1. "All dogs like bones; Sirius is a dog; therefore Sirius likes bones" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) No fallacy committed Ad canem Slippery slope fallacy Begging the question2. 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 Ad pedibus Begging the question4. The following might be regarded as committing the fallacy of the loaded question. (Points : 1) Do you have any bananas? Is adultery immoral? 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. add another fallacy. revise the argument.6. "China uses too much oil. So they shouldn't develop their industry" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Ad populum False dichotomy False friend Ad orientam7. "Bob is a convicted felon. So what he says cannot be true" commits a(n) (Points : 1) ad hominem fallacy. tu quoque fallacy. fallacy ad verecundiam. 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) ad hominem fallacy. 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) ad hominem fallacy. ad baculum fallacy. 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 Argumentum ad librum
Subject: Fallacies/ English
Thanks for requesting me. I am working on these right now.... Will post soon.
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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M.A., M.S. Education / Educational Administration
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