# Logical Reasoning 120 PYQS PART 2 FOR NTA UGC NET SET SLET

Logical Reasoning 120 PYQS PART 2 FOR NTA UGC NET SET SLET

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CBSE UGC NET JUNE 2009

Q.21.  ‘No man are mortal’ is contradictory of:

(A) Some man are mortal

(B) Some man are not mortal

(C) All men are mortal

(D) No mortal is man

Q.22.  A deductive argument is valid if:

(A) premises are false and conclusion true

(B) premises are false and conclusion is also false

(C) premises are true and conclusion is false

(D) premises are true and conclusion is true

Q.23.  Structure of logical argument is based on:

(A) Formal validity

(B) Material truth

(C) Linguistic expression

(D) Aptness of examples

CBSE UGC NET DECEMBER 2009

Q.24.  Deductive argument involves

(A)   sufficient evidence

(B)   critical thinking

(C)   seeing logical relations

(D)   repeated observation

Q.25.  Inductive reasoning is based on or presupposes

(A)   uniformity of nature

(B)   God created the world

(C)   unity of nature

(D)   laws of nature

Q.26.  Which of the following is an analogous statement?

(A)    Man is like God

(B)    God is great

(C)    Gandhiji is the Father of the Nation

(D)    Man is a rational being.

CBSE UGC NET JUNE 2010

Q.27.  Which of the following is an example of circular argument?

(A) God created man in his image and man created God in his own image.

(B) God is the source of a scripture and the scripture is the source of our knowledge of God.

(C) Some of the Indians are great because India is great.

(D) Rama is great because he is Rama.

Q.28.  Lakshmana is a morally good person because

(A) he is religious

(B) he is educated

(C) he is rich

(D) he is rational

Q.29.  Two statements I and II given below are followed by two conclusions (a) and (b). Supposing the statements are true, which of the following conclusions can logically follow?

Statements:

1. Some religious people are morally good.
2. Some religious people are rational.

Conclusions:

(a) Rationally religious people are good morally.

(b) Non-rational religious persons are not morally good.

(A) Only (a) follows.

(B) Only (b) follows.

(C) Both (a) and (b) follow.

(D) Neither (a) nor (b) follows.

Q.30.  Certainty is

(A) an objective fact

(B) emotionally satisfying

(C) logical

(D) ontological

CBSE UGC NET DECEMBER 2010

Q.31.  Two statements I and II given below are followed by two conclusions (a) and (b).

Supposing the statements are true, which of the following conclusions can logically follow?

Statements:

1. Some flowers are red.
2. Some flowers are blue.

Conclusions:

(a) Some flowers are neither red nor blue.

(b) Some flowers are both red and blue.

Codes:

(A) Only (a) follows.

(B) Only (b) follows.

(C) Both (a) and (b) follow.

(D) Neither (a) nor (b) follows.

Q.32.  If the statement ‘all students are intelligent’ is true, which of the following statements are false?

(i) No students are intelligent.

(ii) Some students are intelligent.

(iii) Some students are not intelligent.

(A) (i) and (ii)

(B) (i) and (iii)

(C) (ii) and (iii)

(D) (i) only

Q.33.  A reasoning where we start with certain particular statements and conclude with a universal statement is called

(A) Deductive Reasoning

(B) Inductive Reasoning

(C) Abnormal Reasoning

(D) Transcendental Reasoning

CBSE UGC NET JUNE 2011

Q.34.  If the statement ‘some men are cruel’ is false, which of the following statements/statement are/is true?

(i) All men are cruel.

(ii) No men are cruel.

(iii) Some men are not cruel.

(A) (i) and (iii)

(B) (i) and (ii)

(C) (ii) and (iii)

(D) (iii) only

CBSE UGC NET DECEMBER 2011

Q.35.  Assertion (A): The coin when flipped next time will come up tails.

Reason (R): Because the coin was flipped five times in a row, and each time it came up heads.

Choose the correct answer from below:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(B) Both (A) and (R) are false, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(C) (A) is doubtful, (R) is true, and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(D) (A) is doubtful, (R) is false, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

Q.36.  If the proposition “Vegetarians are not meat eaters” is false, then which of the following inferences is correct? Choose from the codes given below:

1. “Some vegetarians are meat eaters” is true.
2. “All vegetarians are meat eaters” is doubtful.
3. “Some vegetarians are not meat eaters” is true.
4. “Some vegetarians are not meat eaters” is doubtful.

Codes:

1. A) 1, 2 and 3

(B) 2, 3 and 4

(C) 1, 3 and 4

(D) 1, 2 and 4

Q.37.  Determine the nature of the following definition:

‘Poor’ means having an annual income of 10,000

(A) persuasive

(B) précising

(C) lexical

(D) stipulative

Q.38.  Which one of the following is not an argument?

(A) If today is Tuesday; tomorrow will be Wednesday.

(B) Since today is Tuesday, tomorrow will be Wednesday.

(C) Ram insulted me so I punched him in the nose.

(D) Ram is not at home, so he must have gone to town.

Q.39.  Venn diagram is a kind of diagram to

(A) represent and assess the truth of elementary inferences with the help of Boolean Algebra of classes.

(B) represent and assess the validity of elementary inferences with the help of Boolean Algebra of classes.

(C) represent but not assess the validity of elementary inferences with the help of Boolean Algebra of classes.

(D) assess but not represent the validity of elementary inferences with the help of Boolean Algebra of classes.

Q.40.  Inductive logic studies the way in which a premise may

(A) support and entail a conclusion

(B) not support but entail a conclusion

(C) neither support nor entail a conclusion

(D) support a conclusion without entailing it