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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. False Cause
  2. Red Herring
  3. Hasty Generalization
  4. Composition
  5. Appeal to Force
  1. a when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole
  2. b "to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant
  3. c A fallacy that introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
  4. d Draws a conclusion about a population based on a small sample (jumping to conclusions).
  5. e Wrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an informal fallacy that occurs when a single question that is really two or more questions is asked, and a single answer is applied to both questions
  2. A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented
  3. When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  4. an informal fallacy that is committed when an arguer presents two non-jointly exhaustive alternatives as if they were jointly exhaustive and then eliminates one, leaving the other as the conclusion
  5. an informal fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument depends on an analogy (or similarity) that is not strong enough to support enough to support the conclusion

5 True/False questions

  1. Appeal to the PeopleAttempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it

          

  2. Appeal to Unqualified AuthorityAttempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it

          

  3. Suppressed Evidencea fallacy that occurs when the arguer ignores relevant evidence that outweighs the presented evidence and entails a very different conclusion

          

  4. DivisionWhen a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion

          

  5. Straw ManErroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts