Inferring Truth From Given Facts & Rules


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In a trial, if a witness comes forward claiming he saw the defendant in the area of the murder around the time it was committed, what COULD we infer?

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1. If NASA states that the earth is round based on visual evidence, then what MUST be inferred?

2. If we know that smoking can cause lung cancer and Joey is diagnosed with lung cancer, which of the following COULD we infer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on these assessments require the ability to make inferences based on given facts and rules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • An inference you can make based on known facts
  • Making an inference based on visual evidence
  • Inferences based on limited observations

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a truth based on a given situation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on making inferences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about making inferences after reading a set of rules and true statements

Additional Learning

Learn more about inferences by completing the lesson titled Inferring Truth From Given Facts & Rules. You can learn about the following from the lesson:

  • What an inference is
  • How to infer what could be true
  • Various rules related to inferencing