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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ad Hominem
  2. Errors of Conditional Reasoning
  3. Appeal Fallacies
  4. Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization
  5. False Dilemma
  6. Circular Reasoning

6 True/False questions

  1. Occurs when the author uses an analogy that is too dissimilar to the original situation to be applicable.Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept


  2. 1) Assuming a causal relationship on the basis of the sequence of events. 2) Assumes that there is a causal relationship when only a temporal relationship exists. 3) Failure to consider an alternate cause of the effect, or an alternate cause for both the cause and effect. 4) Failure to consider that the events might be reversed.Composition


  3. Either failing to provide information to support the conclusion or providing irrelivant information to support conclusion.Circular Reasoning


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


  5. 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.Errors in the use of Evidence


  6. When author makes conflicting statements. Ex: "Everyone should join our country club. After all it's an exclusive group that links many influential members of the community"Internal Contradiction