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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Errors of Conditional Reasoning
  2. Composition
  3. Errors of Composition and Division
  4. False Dilemma
  5. Mistaken Cause and Effect
  6. Division

6 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. 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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. 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."Exceptional Case/Overgeneralization

          

  6. This occurs when the author uses a term in two different ways in the same argument. More or less the author uses one word in two different ways in which the meaning changes. Aka: EquivocateFalse Analogy

          

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