6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.
- The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
- An argument where someone assumes that parts or all of what the person claims to be proving are proven facts.
- Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
- Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.
- Tempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person
5 True/False questions
Ad Hominem → Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
False Dichotomy → Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
Faulty Analogy → Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
Straw Man Argument → Consists of an oversimplification of an opponents argument to make it easier to attack.
Dogmatism → The speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.