Quiz on Statements

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1. A statement or claim is
A. any sentence that is not just an opinion.
B. any sentence that can be true.
C. any sentence that is true.
D. any sentence that can be true or false.


2. Which of the following is NOT a statement?
A. You ought to turn in your exam.
B. It is time to turn in your exam.
C. Turn in your exam.
D. Your exam must be turned in right now.


3. "Which of the following claims is NOT specific?
A. All of the planes have returned safely.
B. Half of the planes have returned safely.
C. Some of the planes have returned safely.
D. 80% of the planes have returned safely.


4. None of the following statements is qualified. Which of them is most likely intended to be a SPECIFIC claim?
A. Thuy is left-handed.
B. Julia runs the mile in under five minutes.
C. Yessica has been treated well by her co-workers.
D. Slobo does a good job on his homework.


5. Which of the following is NOT one of the four forms of a claim?
A. Some A are not B.
B. All A are not B.
C. Some A are B.
D. All A are B.


6. Consider the sentence, "The students in the first section of the course did not complete the assignment." Which of the following is the best way to express that sentence in the form of a claim?
A. Students did not complete the assignment.
B. First-section students did not complete the assignment.
C. Some students are not assignment-completers.
D. No students are assignment-completers.


7. Consider the sentence, "All the computers were not turned off." Which of the following is the best way to express that sentence in the form of a claim?
A. No computer was off.
B. All computers were not off.
C. Some computers were not off.
D. Some computers were off.


8. Which of the following pairs of claims is NOT a valid conversion?
A. "Some boys are dancers" and "Some dancers are boys."
B. "Some boys are not dancers" and "Some dancers are not boys."
C. "No vegetables are plants" and "No plants are vegetables."
D. "Fruits are not vegetables," and "Vegetables are not fruits."


9. Which of the following claims is NOT universal?
A. All the king's men could not put Humpty together again.
B. All that glisters is not gold.
C. All kinds of people like bagels.
D. No shirt, no shoes, no service.


10. Which of the following statements is NOT universal?
A. Jie Ling is coming over for dinner.
B. No one is coming over for dinner.
C. Some of my friends are coming over for dinner.
D. The whole family is coming over for dinner.



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