Chapter 9: CATEGORICAL SYLLOGISMS
- Practice on Terms -

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No. of Questions = 18


1 No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
2 No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
3 No A are B and all C are B. Therefore, No C are A.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
4 Some X are not Y, and all X are Z. Therefore, some Z are not Y.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) X
b) Y
c) Z
5 Some X are not Y, and All X are Z. Therefore, some Z are not Y.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) X
b) Y
c) Z
6 Some X are not Y, and All X are Z. Therefore, some Z are not Y.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) X
b) Y
c) Z
7 No M are C, because every M are N and No N are C.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) C
b) N
c) M
8 No M are C, because every M are N and No N are C.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) C
b) N
c) M
9 No M are C, because every M are N and No N are C.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) C
b) N
c) M
10 All D are R, and some D are Q. Therefore, some R are Q.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) D
b) R
c) Q
11 All D are R, and some D are Q. Therefore, some R are Q.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) D
b) R
c) Q
12 All D are R, and some D are Q. Therefore, some R are Q.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) D
b) R
c) Q
13 All A are B, and all C are A, so all C are B.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
14 All A are B, and all C are A, so all C are B.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
15 All A are B, and all C are A, so all C are B.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) A
b) B
c) C
16 All P are M, and so no S are P, because no S are M.
What is the middle term of this syllogism?
a) M
b) P
c) S
17 All P are M, and so no S are P, because no S are M.
What is the minor term of this syllogism?
a) M
b) P
c) S
18 All P are M, and so no S are P, because no S are M.
What is the major term of this syllogism?
a) M
b) P
c) S


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