Argument Quizzes & Trivia

When we hear the word “argument” we often think of fighting and disagreement, but in logic and rhetoric it simply means an attempt to persuade someone. An inductive argument clearly claims that the evidence leads to the desired conclusion. Did you know that a deductive argument leaves the listener to arrive at the conclusion on their own?
Did you know that you can make an argument by analogy? Do you know what a defensible argument is? Logic and persuasion can be a fun topic! Do you know enough to get all of the answers right? If you think that you’re an expert, take one of our quizzes and see if you can persuade your friends into believing that you’re a pro!
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Quiz yourself on the terms and concepts you learned in this section!

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    An argument can be invalid but still qualify as a good argument.

Here's a short quiz on the concepts discussed in this tutorial.

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    In logic, the term “argument” always implies some kind of emotional confrontation. 

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    An argument is valid if and only if

This quiz attempts to test students on logical fallacies of arguments. 

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    What is a fallacy? 

Read each statement, and then select A. if the statement is An Argument or B. if the statement is Not An Argument. An Argument is defined as a controversial statement, frequently called a claim, supported by evidence and a...

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    People should ride bicycles more, because air pollution is really a problem in the city.

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What is the difference between Deductive and Inductive Arguments?
The primary difference between inductive and deductive reasoning proceeds from specific premises to a general conclusion, while deductive reasoning continues from general premises to a specific outcome. Inductive reasoning is a logical action where m
What is the difference between Argument and Persuasion?
Argument and Persuasion are two English words, and at times, their meaning can be confusing as to whether they are the same or not. The argument is a simple word which means a kind of discussion in which two or more people engage themselves in a deba
Which of the following is NOT an argument?
A mammal is any of a class of warm-blooded higher vertebrates that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair.
Is the following argument written in "standard form"? "Peanut butter is healthier for you than ordinary butter. It's got peanuts, for one thing, and peanuts have protein and nutrients...
No, it s not written in standard form.No. For this to be written in standard form all the premises would have to be clearly identified, set on separate lines, and the conclusion written at the bottom. In this case, the conclusion is actually the firs