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5 Matching questions

  1. Division
  2. Appeal to the People
  3. Appeal to Ignorance
  4. Hasty Generalization
  5. Equivocation
  1. a When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  2. b Erroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts
  3. c Attempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it
  4. d Draws a conclusion about a population based on a small sample (jumping to conclusions).
  5. 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

  1. arguer criticizes the person rather than the argument
  2. an informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn
  3. "to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant
  4. 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
  5. general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover

5 True/False questions

  1. Amphibolyan 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

          

  2. Red HerringErroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts

          

  3. Slippery SlopeA fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented

          

  4. Appeal to Pityarguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.

          

  5. False Causean 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

          

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