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6 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Suggesting only two alternatives, with no shades of grey. (oversimplification)
  2. Drawing a conclusion - often condemning - just because he/she is associated with a group or event. (conclusion)
  3. Jumping to conclusions from an insufficient sampling. (oversimplification)
  4. An irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)
  5. Because a popular figure, an "expert" says it's true, it must be true. Beware also of such authoritative statements "statistics show..." (distortion)

5 True/False questions

  1. Non SequiturAn irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)

          

  2. Thin Entering WedgeAn irrelevant comment, sometimes made deliberately to distract attention. (distortion)

          

  3. 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)

          

  4. Arguing the Person (Ad Hominem)Drawing a conclusion - often condemning - just because he/she is associated with a group or event. (conclusion)

          

  5. You're Another (Tu Quoque)A way of deflecting a hostile charge by making a similar charge against he opponent. (distortion)