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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. False Cause
  2. Weak Analogy
  3. Appeal to Pity
  4. Straw Man
  5. Begging The 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 arguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.
  3. c leaving out a key premise, restating premise, ignoring the question. Includes circular reasoning
  4. d Wrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).
  5. e A logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover
  2. a fallacy that occurs when the arguer ignores relevant evidence that outweighs the presented evidence and entails a very different conclusion
  3. Erroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts
  4. an informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Slippery SlopeErroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts

          

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

          

  3. CompositionWhen a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion

          

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

          

  5. Hasty GeneralizationA logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.

          

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