6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- The speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.
- Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
- Refers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.
- Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
- The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
- Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.
5 True/False questions
Scare Tactics → Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
Slippery Slope → Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
False Dichotomy → Illogical, misleading comparison between two things.
Straw Man Argument → Consists of an oversimplification of an opponents argument to make it easier to attack.
Bandwagon appeals → Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.