Categorical statements make simple assertions about...
a. Other statements
b. Complex assertions
c. Classes of things
d. Classes of assertions
Each categorical statement has...
a. A subject term and a predicate term
b. A positive term and a negative term
c. A universal quantity
d. An affirmative quality
An A-statement has the form...
a. No S are P.
b. Some S are not P
c. All S are not P.
d. All S are P.
An O-statement has the form...
a. All S are P.
b. Some S are not P.
c. No S are P.
d. Some S are P.
The basic pattern of standard-form statements is...
a. Subject Term…Predicate Term
b. Quantifier…Subject Term…Predicate Term
c. Subject Term…Copula…Predicate Term
d. Quantifier…Subject Term…Copula…Predicate Term
The proper translation of “Only politicians are crooks” is...
a. Some politicians are crooks.
b. All politicians are crooks.
c. All crooks are politicians.
d. Some politicians are not crooks.
The proper translation of “Chevrolets are not birds” is...
a. No Chevrolets are birds.
b. No birds are Chevrolets.
c. Some Chevrolets are birds.
d. Some Chevrolets are not birds.
The four standard forms of categorical statements are…
a. All S are P; Some S are P; Some S are not P; All S are S
b. All S are P; Some S are P; All S are not P; Some S are not P
c. All S are P; No S are not P; No S are P; All P are S
d. All S are P; Some S are P; Some S are not P; No S are P
A universal affirmative statement is designated by the letter…
A universal negative statement is designated by the letter …
A particular negative statement is designated by the letter…
In an A-statement, the words only and only if precede the…
a. Subject term
b. Negative term
c. Quantifier term
d. Predicate term