# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

LR: Families and Question Type Identification
Logical Reasoning Question Types
40
Law
07/22/2015

Term
 Family #1 Prove - Question Types
Definition
 -Must Be True-Main Point-Point at Issue-Method of Reasoning -Flaw in the Reasoning -Parallel Reasoning
Term
 Family #1 Prove - Rules
Definition
 1. Must accept the stimulus information and use it to prove that one of the answer choices is true2. Any information in an answer choice that does not appear in the stimulus is incorrect
Term
 Family #2 Help - Question Types
Definition
Term
 Family #2 - Rules
Definition
 1. Information in the stimulus is suspect2. Answer choices are accepted as given
Term
 Family #3 Hurt - Question Types
Definition
 -Weaken
Term
 Family #3 Hurt- Rules
Definition
 1. Information in the stimulus is suspect2. Answer choices are accepted as given3. Task is to pick the one that best attacks the argument in the stimulus
Term
 Family #4 Disprove - Question Types
Definition
 -Cannot Be True
Term
 Family #4 Disprove - Rules
Definition
 1. Must accept the stimulus information and use it to find 1 answer which cannot be true2. Any information in an answer choice that does not appear in the stimulus is incorrect3. The correct choice will directly disagree with the stimulus or its consequence
Term
 “Which one of the following can be properly inferred from the passage?”
Definition
 Must Be True
Term
 “The main point of the argument is that”
Definition
 Main Point
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument?”
Definition
 Weaken
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, most strongly supports the statement above?”
Definition
 Strengthen
Term
 "Which one of the following, if assumed, allows the conclusion above to be properly drawn?”
Definition
 Justify the Conclusion
Term
 “Which one of the following is an assumption required by the argument above?”
Definition
 Assumption
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, would most effectively resolve the apparent paradox above?”
Definition
Term
 “Which one of the following describes the technique of reasoning used above?”
Definition
 Method of Reasoning
Term
 “The reasoning in the astronomer’s argument is most vulnerable due to”
Definition
 Flaw in the Reasoning
Term
 “Which one of the following arguments is most similar in its pattern of reasoning to the argument above?”
Definition
 Parallel Reasoning
Term
 “The answer to which one of the following questions would contribute most to an assessment of the argument?”
Definition
 Evaluate the Argument
Term
 “If the statements above are true, which one of the following CANNOT be true?”
Definition
 Cannot Be True
Term
 “Larry and Mendota disagree about whether”
Definition
 Point at Issue
Term
 “Which one of the following judgments most closely conforms to the principle above?”
Definition
 Principle: Must Be True
Term
 “Which one of the following principles most helps to justify the reasoning above?”
Definition
 Principle: Strengthen
Term
 “Which one of the following most accurately expresses the principle underlying the argumentation above?”
Definition
 Principle: Justify
Term
 “Each of the following principles is logically consistent with the columnist’s conclusion EXCEPT:”
Definition
 Principle: Cannot Be True
Term
 What 3 question types have a stimulus with no conclusion?
Definition
 -Must Be True-Resolve the Paradox-Cannot Be True
Term
 Fill in the blank questions - What type in disguise?
Definition
 Main Point
Term
 What question type never contain an "if" or other sufficient condition indicator?
Definition
 Assumption
Term
 Which question type has two speakers?
Definition
 Point at Issue
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, most helps to explain the viewpoint of the historians described above?”
Definition
Term
 “Which one of the following can be properly inferred from Rosen’s statement?”
Definition
 Must Be True
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the reasoning above?”
Definition
 Weaken
Term
 “Which one of the following is an assumption required by the argument above?”
Definition
 Assumption
Term
 Which one of the following arguments is most similar in its pattern of reasoning to the argument above?”
Definition
 Parallel
Term
 “Of the following, which one most accurately expresses the main point of the argument?”
Definition
 Main Point
Term
 “Which one of the following, if true, would provide the most support for the economists’ assertion?”
Definition
 Strengthen
Term
Definition
 Method of Reasoning
Term
 "Which one of the following, if assumed, would allow the conclusion to be properly drawn?”
Definition
 Justify
Term
 "Sue challenges Anne’s reasoning by”
Definition
 Method of Reasoning
Term
 “The statements above, if true, most strongly support which one of the following?”
Definition
 Must Be True
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