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5 Matching questions

  1. Weak Analogy
  2. False Dichotomy
  3. Composition
  4. Slippery Slope
  5. Appeal to Unqualified Authority
  1. a 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
  2. b cited witness lacks credibility, there are some areas in which no one can be considered an authority, politics, morals, and religion
  3. c 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
  4. d when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole
  5. e A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to subsequent steps that cannot be prevented

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Wrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).
  2. A logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position.
  3. arguer criticizes the person rather than the argument
  4. arguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.
  5. Attempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it

5 True/False questions

  1. Missing The Pointan informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn

          

  2. Amphibolyan informal fallacy that occurs when the conclusion of an argument depends on the misinterpretation of a statement that is ambiguous owing to some structural defect

          

  3. Appeal to ForceAssumption that whatever cannot be proven false must be true (or vice versa). "No one can prove that the Loch Ness monster doesn't exist, so therefore, it does exist."

          

  4. tu quoqueWrongly assumes a cause-and-effect relationship ('A' causes 'B' without proof that a relationship actually exists).

          

  5. Hasty GeneralizationWhen a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion