7 More Standard Form Practice (with answers)

 

To keep in practice, rewrite these as standard form categorical propositions:

1. Any television show that depicts violence incites violence.

2. Manipulators do not make good friends.

3. None but pirate ships fly the Jolly Roger.

4. A man is a bachelor only if he is unmarried.

5. No shellfish except oysters make pearls.

6. Shows that Martin Short are in are always peculiar.

7. He who hesitates is lost.

8. Monkeys live in the jungles of Guatamala.

9. Monkeys are mammals.

10.Whoever has an allergic reaction has a weakened immune system.

11. Lunar eclipses don’t occur unless the moon is full.

12. From time to time there are concerts at Hurkcamp Park.

13. If a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, she risks giving birth to a deformed child.

14. At the end of “The Daily Show,” John Stewart always checks in with his good friend Stephen Colbert.

15. Guests on “The Colbert Report” don’t always seem to be clear on the satirical nature of the show.

16. Snow days are great.

17. It’s wrong to depart from the syllabus.

18. Not all the exercises make a lot of sense.

19. The ones that make sense are easiest to do.

20. Conclusions are the statements that are supposed to follow from the premises.

21. Dolphins are swimming between the breakers.

22. Rene knows he exists because he knows he’s thinking.

23. Feathers are not heavy.

24. She says what she pleases.

25. Few picnics are not disturbed by ants.

26. Uncles are never disturbed by aunts.

27. Physicists do not understand philosophy.

28. Not every philosopher likes Humpty Dumpty.

29. A civil right is inalienable if it is a human right.

30. The Romantics were convinced that the transcendental I could not represent itself to itself.

 

 

1. Any television show that depicts violence incites violence.

All tv shows that depict violence are tv shows that incite violence

2. Manipulators do not make good friends.

No manipulators are good friends

3. None but pirate ships fly the Jolly Roger.

All ships that fly the Jolly Roger are pirate ships.

4. A man is a bachelor only if he is unmarried.

All bachelors are unmarried men.

5. No shellfish except oysters make pearls.

All shellfish that make pearls are oysters.

6. Shows that Martin Short are in are always peculiar.

All shows that Martin Short is in are peculiar shows.

7. He who hesitates is lost.

All persons who hesitate are persons who are lost.

8. Monkeys live in the jungles of Guatamala.

Some monkeys are animals that live in the jungles of Guatamala.

9. Monkeys are mammals.

All monkeys are animals.

10.Whoever has an allergic reaction has a weakened immune system.

All people who have allergic reactions are people who have weakened immune systems.

11. Lunar eclipses don’t occur unless the moon is full.

All times lunar eclipses occur are times the moon is full.

12. From time to time there are concerts at Hurkcamp Park.

Some times are times there are concerts at Hurkcamp Park.

13. If a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, she risks giving birth to a deformed child.

All pregnant women are people who risk giving birth to a deformed child if they drink alcohol.

or

All pregnant women who drink alcohol are people who risk giving birth to a deformed child.

14. At the end of “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart always checks in with his good friend Stephen Colbert.

All times that the Daily Show ends are times that Jon Stewart checks in with his good friend Stephen Colbert.

15. Guests on “The Colbert Report” don’t always seem to be clear on the satirical nature of the show.

Some guests on “The Colbert Report” are not people who seem to be clear on the satirical nature of the show.

16. Snow days are great.

All snow days are great days.

17. It’s wrong to depart from the syllabus.

All departures from syllabi are wrongs.

18. Not all the exercises make a lot of sense.

Some exercises are not exercises that make a lot of sense.

19. The ones that make sense are easiest to do.

All exercises that make sense are exercises that are easiest to do.

20. Conclusions are the statements that are supposed to follow from the premises.

All conclusions are statements that are supposed to follow from the premises.

21. Dolphins are swimming between the breakers.

Some dolphins are dolphins swimming between the breakers.

22. Rene knows he exists because he knows he’s thinking.

All people identical to Rene are people who know they exist because they know they are thinking.

23. Feathers are not heavy.

No feathers are heavy things.

24. She says what she pleases.

All things she says are things that it pleases her to say.

25. Few picnics are not disturbed by ants.

Some picnics are not disturbed by ants and Some picnics are disturbed by ants.

26. Uncles are never disturbed by aunts.

No uncles are people who aunts ever disturb.

27. Physicists do not understand philosophy.

No physicists are people who understand philosophy.

28. Not every philosopher likes Humpty Dumpty.

Some philosophers are not fans of Humpty Dumpty.

29. A civil right is inalienable if it is a human right.

All things that are civil rights are humans rights if they are inalienable. or

All inalienble human rights are civil rights.

30. The Romantics were convinced that the transcendental I could not represent itself to itself.

All theorists identical to the Romantics were people who did not believe the transcendental ego could represent itself to itself.

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