## Deductive-Reasoning

 Question 1
When the conclusion of an argument follows from its premise/premises conclusively, the argument is called
 A Circular argument B Inductive argument C Deductive argument D Analogical argument
Logical-Reasoning       Deductive-Reasoning       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 1 Explanation:
Deductive arguments follows the premise/ premises conclusively and these premises are true then the conclusion must also be true.
 Question 2
A deductive argument can not be valid :
 A If its premise / premises is/are true and its conclusion is true. B If its premise / premises is /are true and its conclusion is false. C If its premise / premises is/are false and its conclusion is false. D If its premise / premises is / are false and its conclusion is true.
Logical-Reasoning       Deductive-Reasoning       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 2 Explanation:
Deductive argument is not valid when premises true and the conclusion is false.
Ans:- Option B
 Question 3
Which one among the following is not a characteristic of a deductive type of argument?
 A The conclusion follows from the premise/premises necessarily. B The argument admits degree of complexity. C The argument provides us knowledge about matters of fact. D The argument must be either valid or invalid.
Logical-Reasoning       Deductive-Reasoning       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 3 Explanation:
A deductive argument is an argument that is intended by the arguer to be deductively valid that is to provide a guarantee of the truth of the conclusion provided that the argument's premises are true.
 Question 4
Select the code which states the condition of an invalid deductive argument:
 A All the premises are true but the conclusion is false. B Some of the premises are true but the conclusion is false. C All the premises are false and the conclusion is also false. D All the premises are true and the conclusion is also true.
Logical-Reasoning       Deductive-Reasoning       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
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