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PRACTICE TEST one 26 Sept 2011 PHIL 102 A. Ten multiple choice -- 5 marks each 1. Statements should be believed when… a. Most other people believe them b. They are backed by good reasons c. They are vague d. They are supported by strong feelings 2. This sentence—“Going to war in Iraq was a mistake”—is an example of… a. An argument b. An argument with an implied premise c. A premise backed by reasons d. A statement 3. A set of fundamental ideas that helps us make sense of a wide range of important issues in life is known as a(n)… a. Prejudice b. Duty c. Inference d. Worldview 4. A deductive argument is intended to provide… a. Probable support for its conclusion b. Persuasive support for its conclusion c. Logically conclusive support for its conclusion d. Tentative support for its conclusion 5. An inductive argument is intended to provide… a. Valid support for its conclusion b. Probable support for its conclusion c. Weak support for its conclusion d. Truth-preserving support for its conclusion 1
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6. A deductively valid argument that has true premises is said to be…
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course PHIL 102 taught by Professor Rug during the Fall '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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