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Philosophy 302: Ethics
Quiz on Necessary and Sufficient Conditions

Directions: Fill in the most appropriate type of condition in the blank spaces in the following questions.

1. Having some money is a __________ condition for having five dollars.

contributing
necessary
sufficient

2. Taking this ethics class is a __________ condition for having peace of mind.

contributing
necessary
sufficient

3. In the formula, "If x happens, then y always happens," x is a __________ condition for y.

contributing
necessary
sufficient

4. Experiencing some choices in your life is a __________ condition for a life of excellence.

contributing
necessary
sufficient

5. A factor which is indispensible and must have occurred if a specifiable state of affairs has occurred is a __________ condition.

contributing
necessary
sufficient

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Recommended Sources

If these questions present any difficulty, study the first part of the following course topics:  (1) The Central Questions of Ethics and (2) The Scope of Ethics.

Also, for more practice, try another quiz on necessary and sufficient conditions given in the class on Scientific Reasoning.

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