Format Logic Past Papers


Subject: Format Logic

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short notes on following, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What is the difference between statement and sentence?

Q#2: Draw traditional square of Opposition.

Q#3: Construct a Venn diagram for I Proposition

Q#4: Define major and minor term.

Q#5: Define Inference.

Q#6: Define Quality and Quantity of a categorical Proposition.

Q#7: Define Soundness of the argument.

Q#8: Enumerate rule of distribution.

Q#9: Why question command and suggestion is not proposition.

Q#10: Draw Boolean Square of Opposition.


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Use Venn diagram to determine the validity of the following syllogism. And also apply fallacy if commit.

  1. EIO-4
  2. AAA-2
  3. OAO-1
  4. AEE-3
  5. OOO0-4

Q#2: Symbolize the following:

  1. If John doesn’t pass then he will lose his scholarship and drop out of school.
  2. If it rains and you don’t open your umbrella then you will get wet.
  3. If your car won’t start or you don’t wake up on time then you will miss your interview and you will not get the new job.
  4. If you elect Mary then Mary will make sure that the federal budget will be balanced, partisan wrangling in Washington will cease, and there will be no cuts in social security benefits.
  5. If the cake gets hot the icing melts and if the icing melts the cake cannot be used at the wedding reception.

Q#3: Define logic. Differentiate deductive and inductive argument with at least three examples.