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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Errors of Conditional Reasoning
  2. General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion
  3. Division
  4. Mistaken Cause and Effect
  5. Time Shift Errors
  6. Circular Reasoning

6 True/False questions

  1. This flaw takes a small number of instances and treats those instances as if they support a broad, sweeping conclusion.Ex: "Two of my friends were shortchanged at that store. Therefore, everyone gets short changed at that store."Time Shift Errors


  2. Errors involve judgments made about groups and parts of a group.Errors of Composition and Division


  3. 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: EquivocateFalse Analogy


  4. Assumes that there are only two courses of action available when in reality there may be others.False Dilemma


  5. Errors can be made when an author improperly equates a percentage with a definite quantity, or vice versa.Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept


  6. When author attributes a characteristic of part of the group to the group as a whole or to each member of the group.Division


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