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LSAT Flaws Test

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7 Written Questions

6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Errors of Composition and Division
  2. Mistaken Cause and Effect
  3. Straw Man
  4. Survey Errors
  5. Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization
  6. General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion

6 True/False Questions

  1. The flaw would either be a Mistaken Reversal, or Mistaken Negation. Confusing a Nessesary condition with a Sufficiant condition or vice versa.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"Internal Contradiction


  3. Occurs when the author uses an analogy that is too dissimilar to the original situation to be applicable.Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept


  4. This flaw assumes that conditions will remain constant over time, and that what is the case in the past will be the case in the future.Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization


  5. 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


  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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