Critical Logic Thinking Past Papers Exam Questions

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: Critical Logic Thinking Fall – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q 1: What is logic? Define arguments, premises and conclusions.

Q 2: What is language? Define discourse serving multiple functions.

Q 3: How do you explain these terminologies: emotive words, validity & truth?

Q 4: What is symbolic language? Elaborate with examples.

Q 5: Briefly define informal Fallacies.

Q 6: Briefly explain standard form categorical syllogisms.

Q 7: Write short notes on the following:
a. Deduction & validity
b. Induction & probability

Guess Paper 2: Critical Logic Thinking Spring – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q 1: Describe the following with reference to uses of languages and disputes:
i. Discourse serving Multiple Functions
ii. Arguments, Premises and Conclusions
iii. Emotive Words

Q 2: Define informal fallacies with types and examples.

Q 3: What are modern logic and its symbolic language?

Q 4: Define in your own words syllogistic rules and syllogistic fallacies.

Q 5: What is argument by analogy? How do you appraise analogical arguments?

Q 6: What is your opinion about limitation of inductive techniques?

Q 7: Write short notes on the following:
a. Emotively neutral Language
b. Fallacies of ambiguity

Guess Paper 3: Critical Logic Thinking Spring – 2019 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q1. Differentiate between validity and truth. Support your answer with examples.

Q2. Explain exclusively kinds of agreements and disagreements.

Q3. Elaborate three basic functions of language.

Q4. Logical thinking and arguments are effective for learning. Comment.

Q5. State casual laws and methods of casual analysis.

Q6. What is various limitations of inductive techniques? Explain.

Q7. How can we test validity of arguments by using truth tables? Comment.

Q8. Write short notes on any two of the following:
i. Emotive words
ii. Fallacies of Relevance
iii. The forms of Discourse