The suspect was found at the scene of the crime covered in glitter while still holding a paintbrush soaked in blue paint, we also have a credible eye witness that claims they watched the toddler write her name all over the pre-school wall in blue paint and glitter. ACH of these facts leads me to conclude that the suspect is guilty… Although adorable. Question: What kind of argument is this? Hint: You can use “tests” in some case if you are having difficulty deciding between certain options. Select one: a. Divergent argument b. Convergent argument c. Serial argument d. Linked argument Question 6 Skill 5 Validity, truth, and soundness Everything that lives in water is a fish, whales live in water, therefore whales are fish. Question: What is the most we can accurately say about this argument? Select one: a. It is not valid but true, therefore is not sound . It is valid and true, therefore it is sound c. T is valid but not true, therefore it is not sound therefore it is not sound Question 7 Skill (paying attention in class) d. It is not valid and not true, Question: How is a Bi-conditional different from a conditional? Hint: Look at the lecture notes attached to the forum post in model under Lecture one specifically page 2. Select one: a. A Bi-conditional may have a true antecedent and a false consequent while still being true overall. B. The consequent in a Bi-conditional is only true(if and only if) if he antecedent is also true, if the antecedent is false then so is the consequent.

The Bi-conditional suggests two separate premise that both independently support a conclusion d. You can fly a Bi-conditional with the proper license. Question 8 Skill 6 Argument structure Since the only two ways to pass this online quiz without cheating are to either (l)study, or (2)be lucky on the day. The fact that you (3)passed and (1 negated)did not study meaner that you got lucky on the day. Question: Which of the following structures most closely fits the argument? Hint: the Observational is not the same as he conditional. Select one: a. F and only if (1) and (2) then (3), (1) is not true, (3) is true, therefore (2) must be true b. If (1) or (2) then (3), (1) is not true, (3) is true, therefore (2) must be true c. If and only if (1) or (2) then (3), (1) is true, (3) is not true, therefore (2) must not be true d. If and only if (1) or (2) then (3), (1) is not true, (3) is true, therefore (2) must be true Question 9 Consider the following premise and the missing conclusion: (1) Reading is a required skill (2) If the applicant does not have all the required skills they will not get the Job (3)

The applicant can not read (Conclusion)??? Question: Pick the deductively valid conclusion given the principle of charity. Select one: a. The applicant could get the Job. B. The applicant will not get the Job. C. The position will remain vacant. D. The applicant should learn to read then they will get the Job. Question 10 (1)’ have no time to do my assignment! (2)The dog needs watering, (3)the plants need to be taken for a run! On top of all that, (4)’ never sleep because the Narwhal Bacon’s at Midnight! (5)elf I do not get these assignments done my lecturer will fail me. )’ am going to fail. Question: Which of the following is the best reconstruction of the argument? Hint: The argument need not be true, try to ignore the bits that make you question my/your/our sanity, but the structure is important. Select one: a. Premise (1)+(2)+(3) support (4), if (4)+(5) then (6), therefore (6) b. Premise (2)+(3)+(4) support (1), if (1)+(5) then (6), therefore (6) c. Premise (2)or(3)or(4) independently support (1), if (1)+(5) then (6), therefore (6) d. Premise (1) supports (2)+(3)+(4), if (2)+(3)+(4)or(5) then (6), therefore (6)