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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
  2. An argument where someone assumes that parts or all of what the person claims to be proving are proven facts.
  3. Consists of an oversimplification of an opponents argument to make it easier to attack.
  4. Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.
  5. Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
  6. Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases

5 True/False questions

  1. EquivocationTelling part of the truth while hiding the entire truth.

          

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

          

  3. Faulty AnalogyIllogical, misleading comparison between two things.

          

  4. Red HerringAttempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.

          

  5. Bandwagon appealsEncourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.