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6 Written questions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Loaded words (in this case "useless") forces two arguments into one. (distortion)
  2. Jumping to conclusions from an insufficient sampling. (oversimplification)
  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. Suggesting only two alternatives, with no shades of grey. (oversimplification)

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Appeal to AuthorityBecause a popular figure, an "expert" says it's true, it must be true. Beware also of such authoritative statements "statistics show..." (distortion)

          

  3. Mistaking the CauseEssentially - if you don't do what I think ought to be done, then something awful will happen. (oversimplification)

          

  4. OversimplificationDrawing a conclusion - often condemning - just because he/she is associated with a group or event. (conclusion)

          

  5. False AnalogyThe comparison is not appropriate. (oversimplification)