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Philosophy 203:  Scientific Reasoning
Quiz: Contributing, Necessary, and Sufficient Conditions

Directions: Put a check mark next to the best answer to the following questions.

1.  Having some money is a _______________ condition for having ten dollars.

 _____ A. contributing _____ B. necessary _____ C. sufficient

2.  Having an automobile is a _______________ condition for going to Paris.

 _____ A. contributing _____ B. necessary _____ C. sufficient

3.  In the formula, "If x happens, then y always happens," x is said to be a _______________ condition for y.

 _____ A. contributing _____ B. necessary _____ C. sufficient

 _____ A. contributing _____ B. necessary _____ C. sufficient

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

 _____ A. contributing _____ B. necessary _____ C. sufficient

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