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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. False Analogy
  2. Survey Errors
  3. Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization
  4. Ad Hominem
  5. Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept
  6. Division

6 True/False questions

  1. When author attempts to attack opponent's position by ignoring the actual statements made by the opposing speaker and instead distorts and refashions the argument, making it weaker and easier to knock down.Straw Man


  2. This flaw assumes that conditions will remain constant over time, and that what is the case in the past will be the case in the future.Time Shift Errors


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


  4. 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


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


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