6.2b
Symbolization into Strict Categorical Form

Multiple Choice: Click on the correct answer and the page will jump forward to the next problem. For symbolizations, the interpretation of category terms should be clear from the choice of upper case letters.

1. For "Some whales live in Ohio" (after being put into strict categorical form) the predicate would be...
a. Whales b. Ohio c. Lives in Ohio d. Creature living in Ohio

2. For "Some whales live in Ohio" the subject is...
a. Whales b. Ohio c. Lives in Ohio d. is a creature living in Ohio

3. For "Some whales live in Ohio" the categorical form for symbolization is
a. Universal b. Negative c. Existential

4. "Every whale is a sea creature" may be symbolized in strict categorical form as
a. All S are W. b. All W are S. c. No S are W. d. Some W are S.

5. "No whale is a sea creature" may be symbolized in strict categorical form as
a. All S are W. b. No W are S. c. No S are W. d. Some W are S.

6. "Some whale is a sea creature" may be symbolized in strict categorical form as
a. All S are W. b. No W are S. c. No S are W. d. Some W are S.

7. "Each whale is a mammal" is of which form?
a. Universal b. Negative c. Existential

8. "A whale is a mammal" is of which form?
a. Universal b. Negative c. Existential

9. "A whale lives in Ohio" is of which form?
a. Universal b. Negative c. Existential

10. "None of the people I know likes sushi" is of which form?
a. Universal b. Negative c. Existential

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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