6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
- Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.
- Refers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.
- Tempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person
- Encourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.
- Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
5 True/False Questions
Begging the Question → An argument where someone assumes that parts or all of what the person claims to be proving are proven facts.
Appeal to Ignorance → The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
Scare Tactics → Used to frighten readers or listeners into agreeing with the speaker.
Hasty Generalization → Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.
Straw Man Argument → Encourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.