Non Sequitur: Definition & Examples


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What is the literal translation of non sequitur?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a non sequitur?

2. What is a fallacy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A non sequitur is a logical fallacy, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define examples of non sequiturs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Literal translation of non sequitur
  • Non sequitur examples
  • Definition of fallacy
  • Minimum number of premises necessary to satisfy a conclusion in formal logic

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related logic lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of the term, 'non sequitur'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about fallacies

Additional Learning

To learn more about logic, review the accompanying lesson called Non Sequitur: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of non sequitur
  • Relate examples of non sequiturs in formal logic
  • Explain non sequiturs found in comedy of the absurd