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6 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)
  2. Essentially - if you don't do what I think ought to be done, then something awful will happen. (oversimplification)
  3. Doesn't move from a premise to a conclusion. The main assertion isn't supported; it is just repeated. (distortion)
  4. Jumping to conclusions from an insufficient sampling. (oversimplification)
  5. An attempt at being logical, but conclusion needs more than the given premise(s). (distortion)

5 True/False questions

  1. Appeal to TraditionBecause a popular figure, an "expert" says it's true, it must be true. Beware also of such authoritative statements "statistics show..." (distortion)

          

  2. You're Another (Tu Quoque)A way of deflecting a hostile charge by making a similar charge against he opponent. (distortion)

          

  3. Appeal to AuthorityJust because it is a tradition it is right and good.This appeals to deep rooted emotional biases. (distortion)

          

  4. Loaded ArgumentAn irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)

          

  5. Mistaking the CauseA follows B therefore A causes B. (oversimplification)

          

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