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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Errors of Composition and Division
  2. Ad Hominem
  3. Appeal Fallacies
  4. Numbers and Percentage Errors
  5. Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept
  6. Time Shift Errors

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. When author makes conflicting statements. Ex: "Everyone should join our country club. After all it's an exclusive group that links many influential members of the community"Circular Reasoning


  3. 1) Lack of Evidence is taken to mean that the position taken is false. 2) Lack of Evidence against the position is taken to mean the position is true. 3) Some evidence against the position is taken to proove the position is false. 4) Some evidence that supports the position is taken to mean that the position is true.Errors in the use of Evidence


  4. Assumes that there are only two courses of action available when in reality there may be others.Mistaken Cause and Effect


  5. When author attributes a characteristic of the whole (or each member of the whole) to part of the group.Composition


  6. Either failing to provide information to support the conclusion or providing irrelivant information to support conclusion.General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion


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