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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Refers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.
  2. Tempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person
  3. Consists of an oversimplification of an opponents argument to make it easier to attack.
  4. Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
  5. Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
  6. Telling part of the truth while hiding the entire truth.

5 True/False questions

  1. Hasty GeneralizationRefers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.

          

  2. Non SequiturA statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it.

          

  3. Sentimental AppealsAppeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.

          

  4. Red HerringAny kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.

          

  5. Scare TacticsUsed to frighten readers or listeners into agreeing with the speaker.

          

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