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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Errors of Conditional Reasoning
  2. Mistaken Cause and Effect
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. Time Shift Errors
  5. False Dilemma
  6. Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept

6 True/False questions

  1. Errors involve judgments made about groups and parts of a group.Numbers and Percentage Errors


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


  3. When the author assumes as true what is supposed to be proved. The premis and conclusion will be identical in meaning. Ex: "This essay is the best because it is better then all the others"False Analogy


  4. 1)Biased sample. 2)Improperly constructed questions. 3) Respondents to the survey give innaccurate responses.Survey Errors


  5. When author attributes a characteristic of part of the group to the group as a whole or to each member of the group.Composition


  6. 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