Identifying Logical Fallacies

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 2391

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Logical Fallacy Quizzes & Trivia

What's the Principle? After learning about “logical fallacies” from readings and lecture, students will complete a short online quiz to test their knowledge of the principles behind logical fallacies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    “Cat Stevens may be a successful and skilled musician, but let’s not forget that he’s been accused of extremist religious and political views.”
    • A. 

      Slippery Slope

    • B. 

      Bandwagon

    • C. 

      Hasty Generalization

    • D. 

      Ad Hominem

  • 2. 
    “Why should we worry about the negative depiction of women in music videos when thousands of women are dying of AIDS each year?”
    • A. 

      Bandwagon

    • B. 

      Faulty Analogy

    • C. 

      Non sequitur

    • D. 

      Hasty Generalization

  • 3. 
    “Passing federal laws to control the amount of violence in music is the first step in a process that will result in absolute government control of the media and total censorship over all forms of artistic expression.”
    • A. 

      Either-Or

    • B. 

      False Cause

    • C. 

      Slippery Slope

    • D. 

      Bandwagon

  • 4. 
    “The music industry must either raise album prices or reduce pay for technicians and producers.”
    • A. 

      Either-Or

    • B. 

      Hasty Generalization

    • C. 

      Faulty Analogy

    • D. 

      False Cause