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

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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 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
Ad pedibus
Begging the question

4. 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 orientam

7. "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

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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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
thank you so much, you have a good week as well!