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exercise-multiplechoice-2 - LRP McCrossin Exercise 2(Answer...

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LRP / McCrossin / Exercise 2 (Answer sheet at: http://rci.rutgers.edu/~tripmcc/phil/answersheet.doc ) 1. Please choose the option or options not true. a. Intermediate conclusions are supported by reasons b. Hypothetical sentences contain a reason for conclusion c. Intermediate conclusions are an explicit assumption d. Options b and c are both not true 2. Please choose the option or options true of an intermediate conclusion. a. It is what joint reasoning may lead to. b. It is what independent reasoning may lead to. c. It indicates chain reasoning d. It is an implicit assumption. e. It is part of the context of an argument 3. Please choose the option or options true of side-by-side reasoning. a. It is joint reasoning b. It is independent reasoning c. It can be involved in chain reasoning d. It can joint or independent reasoning 4. Please choose the option or options true of “if A, then B.” a. It is an imperative b. It is an interrogative c. It is an hypothetical d. It is a conclusion e. It may be either a reason or a conclusion 5. Please choose the option or options most likely to describe a conclusion. a. I love to eat chocolate, long walks on the beach, and grasshoppers. b. My mom should be president of the United States. c. We are waking up at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. d. Explosion!! 6. Please choose the option or options true of reasoning that includes multiple reasons for one conclusion. a. It involves side-by-side reasoning b. It may involve joint reasoning c. It may involve chain reasoning d. It may involve independent reasoning 7. Please choose the option or options true of the following. “If I go for a run, I will feel sweaty. However, I hate feeling sweaty, so I will not go for a run.” In this argument, what structure of reasoning is involved? a. It involves side-by-side independent reasoning and no chain reasoning b. It involves side-by-side independent reasoning and chain reasoning c. It involves side-by-side joint reasoning and chain reasoning d. It involves side-by-side joint reasoning and no chain reasoning e. Chain reasoning and no side-by-side reasoning 8. Please choose the option or options not true of a hypothetical statement. a. It can be a reason b. It should not be broken up when analyzing the structure of reasoning of the argument. c. It can be a conclusion d. It contains a reason for a conclusion. e. It is a statement that makes up the whole of a sentence. 9. Please choose the option or options that describe best the following: (X) “The Jets are better off trading their quarter back for the young running back this season; (Y) “The reason why Jack kissed Sam is because he clearly felt sorry for her; (Z) “My mom came to the United States because she wanted a better future.” a. X is an explanation; Y and Z are arguments
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2 / LRP / Exercise 2 / McCrossin b. X and Z are explanations; Y is an argument c. X and Y are arguments; Z is an explanation d. They are all arguments e. They are all explanations 10. Please choose the option or options true of the following: (X) “Being a Student is a necessary condition for
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