# Power of Reasoning TNPSC Group 2 2A Questions

## Power of Reasoning MCQ Questions

1.
Which reasoning is a form of logical thinking that uses a general principle or law to forecast specific results?
A.
Deductive reasoning
B.
Inductive reasoning
C.
Abductive reasoning
D.
None of these
A. Deductive reasoning
2.
Which reasoning is a form of logical thinking that uses related observations to arrive at a general conclusion?
A.
Deductive reasoning
B.
Inductive reasoning
C.
Abductive reasoning
D.
None of these
B. Inductive reasoning
3.
Evaluating the fact and action(s) is ______
A.
Deductive reasoning
B.
Inductive reasoning
C.
Abductive reasoning
D.
None of these
C. Abductive reasoning
4.
Which is a basic form of valid reasoning.
A.
Deductive reasoning
B.
Inductive reasoning
C.
Abductive reasoning
D.
None of these
A. Deductive reasoning
5.

Deductive reasoning following which of the following steps:

I. First, there is a premise, then a second premise

II. finally an inference

III. A common form of deductive reasoning is the syllogism

A.

I only

B.

II only

C.

I and II only

D.

I,II and III

D. I,II and III

6.

Inductive reasoning is/are:

I. Even if all of the premises are true in a statement, inductive reasoning allows for the conclusion to be false

II. go from the specific to the general

III. then conclusions are drawn from the data.

A.

I only

B.

II only

C.

I and II only

D.

I,II and III