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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Composition
  2. Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization
  3. False Analogy
  4. General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion
  5. Division
  6. Errors in the use of Evidence

6 True/False questions

  1. When the author assumes as true what is supposed to be proved. The premis and conclusion will be identical in meaning. Ex: "This essay is the best because it is better then all the others"False Analogy


  2. Errors involve judgments made about groups and parts of a group.Appeal Fallacies


  3. 1) Assuming a causal relationship on the basis of the sequence of events. 2) Assumes that there is a causal relationship when only a temporal relationship exists. 3) Failure to consider an alternate cause of the effect, or an alternate cause for both the cause and effect. 4) Failure to consider that the events might be reversed.Division


  4. 1)Biased sample. 2)Improperly constructed questions. 3) Respondents to the survey give innaccurate responses.Survey Errors


  5. When author attempts to attack opponent's position by ignoring the actual statements made by the opposing speaker and instead distorts and refashions the argument, making it weaker and easier to knock down.Composition


  6. This occurs when the author uses a term in two different ways in the same argument. More or less the author uses one word in two different ways in which the meaning changes. Aka: EquivocateUncertian Use of a Term or Concept


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