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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Suggests dire consequences from relatively minor cases
  2. Encourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.
  3. The speaker presumes that his or her beliefs are beyond question.
  4. Telling part of the truth while hiding the entire truth.
  5. A consideration of only the two extremes when there are one or more intermediate possibilities
  6. A statement that does not relate logically to what comes before it.

5 True/False questions

  1. Argument from AuthorityTempts us to agree with the writer's assumptions based on the authority of a famous person

          

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

          

  3. Hasty GeneralizationLeading to a conclusion by providing insufficient, selective evidence.

          

  4. Straw Man ArgumentEncourages listeners to agree with a position because everyone else does.

          

  5. Begging the QuestionTelling part of the truth while hiding the entire truth.