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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Accident
  2. Composition
  3. Begging The Question
  4. Appeal to Unqualified Authority
  5. Hasty Generalization
  1. a leaving out a key premise, restating premise, ignoring the question. Includes circular reasoning
  2. b when the conclusion of an argument depends on the erroneous transference of an attribute from the parts of something to a whole
  3. c Draws a conclusion about a population based on a small sample (jumping to conclusions).
  4. d cited witness lacks credibility, there are some areas in which no one can be considered an authority, politics, morals, and religion
  5. e general rule is applied to a specific case it was not intended to cover

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 introduces an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the subject under discussion
  3. arguer attempts to support conclusion by merely evoking pity.
  4. Attempts to convince you of something by claiming that you'll be accepted or valued if you believe it
  5. an informally fallacy that occurs when the premise of an argument entails one particular conclusion but a completely different conclusion is actually drawn

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. Appeal to Ignorance"to the stick" implied harm if person does not accept the conclusion, threat is logically irrelevant


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


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