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Mathematical Logic Questions

Mathematical Logic Questions

Ques. Which of the following is not a statement
(a) Every set is a finite set
(b) 8 is less than 6
(c) Where are you going ?
(d) The sum of interior angles of a triangle is 180 degrees
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following is not a statement
(a) Please do me a favour
(b) 2 is an even integer
(c) 2 + 1 = 3
(d) The number 17 is prime
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Which of the following is an open statement
(a) x is a natural number
(b) Give me a glass of water
(c) Wish you best of luck
(d) Good morning to all
Ans. (a)

Ques. If p, q, r are simple propositions with truth values T, F, T, then the truth value of (~ p q) ~ r  p is
(a) True
(b) False
(c) True if r is false
(d) True if q is true
Ans. (a)

Ques. If (p ~ r) (q r) is false and q and r are both false, then p is
(a) True
(b) False
(c) May be true or false
(d) Data insufficient
Ans. (a)

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Ques. (p ~ q) (~ p q) is
(a) A contradiction
(b) A tautology
(c) Either (a) or (b)
(d) Neither (a) nor (b)
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following is not logically equivalent to the proposition : “A real number is either rational or irrational”.
(a) If a number is neither rational nor irrational then it is not real
(b) If a number is not a rational or not an irrational, then it is not real
(c) If a number is not real, then it is neither rational nor irrational
(d) If a number is real, then it is rational or irrational
Ans. (b)

Ques. If p : It rains today, q : I go to school, r : I shall meet any friends and s : I shall go for a movie, then which of the following is the proposition :
If it does not rain or if I do not go to school, then I shall meet my friend and go for a movie.
(a) ~ (p q) -> (r s)
(b) ~ (p ~ q) -> (r s)
(c) ~ (p q) -> (r s)
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The propositions (p ~ p) (~ p p) is a
(a) Tautology and contradiction
(b) Neither tautology nor contradiction
(c) Contradiction
(d) Tautology
Ans. (c)

Ques. If p (q r) is false, then the truth values of p, q, r are respectively
(a) T, F, F
(b) F, F, F
(c) F, T, T
(d) T, T, F
Ans. (a)

Ques. If p (~ p q) is false, the truth values of p and q are respectively
(a) F, T
(b) F, F
(c) T, T
(d) T, F
Ans. (d)

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Ques. (p ~ q) (~ p q) is
(a) A tautology
(b) A contradiction
(c) Both a tautology and a contradiction
(d) Neither a tautology nor a contradiction
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is the inverse of the proposition : “If a number is a prime then it is odd.”
(a) If a number is not a prime then it is odd
(b) If a number is not a prime then it is odd
(c) If a number is not odd then it is not a prime
(d) If a number is not odd then it is a prime
Ans. (b)

Ques. ~ (p (~q)) is equal to
(a) ~ p q
(b) (~p) q
(c) ~ p ~ p
(d) ~p ~ q
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is logically equivalent to ~ (~ p q)
(a) p q
(b) p ~ q
(c) ~ p q
(d) ~ p ~ q
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The conditional (p q) p is
(a) A tautology
(b) A fallacy i.e., contradiction
(c) Neither tautology nor fallacy
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

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