6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes an idea by pointing something out about the person who holds the idea.
- Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.
- Used to frighten readers or listeners into agreeing with the speaker.
- The assumption that whatever has not been proven false must be true or whatever has not been proved true must be false.
- Refers to the setting up of a cause and effect relationship when non exists.
- The speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.
5 True/False questions
Slippery Slope → Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
Straw Man Argument → Attempts to shift attention away from an important issue by introducing an issue that has no logical connection to the discussion at hand.
Argument from Authority → Tempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person
Hasty Generalization → Leading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.
Bandwagon appeals → Appeals to the heart of readers so they forget to use their minds.