Quiz: Syllogistic Terminology

**Fall 2002 ©2002 OPL**

Directions:Match the description inColumn 2with the most appropriate logical term inColumn 1.

Column 1 |
Column 2 |

_____________ major term | 1. subject term of the conclusion |

_____________ minor term | 2. predicate term of the conclusion |

_____________ middle term | 3. indicates the position of the middle term in the premisses |

_____________ mood | 4. premiss containing the middle term |

_____________ major premiss | 5. premiss containing the minor term |

_____________ minor premiss | 6. premiss containing the major term |

_____________ standard form | 7. deductive argument where the conclusion follows from two premisses |

_____________ standard order | 8. major premiss stated first, minor premiss second, and conclusion third |

_____________ figure | 9. term appearing in both premissses |

_____________ syllogism | 10. all statements are standard form categorical propositions |

11. names of major premiss, minor premiss, and conclusion written as a sequence of three letters | |

12. premiss containing the middle term |

NAME ____________________________________________________

Quiz: Syllogistic Terminology

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