Comm 312 Final Exam Study 2

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  • 1. 
    1. 3 Reasons why we need to make sound arguments
    • A. 

      To make the right decisions

    • B. 

      To reason together

    • C. 

      To be rational

    • D. 

      None of the Above

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 2. 
    What makes an expert credible
    • A. 

      Expertise, Experience, bias

    • B. 

      Expertise, Bias, Credibility

    • C. 

      Bias,Expertise, Method

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A _________ claim is one in which the speaker asserts that a condition does or doesn’t exist without asserting whether it is good or bad
    • A. 

      Value claim

    • B. 

      Fact claim

    • C. 

      Claims of policy

    • D. 

      Claims of clemency

  • 4. 
    In weather, we know that low pressure systems cause rain. When it is raining, we can infer that a low pressure system is present. This is an example of what type of reasoning?
    • A. 

      Sign

    • B. 

      Analogy

    • C. 

      Effect to cause

    • D. 

      Reasoning by example

  • 5. 
    Reasoning by example uses illustrations such as “for example” to support claims
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When my boss is frowning, it means that she is upset. This statement is an example of what kind of reasoning
    • A. 

      Sign

    • B. 

      Process of elimination

    • C. 

      Effect

    • D. 

      Causal

  • 7. 
    Reasoning by analogy does not involve comparing two similar cases
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Value claims attach value to a fact
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are supporting claims of value
    • A. 

      Appeal to authority

    • B. 

      Appeal for consistency

    • C. 

      Citing new valued information

    • D. 

      Supporting claims of policy

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are examples of supporting claims of policy
    • A. 

      Classical Principles of Argumentation

    • B. 

      Problem Solution Model

    • C. 

      Comparative Advantage model

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    According to the Classical principles of Argumentation, actions should be based on reason
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The classical Principle of Argumentation states that in the absence of reason people will not go on behaving as they are
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The four stock issues in the Problem-Solution model are
    • A. 

      Importance, Existence, Significance, Harm

    • B. 

      Importance, Accuracy, Harm, Inherency

    • C. 

      Existence, Harm, Inherency, Solvency

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    Four Stock issues of the Comparative advantage model are
    • A. 

      Importance, Accrual, Significance, Uniqueness

    • B. 

      Importance, Existence, Significance, Harm

    • C. 

      Importance, Accuracy, Harm, Inherency

  • 15. 
    The Comparative Advantage model claims that adopting the proposal will yield results that are better than the status quo
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Begging the question is an example of an error in reasoning
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is Monroe’s motivation sequence
    • A. 

      Attention, Needs, Wants, Action, Solution

    • B. 

      Attention, Need, Solution, Visualization, Wants

    • C. 

      Attention, Need, Solution, Visualization, Action

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 18. 
    What are some common errors in reasoning
    • A. 

      Unsupported assertion

    • B. 

      Slippery Slope

    • C. 

      Circular reasoning

  • 19. 
    1. Appealing to someone using reasoning is an example of
    • A. 

      Ethos

    • B. 

      Pathos

    • C. 

      Logos

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Appealing to someone’s emotions is an example of Pathos
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False