Defining Terms Quiz I - Author Name: Moore Site Name:...

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Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical Thinking Chapter: Chapter 2 Quiz: Ambiguous Claims Quiz I Student Name: Brett Grumm Student eMail Address: bgrumm@email.phoenix.edu Section ID: Results Reporter Out of 11 questions, you answered 10 correctly with a final grade of 91% 10 correct (91%) 1 incorrect (9%) 0 unanswered (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a . Identify the ambiguity in these examples. 1 CORRECT "A claim whose ambiguity is due to the ambiguity of a particular word or phrase."
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A)Grouping ambiguity B)Semantic ambiguity. C)Syntactic ambiguity. D)No ambiguity Feedback: Semantics has to do with the meanings of words, therefore, when the meaning is in question, the ambiguity is semantic. 2 CORRECT "A claim whose ambiguity is due to a problem with its structure." A)Semantic ambiguity. B)Syntactic ambiguity. C)Grouping ambiguity. D)No ambiguity Feedback: Syntax has to do with the structure of the sentence, not the content. Some structures allow for one part of the sentence to refer to more than one possible subject. For example, "She saw the person with binoculars" could mean "She saw (the person
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