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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mistaken Cause and Effect
  2. Internal Contradiction
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. False Analogy
  5. General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion
  6. False Dilemma

6 True/False questions

  1. This flaw takes a small number of instances and treats those instances as if they support a broad, sweeping conclusion.Ex: "Two of my friends were shortchanged at that store. Therefore, everyone gets short changed at that store."Time Shift Errors


  2. Errors can be made when an author improperly equates a percentage with a definite quantity, or vice versa.Errors of Composition and Division


  3. 1) Lack of Evidence is taken to mean that the position taken is false. 2) Lack of Evidence against the position is taken to mean the position is true. 3) Some evidence against the position is taken to proove the position is false. 4) Some evidence that supports the position is taken to mean that the position is true.Straw Man


  4. Errors involve judgments made about groups and parts of a group.Errors of Composition and Division


  5. 1)Biased sample. 2)Improperly constructed questions. 3) Respondents to the survey give innaccurate responses.Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization


  6. 1) Appeal to authority. 2) Appeal to popular opinion/numbers. 3)Appeal to emotion.Errors of Composition and Division