6.2c
More Symbolizations into Categorical Form

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Here you are to answer by giving an English statement of strict categorical form: Standard quantifier ("All", "Some", or "No"), subject term (noun phrase rather than adjective), copula (conjugation of the verb "to be" or "are not"), and predicate term (noun phrase rather than adjective).

1. All skiers love the mountains.
a. If you ski, then you love the mountains. b. If you don't love the mountains, you're not a skier. c. All skiers are people who love the mountains. d. Everyone who skis loves the mountains.

2. The sequoia is a beautiful tree.
a. No tree is a sequoia. b. All beautiful trees are sequoias. c. Some tree is a beautiful sequoia. d. All sequoias are beautiful trees.

3. Sequoias within the park are the biggest trees in the world.
a. All sequoias within the park are the biggest trees in the world. b. Some sequoias within the park are the biggest trees in the world. c. No trees within the park are the biggest trees in the world. d. No trees within the park are not the biggest trees in the world.

4. A tomato is not a vegetable.
a. Some tomatoes are not vegetables. b. All tomatoes are vegetables. c. No tomatoes are vegetables. d. none of the above

5. A tomato is ripening on my porch.
a. Some tomatoes are things ripening on my porch. b. All tomatoes are things ripening on my porch. c. No tomatoes are things ripening on my porch. d. none of the above

6. Lovers are not content when apart.
a. All lovers are couples who are content when together. b. No lovers are couples content when apart. c. Some lovers are couples content when apart. d. none of the above

7. Whenever we see Sam we go swimming.
a. All times we see Sam are times we go swimming. b. No times we see Sam are times we don't go swimming. c. All times we don't go swimming are times we don't see Sam. d. All of the above.

8. We never loose.
a. Some times when we play are times when we win. b. All times when we play are times when we win. c. No times when we play are times when we loose. d. All times when we play are times when we loose.

9. If we play we win.
a. Every time we play we win. b. When we play we win. c. All times we play are times we win. d. Whenever we play, we win.

10. Only losers cry.
a. All losers are people who cry. b. All who cry are people who lose. c. No people who cry are people who lose. d. none of the above.

11. The only winners are from Canada.
a. All winners are from Canada. b. No winners are from Canada. c. Some winners are from Canada. d. Some winners are not from Canada.

12. We always win unless the other team is better.
a. All times when the other team is not better are times we win. b. All times we win are times the other team is not better. c. No times when the other team is better are times we win. d. all of the above

13. Bread is healthy if it is whole grain.
a. All healthy bread is whole grain bread. b. All whole grain bread is healthy bread. c. No healthy bread is whole grain bread. d. Some healthy bread is whole grain bread.

14. All that glitters is not gold.
a. Some things that glitter are not gold. b. No things that glitter are gold. c. All of the above (it's ambiguous). d. None of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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