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Logic Reasoning 18

Cannot Be True Questions

correct answer is most weakened by info in the argument
goal is to prove that one of the answer choices cannot occur
info in stimulus is accepted as given
no "new" info in answer choices
polar opposite of _____ __ _____ questions must be true, disprove instead of prove answer choice
reverse of ______ questions weaken, use info in stimulus to attack one of the answers
eliminate answers that could be true or are possible
usually don't contain an argument
cannot be true equals could be true EXCEPT
cannot be true equals must be false
stem example "If the statements above are true, which one of the following CANNOT be true?"
stem example "The argument can most reasonably be interpreted as an objection to which one of the following claims?"
stem example "The statements above, if true, most seriously undermine which one of the following assertions?"
stem example "If all of the claims made above are true, then each of the following could be true EXCEPT:"
Created by: mrshelley