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5 Matching questions

  1. Weak Analogy
  2. Appeal to the People
  3. Missing The Point
  4. Equivocation
  5. Accident
  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 an informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn
  3. c When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  4. d general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover
  5. e Attempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant
  2. 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."
  3. A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented
  4. ("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!"
  5. leaving out a key premise, restating premise, ignoring the question. Includes circular reasoning

5 True/False questions

  1. Appeal to Pity"to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant


  2. Complex 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. Appeal to Unqualified Authorityarguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.


  4. 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


  5. False CauseWrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).


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