Fallacies Of Ambiguity And Component

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  • 1. 
    Which fallacy of component occurs when the writer assumes their conclusion as evidence for their claim?
    • A. 

      Irrelevant Conclusion

    • B. 

      Begging the Question

    • C. 

      Fallacy of Accident

  • 2. 
    To "attack a straw man" is to establish a cause/effect relationship that does not exist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the fallaices can be catagorized as Fallacies of Ambiguity? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Equivocation

    • B. 

      Circular Reasoning

    • C. 

      Accent

    • D. 

      Irrelevant Conclusion

  • 4. 
    The fallacy in which a relatively small first step leads to a chain of events culminating in some significant effect is known as "The Slippery ________ Fallacy"
  • 5. 
    A Hasty Generalization occurs when...
    • A. 

      One makes a conclusion prematurely based on insufficient evidence.

    • B. 

      ... a speaker makes a claim that presents an artificial range of choices.

    • C. 

      ... the authors conclusion and premise are the same, simply rephrased.