# Argument And Fallacy Packet Quiz

8 Questions

A multible choice, and true false quiz on the Argument and Fallacy Packet

• 1.
Consider the following argument.      Premise 1) All unicorns have a single horn.      Premise 2) John is a unicorn.      2a) What is the conclusion?
• A.

All unicorns are named John

• B.

John has a single horn

• C.

All single horned animals are called unicorns

• 2.
Consider the following argument.      Premise 1) All unicorns have a single horn.      Premise 2) John is a unicorn.      Is the argument valid?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• C.

Validity does not apply

• 3.
Consider the following argument.      Premise 1) All unicorns have a single horn.      Premise 2) John is a unicorn.     2c) Is the argument true?
• A.

Yes, truth does not consider whether or not unicorns actually do exist.

• B.

No, true does consider whether or not unicorns actually do exist.

• C.

What is truth? It is only an illusion.

• 4.
What is the difference between a true disjunction and a non-true disjunction?
• A.

A true disjunction has an unlimited number of 'disjuncts.'

• B.

A true disjunction has the only options.

• C.

A true disjunction always has only two 'disjuncts.'

• 5.
Calling someone names in order to disprove their arguments is called...
• A.

• B.

Scare tactic

• C.

• 6.
When looking at inductive arguments, the conclusion is always 100% knowable. In other words the conclusion follows from the premises 100% of the time
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 7.
What is the following argument type? If Professor Hull is a genius then he would pass the pop quiz. Professor Hull did not pass the pop quiz. Therefore, Professor Hull is not a genius.
• A.

Hypothetical syllogism

• B.

Modus Ponens

• C.

Modus Tollens

• 8.
In order to disprove an argument you must...
• A.

Caste aspersions on the person making the argument.

• B.

Give reasons why the evidence does not lead to the conclusion

• C.

There is not good way to attack any argument.

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