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5 Matching Questions

  1. Appeal to Force
  2. False Dichotomy
  3. Argument Against the Person
  4. Amphiboly
  5. Accident
  1. a 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
  2. b "to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant
  3. c arguer criticizes the person rather than the argument
  4. d general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover
  5. e 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

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  2. A logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.
  3. when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole
  4. 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. A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented

5 True/False Questions

  1. Red HerringA fallacy that introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion

          

  2. Weak Analogyan 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

          

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

          

  4. DivisionErroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts

          

  5. 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

          

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