Quantitative Skills & Reason
Quantitative Skills & Reason MATH 1001
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Math 1001 Stephanie Gardner Review for Test 1 1A 1B 1C 1D 1E 1A 1 Which of the following best describes an argument based on the idea that since one event came before another that the first event caused the second event a Appeal to ignorance b False cause c Straw man d Appeal to popularity 2 Which of the following describes a conclusion which is drawn from an inadequate number of cases or causes that have not been sufficiently analyzed a Limited choice b Diversion red herring c Hasty generalization d Circular reasoning 3 A television commercial shows two people who fall in love while wearing a certain brand of blue jeans This is an example of which of the following fallacies a Hasty generalization b Appeal to ignorance c Limited choice d Appeal to emotion 4 After getting new dishes I started to sneeze 1 must be allergic to the new dishes This argument is an example of which of the following fallacies a Hasty generalization b False cause c Personal attack ad hominem d Circular reasoning 5 Which argument is an appeal to ignorance a Since Paul is not at work he must be at the hardware store b Four eye doctors in town all recommend Kleer contact lenses Therefore all eye doctors recommend Kleer contact lenses c We have never been able to communicate with beings from another planet Therefore the Earth is the only planet with intelligent life d Buy this stereo system 7 it s the most popular brand 6 Which of the following is not a proposition a Jeremy has green eyes b What color are your eyes c My eyes are not brown d 15 7 12 18 7 Which of the following is logically equivalent to its conditional a Inverse b Contrapositive c Negation d Converse 8 Emily has brown eyes Which of the following is the negation of this proposition a Jason has brown eyes b Emily has green eyes c Emily does not have brown eyes d Emily does not have green eyes 9 You are searching for the book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Which of the following key word search combinations would not have your book on its search list a Little and Women and Alcott b Women and Alcott and Bronte c Little or Women and Alcott or Bronte d Little and Women or Alcott and Bronte 10 Which statement is logically equivalent to ifp then q a p and not q b not p and q c not p or q d p or not q 111Which of the following sets are not disjoint a Reptiles amp mammals b Cats amp dogs c Men amp women d Words amp verbs 12 Which of the following sets would be represented by a circle drawn inside another circle on a Venn diagram a Doctors amp women b negative numbers amp integers c Dogs amp mammals d Lawyers amp men 13 In a Venn diagram overlapping circles indicate a Sets that potentially share common members b Disjoint sets c Sets of numbers d Subsets Use the following Venn diagram which describes the desserts people ordered at a party to answer questions 14 amp 15 Desserts 14 How many people ordered ice cream 15 How many people ordered cake and ice cream a 7 b 9 c 21 d 36 a 9 b 15 c 24 d 36 16 Which of the following is a valid argument a Bank robbers are in jail b Some criminals go to jail c All burglars are in jail d Some bank robbers are in jail Extortionists are in jail Burgla s go to jail Ernie is a burglar Burt is a bank robber Burglars are in jail Burglars are criminals Ernie is in jail Burt is in jail All criminals are in jail 17 1f dinosaurs live in trees then dinosaurs eat berries Dinosaurs do not live in trees Dinosaurs do not eat berries This invalid argument is an example of which of the following a Affirming the hypothesis b Denying the hypothesis c Affirming the conclusion d Denying the conclusion 18 If you were not born yesterday then you are not a baby Alana is a baby Alana was born yesterday 1f Alana is a 3 week old baby which of the following describes this argument a Valid and sound b Valid and not sound c Not valid and sound d Not valid and not sound 19 Premise All US Presidents have been men Premise George Washington was a man Conclusion George Washington was a US President This invalid argument is an example of which of the following a Affirming the hypothesis b Denying the hypothesis c Affirming the conclusion d Denying the conclusion 20 Premise If an animal is a horse then it is a mammal Premise Clydesdales are horses Conclusion Clydesdales are mammals Which of the following describes this argument a Valid and sound b Valid and not sound c Not valid and sound d Not valid and not sound 1E Bonus We should not vote for the incumbent because he has already been in office for three consecutive terms Which of the following is not a possible hidden assumption for this argument a We should never vote for an incumbent b The incumbent has already been in office three terms c Four terms is too many d We should vote for the underdog
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