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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
  2. Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
  3. Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
  4. Used to frighten readers or listeners into agreeing with the speaker.
  5. Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
  6. Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.

5 True/False questions

  1. Argument from AuthorityIllogical, misleading comparison between two things.

          

  2. Begging the QuestionA statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it.

          

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

          

  4. Faulty CasualtyRefers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.

          

  5. EquivocationThe speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.

          

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