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# 1. "All dogs like bones; Sirius is a dog; therefore Sirius

### Resolved Question:

1. "All dogs like bones; Sirius is a dog; therefore Sirius likes bones" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1)
No fallacy committed
Slippery slope fallacy
Begging the question

2. A fallacy is an argument that (Points : 1)
is a weak inductive argument.
makes a mistaken in deriving a conclusion.
has a false conclusion.
is a sound inductive argument.

3. "I bought a pair of shoes from that store that immediately fell apart. Their shoes are no good" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1)
Appeal to ignorance
Hasty generalization
Begging the question

4. The following might be regarded as committing the fallacy of the loaded question. (Points : 1)
Do you have any bananas?
Have you quit cheating on your wife?
Why don't you quit cheating on your wife?

5. A person who is shown his or her argument commits a fallacy should (Points : 1)
run screaming from the room.
argue louder.
revise the argument.

6. "China uses too much oil. So they shouldn't develop their industry" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1)
False dichotomy
False friend

7. "Bob is a convicted felon. So what he says cannot be true" commits a(n) (Points : 1)
tu quoque fallacy.
Red Herring fallacy.

8. "Julie started carrying a rabbit's foot, then she won the lottery. The rabbit's foot must have caused her to win the lottery" commits a(n) (Points : 1)
false cause fallacy.
strawman fallacy.
slippery slope fallacy.

9. A student asks a teacher for a one-day extension. The teacher says if she gives a one-day extension, then she would have to give a two-day extension, then a three-day extension, and eventually not have any deadlines. This might be an example of the (Points : 1)
appeal to popularity fallacy.
slippery slope fallacy.

10. "You should read this book. Everybody likes it so it must be good" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1)
Appeal to pity
Appeal to popularity
Appeal to parenthood
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for requesting me. I am working on these right now.... Will post soon.

Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 4 years ago.

1. No fallacy committed.

2. makes a mistaken in deriving a conclusion.

3.. Hasty generalization

4. Why don't you quit cheating on your wife?

5. revise the argument

Have to step away for a minute - going ahead and sending these first 5 - will post the other 5 in a short bit...

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