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5 Matching questions

  1. Appeal to Pity
  2. Weak Analogy
  3. Equivocation
  4. tu quoque
  5. Complex Question
  1. a 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
  2. b When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  3. c ("you too"). This is the fallacy of defending an error in one's reasoning by pointing out that one's opponent has made the same error. An error is still an error, regardless of how many people make it. For example, "They accuse us of making unjustified assertions. But they asserted a lot of things, too!"
  4. d 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
  5. e arguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented
  2. Wrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).
  3. an informal fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument depends on the misinterpretation of a statement that is ambiguous owing to some structural defect
  4. A fallacy that introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
  5. when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole

5 True/False questions

  1. Straw ManA logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.

          

  2. Begging The Questionan 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

          

  3. False Dichotomyan 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

          

  4. Suppressed Evidencea fallacy that occurs when the arguer ignores relevant evidence that outweighs the presented evidence and entails a very different conclusion

          

  5. Appeal to Forcearguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.

          

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