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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Division
  2. Missing The Point
  3. False Dichotomy
  4. Begging The Question
  5. Appeal to Ignorance
  1. a an informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn
  2. b Erroneous transference of an attribute from a class onto its parts
  3. c Assumption 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. d 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. e leaving out a key premise, restating premise, ignoring the question. Includes circular reasoning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an 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
  2. When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument, in order to create a fallacious conclusion
  3. ("you too"). This is the fallacy of defending an error in one's reasoning by pointing out that one's opponent has made the same error. An error is still an error, regardless of how many people make it. For example, "They accuse us of making unjustified assertions. But they asserted a lot of things, too!"
  4. 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
  5. cited witness lacks credibility, there are some areas in which no one can be considered an authority, politics, morals, and religion

5 True/False questions

  1. Weak Analogyan 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

          

  2. Suppressed Evidence"to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant

          

  3. Argument Against the Personarguer criticizes the person rather than the argument

          

  4. Accidentan 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

          

  5. Appeal to Pityarguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.