5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Weak Analogy
- Argument Against the Person
- Appeal to the People
- Red Herring
- Appeal to Ignorance
- a A fallacy that introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
- b Attempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it
- c arguer criticizes the person rather than the argument
- d an informal fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument depends on an analogy (or similarity) that is not strong enough to support enough to support the conclusion
- e Assumption that whatever cannot be proven false must be true (or vice versa). "No one can prove that the Loch Ness monster doesn't exist, so therefore, it does exist."
5 Multiple choice questions
- an informal fallacy that occurs when a single question that is really two or more questions is asked, and a single answer is applied to both questions
- cited witness lacks credibility, there are some areas in which no one can be considered an authority, politics, morals, and religion
- Erroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts
- when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole
- a fallacy that occurs when the arguer ignores relevant evidence that outweighs the presented evidence and entails a very different conclusion
5 True/False questions
Appeal to Pity → "to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant
False Cause → an informal fallacy that is committed when an arguer presents two non-jointly exhaustive alternatives as if they were jointly exhaustive and then eliminates one, leaving the other as the conclusion
Slippery Slope → arguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.
Accident → general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover
Straw Man → A logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.