
d) an affirmative quality

Question 18:


a) other statements
b) complex assertions
c) classes of things
d) classes of assertions

Question 19:


a) All S are P
b) Some S are P
c) Some S are not P
d) No S are P

Question 20:


a) Some S are P
b) All S are P
c) Some S are not P
d) No S are P

Question 21:


a) “No cats are dogs”
b) “Some citizens are non-residents”
c) “All giraffes are animals”
d) “Some dogs are not Dalmatians”

Question 22:


a) “Some regular visitors are not members”
b) “All members are regular visitors”
c) “No members are regular visitors”
d) “Some members are regular visitors”

Question 23:


a) “All diplomats are ambassadors”
b) “Some ambassadors are diplomats”
c) “All ambassadors are diplomats”
d) “No ambassadors are diplomats”

Question 24:


a) “All Xs are Ys. All Ys are Zs. So, All Xs are Zs”
b) “Some Ys are Xs. No Zs are Ys. So, Some Xs are not Zs”
c) “All As are Bs. All Cs are Bs. So, All As are Cs”
d) None of the above are invalid.