4.7 Quiz: Relations

Question:

Do relations have a referent as well as a type?

Choose an answer:
Yes
No

Hints at: 4.1 Definitions for relations.

Question:

Which of the following is true?

Choose an answer:
The valence determines the signature and the type.
The type determines the valence and the signature.
The signature determines the type and the valence.

Hints at: 4.2 Relation type.

Question:

What is the valence of a relation?

Choose an answer:
The number of arguments the verb takes.
The number of arcs that belong to it.

Hints at: 4.3 Valence.

Question:

What does "dyadic" mean?

Choose an answer:
1-adic
2-adic
3-adic

Hints at: 4.3 Valence.

Question:

What does "monadic" mean?

Choose an answer:
1-adic
2-adic
3-adic

Hints at: 4.3 Valence.

Question:

Is the order of concept types in a relation-signature significant?

Choose an answer:
No
Yes

Hints at: 4.4 Signature, 4.5 Direction of arrows.

Question:

The last arc in the signature of a relation:

Choose an answer:
Points towards the relation.
Points away from the relation.

Hints at: 4.5 Direction of arrows.


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