6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- The speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.
- Encourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.
- Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
- Tempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person
- Refers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.
- A consideration of only the two extremes when there are one or more intermediate possibilities
5 True/False Questions
Scare Tactics → Used to frighten readers or listeners into agreeing with the speaker.
Non Sequitur → A statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it.
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.
Ad Hominem → Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
Red Herring → Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.