Syllogism: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the best definition of a syllogism?

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1. What are the three types of terms a syllogism must have?

2. What are the three basic types of syllogisms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about syllogism by answering these study questions. Topics on the interactive quiz include a definition of syllogism and its three types of terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find how much you know about these key points:

  • Three types of syllogisms
  • Logical fallacy associated with a syllogism
  • People responsible for creating the study of logic and reasoning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on syllogism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the three types of syllogisms and three terms each must have
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the group of people who invented logic and reasoning as a field of study

Additional Learning

The lesson we've called Syllogism: Definition & Examples will teach you more about these key points:

  • Example of a syllogism
  • Logical arguments and deductive reasoning
  • Errors in syllogism
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