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6 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Arguing the personality, background, etc. of the person instead of the issue. Sometimes name-calling. (distortion)
  2. Doesn't move from a premise to a conclusion. The main assertion isn't supported; it is just repeated. (distortion)
  3. Essentially - if you don't do what I think ought to be done, then something awful will happen. (oversimplification)
  4. An irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)
  5. A follows B therefore A causes B. (oversimplification)

5 True/False questions

  1. Hasty or Sweeping GeneralizationJumping to conclusions from an insufficient sampling. (oversimplification)

          

  2. Either/OrSuggesting only two alternatives, with no shades of grey. (oversimplification)

          

  3. Guilt by AssociationJust because it is a tradition it is right and good.This appeals to deep rooted emotional biases. (distortion)

          

  4. You prove it firstArguing that something is true just because someone hasn't proven it false. A way of deflecting the burden of the argument. (distortion)

          

  5. Appeal to AuthorityJust because it is a tradition it is right and good.This appeals to deep rooted emotional biases. (distortion)