QUESTION AND ANSWER TO GST203: TMA3 PHILOSHOPHY AND LOGIC

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Question 1: “It shall be well with you,” the pastor thundered to the congregation. ___ Function of language is at play here

A.  Declarative function
B.  Emotive function
C.  Blessing function
D.  Deductive function

Answer to question 1 is A.  Declarative function

Question 2: The type of argument that proceeds from particular to the general is called __

A.  Inductive argument
B.  Voluntary argument
C.  Syllogistic
D.  Deductive argument

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Answer to question 2 is A.  Inductive argument

Question 3 : All Nigerians are rich; Dr Eric Omazu is a Nigerian; Therefore, Dr Eric Omazu is rich

A.  All Nigerians are rich
B. Therefore, Dr Eric Omazu is rich
C.  Dr Eric Omazu is a Nigerian
D.  I do not know whether Dr Eric Omazu is rich or not

Answer to question 3 is B. Therefore, Dr Eric Omazu is rich

Question 4: An argument that contains three propositions is called___

A.  Conclusion
B.  Induction
C.  Premises
D.  Syllogism

Answer to question 4 is D.  Syllogism

Question 5: “The NOUN vice-chancellor is good” The predicate term of the proposition is ___

A.  Unknown
B.  NOUN
C.  Vice-chancellor
D.  Good

Answer to question 5 is D. Good

Question 6: __ is not a conclusion indicator

A.  Therefore
B.  For the reason that
C.  Since
D.  Because

Answer to question 6 is D.  Because

Question 7: Evidence for holding a conclusion is called ___

A.  Truth table
B.  Inferred parts
C.  Premise
D.  Justification

Answer to question is C.  Premise

Question 8: ____ is a function of language

A.  Echoistic function
B.  Normative function
C.  Literary function
D.  Expressive function

Answer to question 8 is D.  EXPRESSIVE FUNCTION

Question 9: ___ is not among Haliday’s function of language

A.  Imaginative
B.  Heuristic
C.  Commissive
D.  Regulatory

Answer to question 9 is C.  Commissive

Question 10: The fallacy that misrepresents a fact, and then goes ahead to attack that misrepresentation is called ___ fallacy

A.  Bandwagon
B.  Ad hominem
C.  Accusatory
D.  Straw man

Answer to question 10 is B.  Ad hominem

Question 11: “If you see any lecturer supporting the current administration, that person has been paid heavily.” This is an example of ___ fallacy

A.  Straw man
B.  Accusatory
C.  Bandwagon
D.  Ad hominem

Answer to question 11 is D.  Ad hominem

Question 12: __ is not a logical sentence

A.  Shut up
B.  You are stupid
C.  Mr Amos is a drunkard
D.  My father is good

Answer to question 12 is B. You are stupid

Question 13: Jamiu raised the veil that covered the face of his new bride, “I will be with you till the end of my life.” ___ is the function of language expressed here

A.  commissive function
B.  Informative function
C.  Expressive function
D.  directive function

Answer to question 13 is A.  commissive function

Question 14: If you have ever heard of the book; “How to do things with words”, kindly identify ___ as the author

A. Wole Soyinka
B.  J. L. Austin
C.  Socrates
D.  Nelson Mandela

Answer to question 14 is B.  J. L. Austin

Question 15: ___ is the middle term of the following syllogism: All Kanuris live in the North East. Galadima is a Kanuri. Therefore, Galadima lives in the North East

A.  North East
B.  Lives
C.  Galadima
D.  Kanuri

Answer to question 15 is D.  Kanuri

Question 16 : All students cheat in exams; I am a student; Therefore, I cheat in exams __is the major premise of this statement

A.  I have never cheated in my exams
B.  All students cheat in exams
C.  Therefore, I cheat in exams
D.  I am a student

Answer to question 16 is B.  All students cheat in exams

Question 17: “I am writing my TMA 3 of GST203.” ___ Function of language is expressed here

A.  Informative function
B.  Directive function
C.  Expressive function
D.  commissive function

Answer to question 17 is A.  Informative function

Question 18: Errors in reasoning are called ___

A.  Irrationality
B.  Fallacies
C.  Mindset
D.  Aberration

Answer to question 18 is B.  Fallacies

Question 19: The abbreviation, L. A. D. means ____

A.  Logic and Development
B.  Legal Advancement Digital
C.  Linguistic Advancement Conference
D.  Language Acquisition Device

Answer to question 19 is D.  Language Acquisition Device

Question 20: In informal fallacies___ does not render an argument fallacious

A.  Emotions are appeal to
B.  Argument lacks structure
C.  Arguments are not about the thesis under consideration
D.  At least one premise is false

Answer to question 20 is D.  At least one premise is false

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The sole purpose of language under directive function is to produce ____

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i need tma 3 answer to gst 203