Fallacies Mr. Boast Practice

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Fallacies Mr. Boast Practice - Quiz

This is way easier than his test will be. But it helps a bit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Martin Luther King would roll over in his grave!
    • A. 

      Ad populum

    • B. 

      Transfer "Name dropping"

    • C. 

      Appeal to prejudge

    • D. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • E. 

      Ad hominem

  • 2. 
    We shouldn't listen to this person because he cheated on his wife!
    • A. 

      Ad populum

    • B. 

      Bandwagoning

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      Ad hominem

    • E. 

      Begging the question

  • 3. 
    His classroom is a dictatorship!
    • A. 

      Ad populum

    • B. 

      Ad hominem

    • C. 

      False analogy

    • D. 

      No sequitar

    • E. 

      Over simplication/false dilemma

  • 4. 
    80% of people support gay marriage, so it should be legal.
    • A. 

      Guilt by association

    • B. 

      Strawman

    • C. 

      Broad generalization

    • D. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • E. 

      Bandwagoning

  • 5. 
    Please send money to our cause. My grandmother is dying and scared. She needs the money.  She is going to die!
    • A. 

      Guilt by association

    • B. 

      Strawman

    • C. 

      Ignoring the question

    • D. 

      Appeal to pity/manipulation

    • E. 

      Appeal to tradition

  • 6. 
    Asians are commie, sex-crazed, freaks!
    • A. 

      Appeal to prejudice

    • B. 

      Appeal to tradition

    • C. 

      False analogy

    • D. 

      Ad hominem

    • E. 

      Ad populum

  • 7. 
    This is the way we have always done it so it is the right way!
    • A. 

      Appeal to prejudice

    • B. 

      Slippery Slope

    • C. 

      No sequitar

    • D. 

      Strawman

    • E. 

      Appeal to tradition

  • 8. 
    He was a war hero so he will be a strong president!
    • A. 

      Ignoring the question

    • B. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • C. 

      False analogy

    • D. 

      Bandwagoning

    • E. 

      Transfer

  • 9. 
    How do you feel about gun control? A: Well Stacy, Gun control is the controlling of guns. Guns are shooting instruments.
    • A. 

      Ignoring the question

    • B. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • C. 

      Appeal to tradition

    • D. 

      Broad generalization

    • E. 

      Slippery slope

  • 10. 
    She did well in college because she had Mr. Boast for English.
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Ad populum

    • C. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • D. 

      Strawman

    • E. 

      False analogy

  • 11. 
    Sara is a Christian, she supports prolife.
    • A. 

      Begging the question

    • B. 

      No seqitar

    • C. 

      Slippery slope

    • D. 

      Over simpleication

    • E. 

      Guilt by association

  • 12. 
    Gay marriage is wrong. It shouldn't be legal. It's bad.
    • A. 

      Begging the question

    • B. 

      Bandwagoning

    • C. 

      Appeal to tradition

    • D. 

      Ignoring the question

    • E. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

  • 13. 
    Prolifers are a bunch of Bible-thumping Christians who think abortion is murder.
    • A. 

      Slippery slope

    • B. 

      Broad generalization

    • C. 

      No sequitar

    • D. 

      Strawman

    • E. 

      Begging the question

  • 14. 
    Home robberies are on the rise, we shouldn't ban handguns.
    • A. 

      No sequitar

    • B. 

      Slippery slope

    • C. 

      Broad generalization

    • D. 

      Begging the question

    • E. 

      Guilt by association

  • 15. 
    Gay marriage shouldn't be legal because it leads to beastality and pedophilia.
    • A. 

      Strawman

    • B. 

      Guilt by association

    • C. 

      Slippery slope

    • D. 

      Broad generalization

    • E. 

      Over simplication/false dilemma

  • 16. 
    All teenagers are irresponsible!
    • A. 

      Ad hominem

    • B. 

      Broad generalation

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      Strawman

    • E. 

      Slippery slope

  • 17. 
    We have no choice but to nuke the whole country.
    • A. 

      Ignoring the question

    • B. 

      Over simplication/false dilemma

    • C. 

      Appeal to trandition

    • D. 

      Post hoc ergo propter hoc

    • E. 

      Slippery slope

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