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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
  2. Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
  3. Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
  4. Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.
  5. Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
  6. Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.

5 True/False questions

  1. EquivocationThe speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.

          

  2. False DichotomyIllogical, misleading comparison between two things.

          

  3. Straw Man ArgumentAttempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.

          

  4. Begging the QuestionA statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it.

          

  5. DogmatismAny kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.